Single use plastic bans are on the rise

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), only 9% of all plastic waste gets recycled. Most of it ends up in landfills or in the environment. Plastic bags and foamed plastic products seem to be perceived by governments as the most problematic single use plastics, given their easily observable presence in the environment. There […]
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UPDATE France: Packaging labelling – court decision stops enforcement

On March 15, the French Administrative Court granted urgent petitions filed by the two applicants Der Gruene Punkt Duales System Deutschland GmbH and PRO Europe Sprl. The petitioners` applications have put the enforcement of the Decree on misleading labeling with regard to the separate collection of product waste from November 30, 2020 on hold. All […]
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Material Compliance 2022

UPDATE: EU Product compliance –Medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) moving further into focus

Last week two publications have moved medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) further into focus of regulatory ambitions under REACH Regulation 1907/2006 and RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU: ∞ The European Chemicals Agency announced their intention to include MCCPs in the candidate list, which would confirm their identification as a substance of very high concern (svhc). MCCPs belong to […]
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UPDATE CZ: “Visible Fee” for WEEE introduced!

On January 1, 2021 the new law on waste products No. 542/2020 entered into force in the Czech Republic. It introduces a “Visible Fee” requirement for electrical and electronic equipment. This means that the cost for taking back, treating and disposing of waste equipment must be displayed separately from the product price on the invoice […]
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UPDATE: Declarable Substances List

On January 19, the IEC 62474 was updated. The international standard contains the declarable substances list (DSL), exemption lists, material classifications and material declaration data exchange specifications. The list provides valuable support for manufacturers and suppliers in order to specify and control substances which are subject to regulations and may be present in electrical and […]
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NovaLoop - News Battery Removability

UPDATE Germany: Product design issues strengthened through waste legislation proposal!

After France has already taken on the lead among the member states in connection with the EU’s “Circular Economy Action Plan” and its strategy for sustainable products (e.g. “Reparability Index” labeling required since January 1, 2021), the trend towards strengthening sustainable product design in the context of waste legislation is also progressing in Germany. At […]
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NovaLoop GLORIA: Our solution for an up-to-date environmental data base!

Today we are excited to launch the second of our 6 main service modules – NovaLoop GLORIA. NovaLoop GLORIA (“ Global Regulatory Impact Alerting”) is our solution to keep you up to date with constantly changing regulatory requirements and to reliably ensure that your environmental data management base for RoHS, REACH, ELV (IMDS & POPs), […]
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NovaLoop COSIMA: Our solution for your material data management

Today we are excited to launch the first of our 6 main service modules – COSIMA. NovaLoop COSIMA is our solution for your material data management (“Compliant Substance Inventory Management”).  This module comprises of several components which are built as an intuitive and interrelating structure: Substance Inventory Mapping Company Audit Gap Analysis Workshop Implementation & […]
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Israel – New REACH draft law implements centralized registration management

Israel has notified a new “REACH” draft law to the WTO on January 6, 2021. The “Industrial Chemicals Registering Law, no 5781-2020″ establishes a new mechanism aiming to reduce harmful effects to humans and the environment from chemicals used as raw materials in the local industry. Comments may be submitted within 60 days of notification. […]
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SCIP: Duty to provide information applies as of today (January 5, 2021)!

Long anticipated, the obligation to provide information on the substances of the REACh Candidate List in the SCIP database at ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) has, in most Member States, come into force today. This means that producers, importers, downstream users or distributors placing articles on the market which contain SVHCs (“Substances of Very High Concern”) […]
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