Webinar - ECJ Ruling - REACH SVHC Definition of an Article

Once an Article, Always an Article

OTTAWA, 11 Sept. 2015 /CNW/ - On 30 September 2015, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar addressing the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the definition of an article for REACH SVHCs.  On 10 September 2015, the ECJ ruled that each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product is covered by the relevant duties to notify and provide information when they contain a substance of very high concern (SVHC) in a concentration above 0.1% of their mass.  Therefore, the presence of REACH SVHCs in a component of a complex article needs to be communicated to the customer if it exceeds 0.1% w/w of the component.

This webinar will focus on the technical ramifications of the ECJ ruling on product manufacturers, how to update current REACH information, and how to manage compliance for REACH SVHCs on an ongoing basis.  The practical steps will include a discussion of incorporating the new compliance requirement of RoHS Commission Delegated Directive 2015/863 (phthalates) into the product compliance update.

Beyond a technical explanation of the ruling, this webinar will focus primarily on how to comply in practice.  In particular, there will be a discussion of which compliance steps need to be changed or adapted.

The REACH SVHC topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Contents of the ruling
  • Differences between old and new definition
  • Ramifications
  • Updating product compliance in a practical manner
  • Supply chain readiness
  • Managing compliance in the longer term
  • Parallel compliance work with RoHS Commission Delegated Directive 2015/863
  • Changes in risk-based assessment and testing options

Due to the expected interest in this topic, two (2) webinars are being held on September 30th to accommodate a larger audience.

Webinar - REACH SVHC Definition of an Article Ruling
Date: 30 September 2015
Time: 10 am and 2pm Eastern
Duration: 1 hour plus Q&A
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7198257805101633025 or on Claigan Website at http://www.claigan.com/signup.php

Register now or send e-mail to webinar@claigan.com.  For more information on Claigan Environmental's restricted materials, see Claigan's services at http://www.claigan.com/svhc.php.

About Claigan Environmental (www.claigan.com)

Claigan is a leading provider of compliance and testing solutions for RoHS, REACH SVHC, Conflict Minerals, and related global restriction materials requirements.  Claigan is dedicated to providing practical solutions for restricted materials compliance, product safety, and component engineering.  At Claigan, we believe in 'More Results.  Less Journey.'

SOURCE Claigan Environmental Inc.

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