Posted on 12 September, 2022

Do you know that product compliances are about to become more competent and faster? The compliances enforced by the EU will undergo a revolution as there will be a Chemical Audit Agency very soon for the effective enforcement and auditing of the compliance. Hence, this article will deal with the changes in REACH compliance and […]

Posted on 9 September, 2022

Have you ever heard of lithium batteries? It is a rechargeable battery with enclosed lithium ions where the lithium ions shift from the negative to the positive electrode while de-energizing and vice versa while energizing. So, you can say that lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are one of the most advanced inventions of electrochemistry.  Considering other rechargeable […]

Posted on 22 August, 2022

ECHA over the years have been taking more initiatives to regulate and promote the safer use of chemicals with SCIP and REACH compliance to be the primary ones. On 5th January 2021 all European Union producers, assemblers, importers, and distributors of articles containing substances of very high concern (SVHCs) on the Candidate List in a […]

Posted on 8 August, 2022

We have all heard of REACH regulations on the products and materials that harm the environment. But do you know that REACH compliance should also be adhered to by nanomaterials? Nanomaterials are materials or chemical substances whose sizes range from 1 to 100 nanometers. These nanomaterials may exhibit different characteristics due to the increase in […]

Posted on 6 August, 2022

To begin with, REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, Restriction Of Chemicals. The majority of chemical compounds produced in or imported into Great Britain are subject to the UK REACH regulation. Duties That Falls Under REACH: The company is required to recognize and control the hazards posed by the substances which are produced and sold […]

Posted on 4 August, 2022

If you are supplying goods or selling your products to the European Union, you might have known what REACH compliance is, and why should you demonstrate one? REACH (registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals) is a European regulation issued to address the production of chemicals to prevent the environment and human health from its […]

Posted on 6 July, 2022

Various factors lead to potential concern in the import and export of the chemicals and have been around for a longer time. The reasons for these concerns in the supply chain are due to consumer-shareholder demands, compliance regulations, policies, and liabilities. So, speaking about compliance, one of the most notable regulations that rules the entire […]

Posted on 27 June, 2022

One of the most common defences under Proposition 65 is what is often called the safe harbour defense. In its simplest form the safe harbour defense says you don’t have to give a warning, if the daily exposure level in the question is lower than a level set by the state.  The state’s safe harbour […]

Posted on 23 June, 2022

The Extended Minerals Reporting Template (EMRT) is used in cobalt and mica supply chains to determine the country of origin and to identify refiners and processors.  This template is developed by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI). Previously RMI developed separate templates for cobalt and mica called Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT) and Mica Reporting Template (MRT) […]

Posted on 18 June, 2022

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are hazardous organic chemicals with particular properties: Persistent, Bioaccumulative, Toxic and very mobile (long‐distance travelers). It causes risks for humans and the environment such as Ecological and Health impacts. Which substances are currently POPs? POPs examples: Dichloro‐diphenyl‐trichloroethane (DDT), Polybomodiphenyl ether, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), Polychlorinated dibenzo‐p‐dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF) Three Main […]