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Electronic Industry

We offer global compliance solutions

Electronic Industry

Emerging regulations and standards are forcing the electronic sector to be as flexible as it is quick. And to excel, electronic companies need to overcome both existing and emerging regulatory challenges in the market. REACHLaw provides global compliance solutions to the electronic sector, to help it to succeed in their globalization efforts.

Case Studies

CASE 1: Lead Registrations
Organisation nameDU company
SectorElectronic appliance manufacturer
Services offeredAnalysis of alternatives; Socio-Economic Analysis; Chemical Safety Report
Problem

Sodium chromate has been included in the REACH authorisation list with a sunset date in September 2017. The company applying for authorisation produces goods for mobile comfort lifestyle, and the substance listed for authorisation is essential for the function of a specific product of the applicant. A use-specific Analysis of Alternatives and Socio-Economic Analysis for authorisation were prepared to ensure continued use after the sunset date as long as required.

Our solution

REACHLaw collected information from the client and based on that information formulated a realistic non-use scenario for the joint AoA and SEA report.

Further information

The dossier is at the moment available for commenting at ECHA website.

CASE 2: Authorisation Application - Sodium chromate
Organisation nameElectronic Appliance Manufacturer
SectorElectronic Industry
Services offeredAnalysis of alternatives; Socio-Economic Analysis; Chemical Safety Report
Problem

Sodium chromate has been included in the REACH authorisation list with a sunset date in September 2017. The company applying for authorisation produces goods for mobile comfort lifestyle, and the substance listed for authorisation is essential for the function of a specific product of the applicant. A use-specific Analysis of Alternatives and Socio-Economic Analysis for authorisation were prepared to ensure continued use after the sunset date as long as required.

Our solution

REACHLaw collected information from the client and based on that information formulated a realistic non-use scenario for the joint AoA and SEA report.

Further information

The dossier is at the moment available for commenting at ECHA website.

CASE 3: Advocacy support services - Electronics
Organisation nameElectronic component manufacturer
SectorElectronics
Services offeredPreparation of contribution to public consultation
Problem

The European Commission launched a public consultation on restriction proposal for Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), PFOA salts and PFOA-related substances. A substance included in this category is used in the manufacturing process of electronic components by a DU company.

Our solution

REACHLaw prepared a DU company specific comment comprising of a realistic non-use scenario, Socio-Economic Analysis and Analysis of Alternatives. The arguments used were in line with the comment from the industry sector representative. Based on the comment, ECHA committees proposed to exempt the use of the PFOA-related substance in electronic component manufacture without a review period.

Further information

The reviewed restriction proposal is currently undergoing public consultation.


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