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Expert analysis of electronics-related legislation and compliance requirements, such as RoHS, REACH and WEEE, from industry expert Gary Nevison of Farnell.

US RoHS

US RoHS and WEEE-status by State

If your business needs to know the status of RoHS and / or WEEE in the various US States then click here. Directive Decoder…

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California lighting

Important changes have been announced as part of the California Lighting Efficiency and Toxics Reduction Act that entered into force in October 2007. California’s reduction of hazardous substances legislation, best described as a “mini RoHS”, will prohibit the manufacturing of products that do not meet requirements from 1 January…

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RoHS-but not as we know it?

The Environmental Design of Electrical Equipment (EDEE) Act has recently been put before the House of Representatives as a proposed amendment to the Toxic Substances Control Act  (TSCA…

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