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New SCIP Database 2.0 Released –
Data on Reducing Hazardous Substances

By: SiliconExpert
November 24th, 2021

November 24, 2021 – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has released a new version of the SCIP database, version 2.0 “Dissemination platform V2”.    Importance of the SCIP Database The SCIP Database (Substances of Concern In Products) is a list of data concerning materials and substances of very high concern (SVHCs). This database was developed…

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Stay Compliant with Extended Mineral Reporting

By: SiliconExpert
October 26th, 2021

October 20, 2021, RMI (Responsible Mineral Initiatives) has released a new template that combines the existing Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT) and Mica Reporting Template (MRT). This new template is called the Extended Minerals Reporting Template (EMRT). Mica and cobalt are both used extensively in manufacturing….

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New Regulations on Toxic Substances Control Act

By: SiliconExpert
October 15th, 2021

Summary Earlier in October 2021, Michal Freedhoff, Head of EPA chemicals program, announced a more stringent policy regarding chemicals in manufactured goods In Jan 2021, EPA regulated 5 persistent bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals to remove them from certain articles March 8 of 2021, the EPA extended compliance deadline to March 8,…

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