China and South Korea bring in versions of RoHS

Kovac, Matt; Cozier, Muriel
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p33
Trade Publication
This article reveals the plans of China and South Korea to introduce their own versions of the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive. Both countries want to minimise the impact of chemicals contained in electronic products, from electronic goods to sports equipment. Manufacturers and exporters of electrical and electronic products were told at the International Electrotechnical Commission conference that they had to comply with Chinas rules in 2007. Korea's rules will apply from 2008.


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