New EEC Regulation Project on Hazardous Substances
As the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), that includes Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, is about to adopt a Regulation restricting hazardous substances in electronic and radio-electronic equipment, manufacturers, importers and retailers active in the EEC markets should start preparing for the impending changes to the market access process. SGS can support them market access process at every step of the way.
It is anticipated that EEC member states will reach an agreement on the new RoHS-like regulation in the first few months of 2014. The Regulation’s goal is to bring the EEC countries closer to their major trading neighbor, the European Union. Observers report that the EEC countries are currently in the process of reviewing a first Regulation draft and are intensely negotiating the scope of products and the restriction limits for hazardous substances.
Current EU RoHS Directive
The current version of the EU RoHS Directive (http://ec.europa.eu/
SGS Support for Compliance with New Market Access Rules
As one of the leading global suppliers of hazardous substance services, SGS is strategically positioned to help manufacturers, importers and retailers cope with the requirements imposed by RoHS-like regulations around the world.
Furthermore, SGS has a long-standing presence and extensive understanding of the regulatory landscape of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The SGS experts operating in these markets and the company’s extensive network of testing laboratories and expertise in the major manufacturing regions allow to accompany products from the design phase all the way to their launch on the EEC markets.
With the imminent adoption of the EEC Hazardous Substances Regulation, now is the best time to ensure that products destined for the EEC markets will comply with the upcoming hazardous substances requirements. Whatever the product type, support from SGS experts is just a few clicks away.
Please do not hesitate to contact an SGS representative for further information.
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