The term referred to global requirements concerning supply chain due diligence obligations for importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores and gold originating from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
Regulation EC No. 1935/2004 defines the framework for all materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. GMP essentially describes quality assurance standards applicable to the production and inspection, with the requirements for printing inks detailed in the Annex.
Regulation (1907/2006/EC) concerning the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (effective June 1, 2007).
As a European Regulation, REACH does not have to be ratified at the national level. In addition, REACH is non-industry-specific and therefore applies equally to manufacturers and importers in every industry. Although the focus is on chemicals, the entire supply chain is affected. Everyone is required to report SVCH contents to the downstream user and to ensure that Annex XIV and XVII materials are eliminated/replaced by the deadline.
RoHS in China: “Administrative Measure on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products”. (effective March 1, 2007)
RoHS in California: “Electronic Waste Recycling Act”. This law requires the recycling of optical playback devices and prohibits certain ingredients. (effective January 1, 2007)
ROHS in Korea: “The Act for Resource Recycling of Electrical/Electronic Products and Automobiles” contains standards for hazardous substances. (effective July 1, 2008)
RoHS in India: “E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2010” mandates the environmentally sound disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment and restricts the use of hazardous substances. (in the planning stage)
RoHS in Japan: Under the “Law for Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances”, manufacturers and importers have an obligation to provide information on ingredients in certain electronic products.
(effective August 1, 2001)
RoHS in Turkey: “Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment” contains standards for hazardous substances. (effective July 1, 2008)
With the amendment of the Waste Framework Directive (ARRL) by Regulation 2018/831/EU, ECHA was mandated to introduce a database (SCIP database) in which, according to Article 33 (1), the information shall be entered by the suppliers.
Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) EPA evaluates potential risks from new and existing chemicals and acts to address any unreasonable risks chemicals may have on human health and the environment.