The proof isn’t in the pudding, it’s in the lab report

product compliance, reach, rohs

Product compliance requires supply chain transparency. Here is how OEMs can achieve this. Changes to the EU Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), EU REACH, and U.S. Conflict Minerals regulations make the need for supply chain transparency more crucial than ever. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in 2015 that the 0.1% threshold for notifying users about REACH SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) in articles applies to “each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product” rather than to the assembled end product. Many RoHS exemptions expired in the summer of 2016, marking the end of a long quest by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to understand how their products were affected and find suitable substitutes and replacements for critical sourced components. The only way for OEMs to stay ahead of the increasing requirements of the “regulation curve” is to have complete information on all materials and

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