Smart Group Offers Feb. Webinar on RoHS, WEEE and REACH PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Friday, 07 January 2011 12:18

BUCKS, UK – On Feb. 1, The Smart Group will offer a one-hour webinar to summarize all recent changes made to RoHS and REACH, and to explain some of the issues delaying the amendment of the WEEE Directive.

The most significant impact of the changes will be bringing all ten EEE categories into scope, including medical devices and monitoring and control instruments. The creation of an additional “catch-all” category will include other EEE not mentioned elsewhere.

The WEEE Directive amendment process has stalled over some unresolved issues, but the REACH and CLP regulations continue to move forward with more SVHCs proposed; the first registration deadline passed on Nov. 30 has 4300 substances registered already. This important stage in the legislation will be covered by Smart Group technical committee members.

Topics will include: RoHS: Are you now in scope? When do you have to take action? RoHS: Are you dependent on existing exemptions that now have been revised? RoHS: What additional work will be needed now that CE marking is required? WEEE: What are the proposed changes and will the EU politicians ever agree on them? REACH: Can you rely on the availability of products and substances necessary for your products?

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