Posted on 1 December, 2022

Water is one of the essential things for any living form to sustain in this world. Proposition 65, or the Safe Drinking Water And Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is an amendment implemented by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of California to protect the water resource from contamination and harmful substances. Thus, […]

Posted on 7 October, 2022

Do you know that various health regulatory authorities ask chemical manufacturers to maintain Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)? The OEL indicates the exposure level where the individual can experience the hazardous chemicals in the specified environment. The exposure limit range is determined by the substance’s carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and acute toxicity. So, to label and classify the […]

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 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 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 […]