full materials declaration

The Power of a Long-Term Compliance Strategy — With Full Materials Declarations

With voices louder than ever, governments and the general public are pressuring manufacturers to develop products that meet increasing regulations, as a means to protect the environment and people.    Regulations spanning conflict minerals to REACH to Prop 65 and more require suppliers and manufacturers in industries such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, heavy equipment, outdoor power equipment, recreational vehicle and […]

emergency generators

5 Ways to Ensure Your Emergency Generator Is Compliant

Companies often overlook the proper air permit and maintenance logs for their on-site emergency generators. After all, they’re used so infrequently they become an afterthought. Sometimes, we mistakenly believe the vendor that installed the equipment was also responsible for the air permits. To further confuse matters, each state has its own requirements for the permitting […]

waste framework directive

ECHA Promises Insight to the Forthcoming Waste Framework Directive Database Requirements

After resource negotiations with the European Commission, ECHA is on its way to creating the Waste Framework Directive SVHC database prototype.   As a refresher, the database is the result of ECHA revising its Waste Framework Directive, which officially went into effect July 2018. It will exist for companies importing, producing or supplying products to input any […]

waste framework directive

The Waste Framework Directive Database and REACH Dates That Will Affect Your Company

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is working on establishing a centralized database of product data from companies that produce, import or sell articles containing listed substances in the European Union.   The EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD) database, while revised solely to affect the EU as it works toward achieving a circular economy, will directly impact North […]

Conflict Mineral

How to Deal When Conflict Minerals Emerge in Your Supply Chain

The requirement to report conflict minerals is nothing new. Since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was laid out in 2010, finalized by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2012, with its first reporting period underway in 2013, the automotive industry and others have been faced with weeding out […]

Waste Framework Directive

Be Prepared: ECHA WFD Will Affect Your North American Automotive Company Chemical Reporting

Though REACH has no substantial upcoming changes in 2020, new EU legislation will have major impacts on how automotive companies that import to the European Union report chemicals.  In July 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) revised the Waste Framework Directive. As a result, ECHA will develop a database for companies to record the presence of hazardous chemicals in […]

REACH regulations

3 Challenges Brexit Poses on REACH Compliance

Apr 17, 2018 DXC Presentation

Apr 17, 2018 Honda Presentation

Apr 17, 2018 GM Presentation