China restricts chemicals

Kovac, Matt; Cozier, Muriel
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports that China has introduced the first phase of restrictions on some chemicals that are used in electronic equipment. The disclosure requirements are for lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl and polybrominated diphenyl ether. Companies throughout the supply chain will have to ensure that electronic products are clearly labelled if they contain any of six listed hazardous substances.


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