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 […]

Posted on 21 April, 2022

Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (ROHS) is one of the European Union’s major directives to regulate the consumption of electrical products. The European Government issued this directive in February 2003 by restricting the inclusion of a specific hazardous chemical substance in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) production. The following are the ten substances restricted by […]

Posted on 17 March, 2022

The electronic industry keeps on evolving and has undergone various changes. Most changes these industries have experienced are due to government regulations and laws. One of the recent developments in the rules of fabricating the electronic design is REACH compliance and ROHS. So, electronic manufacturers and other related creators should pay close attention to these […]

Posted on 29 January, 2022

The European Union adopted the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (REACH) Directive (EU). It aimed to protect the health of the public and the ecosystem from the threats posed by various chemical substances. This regulation also paves the way for alternative ways to conduct hazard assessments by decreasing tests on animals. This blog post will highlight […]

Posted on 13 January, 2022

You might be familiar with the growing talk around the internet of things (IoT) and how it can bring the futuristic world closer to us. IoT devices communicate with each other through a shared network and are programmed to act on the input with little to no human intervention. In simple terms, IoT technology enables […]

Posted on 28 December, 2021

Every company would have their workers’ safety in mind. The concern is even more serious in industries handling hazardous chemicals. It is the reason why manufacturing and industrial sectors depend on Safety Data Sheets (SDS). It becomes very essential during an emergency as the document contains crucial information about the use, maintenance, and mitigation of […]

Posted on 1 December, 2021

Most products in the modern world are made up of electrical and electronic components. We cannot say that every piece inside the circuit is safe to use. However, some products are necessary for the operation of the electronic system even though they are harmful. Therefore, the European Union came up with Restriction of Hazardous Substances […]