Entries by Will Martin

Is the Automotive Industry Prepared to Comply with the SCIP?

ECHA is moving towards using the Substances of Concern in articles or in complex objects [Products] database (SCIP) to regulate the gathering of information regarding hazardous materials, but the automotive industry already has a system in place to do the same thing: International Material Database System (IMDS). Will this help the automotive industry be more […]

The Circular Economy Is Looping Around for all EU Manufacturing and Importers In 2021

Preparations for the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD) database are gathering steam, especially with the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA’s) recently published “Detailed information requirements for the SCIP database.” Under Article 9 of the WFD, ECHA is required to have the SCIP database in place by 5 January 2020 and ready for data submission beginning 5 […]

Is the UK crashing out of the EU on 31st October?

Three years have passed since UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016 by a majority of 51.9% to 48.1%. Despite the UK triggering Article 50 to initiate the formal exit process with a leave date set for the 29 March 2019, the UK remains within the EU until at least the extended […]

Implications of No-Deal Brexit on the UK Automotive Industry

Three years have passed since UK voted to leave the EU on the 23 June 2016 by a majority of 51.9% to 48.1%. Despite the UK triggering Article 50 to initiate the formal exit process with a leave date set for the 29 March 2019, the UK remains within the EU until the extended Article […]

Why You Should Prepare Now for a No-Deal Brexit

Three years have passed since UK voted to leave the EU on the 23 June 2016 by a majority of 51.9% to 48.1%. Despite the UK triggering Article 50 to initiate the formal exit process with a leave date set for the 29 March 2019, the UK remains within the EU until the extended Article […]