Watch now: Chemical global market access for small appliances
UL Solutions experts are hosting a complimentary webinar mapping the global regulatory frameworks and activities that impact your products.
Feb. 8, 2024
Judith Haber, chemical expert and technical manager, UL Solutions
Bruce Ng, chemical expert and technical manager, UL Solutions
Chemical regulations for small appliances are complex. Stakeholders along the value chain face challenges in tracking and managing compliance with applicable requirements. Navigating compliance is further complicated because regulatory requirements vary widely from state to state and country to country.
Different regulatory bodies around the world have established regulatory frameworks that address how to manage hazardous chemicals. Some of these frameworks specifically address chemicals related to small appliances and electrical and electronic products. Others generally address chemicals and chemical management.
- European Union (EU) regulations, including the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) regulation, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive.
- Insights on the U.K. approach to chemical regulatory compliance for small appliances.
- U.S. regulations, including Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (also known as Proposition 65), and Restricted Substances in Children’s Products.
- Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations all over the world.
- How UL Solutions can help you navigate compliance.