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Feb 10, 2021
  • Webinar

Understanding Restrictive Substances in Plastics

Learn about the changing scope of the EU RoHS directive and the tools available for manufacturers to develop and maintain their due diligence.

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Date & Time


Feb 10, 2021 11:00am CST


12:00pm CST



Webinar description and learning objectives:

The European Union (EU) Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive and similar regulations around the world oversee the use of hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. These regulations are constantly evolving, adding new substance restrictions and responsibilities for manufacturers to demonstrate conformity.  

Join us to gain a better understanding of the changing scope regarding substance restrictions,  future regulations under consideration and the tools available for manufacturers to develop and maintain their due diligence.

Key topics covered:

  • Overview of the additional substances currently under consideration for future restrictions 
  • Review of the RoHS and halogen testing methodologies
  • Understand the tools you can employ to demonstrate compliance and due diligence, including UL’s certification program for plastics
  • Learn how to identify RoHS and non-halogen materials using UL’s Product iQ® certification database

Other webinars in this series

Webinar 2: Plastics in Outdoor Use and Special Applications

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

11 a.m. CST

Webinar 3: The Importance of Using Certified Plastics for Additive Manufacturing

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

11 a.m. CST

Webinar 4: Demystifying Small-Scale Flammability Testing

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

11 a.m. CST

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