Extended EU RoHS exemption for cadmium in illumination and display lighting applications proposed

In order to distinguish between the use in illumination and the use in display lighting, Exemption 39 would be split into two exemptions. The use of cadmium in downshifting cadmium based semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots for use in display lighting applications should therefore be exempted from the...
Posted On 25 Jan 2015

DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP to be regulated under RoHS

Pursuant to Article 6(1) of RoHS 2, the first review of Annex II was due July 2014. The Commission published an open call and launched a preparatory study in November 2012. The consultants (Environmental Agency Vienna, UBA) developed a methodology for the identification, pre-assessment and assessment of substances...
Posted On 03 Jan 2015

Adler and Allan Ltd prosecuted after tanker explosion causes horrific burns

A national oil and environmental services company has been fined £25,000 after two workers were badly burned in a tanker explosion. One of the men suffered life-changing injuries that left him in a critical condition and mean he is now unable to expose his skin to direct sunlight. The 32-year-old from Eccles, who...
Posted On 03 Dec 2014

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Posted On 03 Jun 2013