Chemicals in electrical and electronic equipment

How do you manage the risks of chemicals in your electrical and electronic products?

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The world’s biggest electrical and electronics manufacturers rely on Enhesa Product to proactively manage their compliance and product safety efforts.

It’s never been more important for manufacturers to understand what their products are made of, and how this influences not only their compliance but also their circularity and sustainability. But for product safety professionals managing compliance for the world’s biggest electronics and electrical product manufacturers, this is not an easy task.

We know that compliance teams within the electronics industry face three big challenges:

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Understanding the hazardous substances within their products, and communicating this throughout the supply chain.

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Keeping up with regulations controlling the use of (hazardous) substances in electronic and electrical products.

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Following trends towards circularity (and sustainable development) and especially keeping up with rules on extended producer responsibility requirements on batteries and waste.

Reach your compliance goals with Enhesa Product

In addition to these EEE-specific challenges, global developments in the field of safe chemicals management indicate that pressure will grow on all manufacturers to improve their internal knowledge of chemicals and toxicology.

As the leading global provider of independent intelligence and insight for product safety professionals managing chemicals, Enhesa Product is perfectly positioned to help you overcome these challenges.

Use our award-winning news coverage and analysis, world-class compliance tools, unparalleled events, and training programs and our team of experts to manage risks, meet your compliance goals and exceed the expectations of your customers.

Introducing our experts

Leigh Stringer

Managing Editor, Europe, Chemical Watch News & Insight

Before joining Enhesa (formerly Chemical Watch), Leigh wrote for the Press Association, ICIS and edie.net, covering a range of environmental and business-related topics. He also contributes to Guardian Sustainable Business.

Nhat Nguyen

Chief Analyst

Nhat joined Enhesa (formerly Chemical Watch) in April 2018. He is a US-licensed attorney, and was previously a regulatory analyst and consultant, advising customers on a range of issues in Asia, the EU and the US.

Shimshon Roth

Regulatory and Compliance Analyst

Shimshon helps global businesses by providing regulatory monitoring services covering the Israeli chemicals control legislation. Before joining Enhesa (formerly Chemical Watch) he spent 25 years at the Hazardous Materials Department of the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Recent news coverage of electronics

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Charge limit for lithium batteries in equipment will be optional, aviation panel says

13 March 2024 | Decision will allow transport of fully charged medical devices

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Countries, stakeholders suggest global treaty for lead, cadmium and other metals

5 March 2024 | Calls for mercury-style legally binding instrument

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China updates methods to test for RoHS2 restricted substances in electronics

4 March 2024 | GB/T 39560 standards apply from 1 March

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An Introduction to EU RoHS

Get a thorough understanding of the EU RoHS Directive with this eLearning course.

Find out key aspects of its history, what is in store for the future, and insights into industry ‘best practices’ for incorporating RoHS compliance into your company’s product lifecycle management processes.

The course covers:

  • EU RoHS overview and requirements.
  • Beyond the basics.
  • Complying with RoHS.
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Global Restrictions on Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Over two modules, get an understanding of the global regulations restricting hazardous substances in electric and electronic equipment (EEE). The course covers regulations such as the European Union’s RoHS Directive, as well as the adoption of ‘RoHS-type’ regulations by different jurisdictions around the world and other regulations also restricting hazardous substances in EEE.

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