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Understanding Restrictive Substances in Plastics

Understanding the evolving EU RoHS Directive and the responsibilities of manufacturers to demonstrate conformity.

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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. 

Learning objectives:

  • 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


Kenneth R. Vessey, Jr., senior staff engineer and distinguished member of technical staff, UL

Webinar date:

Feb. 10, 2021

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Understanding Restrictive Substances in Plastics

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