IEC is to take part in talks on the critical environmental requirements for electronics. The organizers are the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) and IPC, a global trade and industry-based association which represents the printed board and electronics assembly industry.
IEC Technical Committee 111, which prepares environmental standards for electrical and electronic products, has built a strong working relationship with China Quality Certification Centre (CQC), the largest professional certification body in China. In addition to providing product and
The vital role of standards in promoting product quality and international trade was the theme of the recent China Yiwu International Commodities Fair. The Chair of IEC TC 111, Christophe Garnier, was among those taking part.
IEC, ISO and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) are holding a joint meeting in Denver next week to discuss the work of their various technical committees and highlight the areas of collaboration.
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 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.