March 30, 2018

 Entry 51 of the EU REACH Annex XVII restricts the use of 3 phthalates - BBP, DBP and the very popular DEHP from use in toys and childcare articles above 0.1%.  That effectively bans them as plasticizers and affects every company importing toys or childcare items into...

January 30, 2018

Are companies sufficiently concerned about the 2018 REACH registration deadline? Per the 2015 ECHA Roadmap for REACH compliance, May 31st 2018 will be the last registration deadline for existing chemicals.  This deadline applies to companies that manufacture OR import...

November 20, 2017

I took this video of friends on their new Surf boat – what a cool example of new technology.  Also, something potentially designated as a future electronic product.  As countries try to get a handle on the tons of garbage, all sorts of things fall under the heading of...

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