The IEC technical committee that standardizes aspects relating to the circular economy, chemicals management and the ecodesign of electrical and electronic products has updated a key standard used in the supply chain. We spoke to IEC TC 111 Chair Christophe Garnier.
IEC experts from IEC TC 111 have attended an important international conference in San Francisco on chemical restrictions in electronics and electricals. The event on 8th and 9th November brought together legislators, regulators, industry leaders, researchers and other stakeholders.
Smart robot’s and other electronic toys are not only transforming the way that children play, but also creating new safety concerns. Parents need to be careful that the the increasingly complex devices that they are giving their children have been tested and certified.