As environmental concerns skyrocket, chemicals management has become a hot topic for the electrical and electronics industry. Regulatory requirements, which are becoming stricter, have to be met in different areas of the world.
IEC Technical Committee (TC) 111: Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems, is attending a one day conference organized by Chemical Watch devoted to chemicals management for the electronics industry.
During the event which takes place in Brussels on March 28, information on the most recent updates of the EU Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) will be given, as well as plans for UK RoHS post-Brexit. A panel discussion will be looking at how to help industry stay ahead of regulators.
IEC TC 111 Chair Christophe Garnier will be presenting the TC’s work in the area of chemicals management with a specific focus on the new edition of the IEC 62474 standard on substance declaration. (For more info on this standard, read https://iecetech.org/issue/2019-01/Form-and-substance). Speakers include a number of policy makers, industry representatives and researchers in the enviromental sector.
Find out more about the event : https://events.chemicalwatch.com/73247/chemicals-management-for-the-electronics-industry