January 18 Edition
APA Engineering
Check the New updates on Environmental Regulatory Affairs through APA CONNECTS

Dear Reader,
We are delighted to introduce our first newsletter titled 'APA Connects', on a constant effort we intended to publish on a periodic basis to keep regulatory community updated on the current industry on going compliance initiatives, approaches, trends and law enforcements.

It’s the New Year, often a time for new dreams and goals, this month’s newsletter is all about what’s new on the environmental compliance.


Inside the Newsletter
 
arrow.png  Amendment of EU ELV Directive- Annex II
arrow.png  Adaptation in IMDS RECOMMENDATION
arrow.png  Reaching the REACH deadlines 2018
arrow.png  Major Changes in the CMRT Version 5.10
arrow.png  Consumer Electronics batters on the Conflict minerals free sourcing
arrow.png  UAE plunges on implementing RoHS standards
arrow.png  India plans to make new rules on Biocides
arrow.png  Creating awareness on GLAPS


 
Amendment of EU ELV Directive- Annex II
 
In 2019, the following changes will be made to the three entries of ELV Annex II. The exemptions scheduled for 2019 are:

8(e). Lead in high melting temperature type solders (i.e. lead-based alloys containing 85 % by weight or more lead)
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Adaptation in IMDS RECOMMENDATION
 
The automotive industry associations AIAG, CLEPA and JAPIA worked together & made major changes on IMDS RECOMMENDATIONS and published a newer version on 10th November 2017.
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Adaptation in IMDS RECOMMENDATION

 
Reaching the REACH deadlines 2018
 
Reaching the REACH deadlines 2018
 
The final registration spell of REACH Regulation is fast approaching, plays a greater impact on the small and medium sized companies.
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Major Changes in the CMRT Version 5.10
 
Major Changes in the CMRT Version 5.10
 
A newer version of conflict minerals reporting template CMRT 5.10 has been released by responsible minerals initiative(RMI) supporting companies which helps the companies to transfer the information through the supply chain regarding mineral country of origin and smelters and refiners being utilized.
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Consumer Electronics batters on the Conflict minerals free sourcing
 
Consumer Electronics batters on the Conflict minerals free sourcing
 
Consumer electronics companies are keen on promoting conflict free sourcing initiative from DRC to their products manufactured.
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UAE plunges on implementing RoHS standards
 
UAE plunges on implementing RoHS standards
 
UAE has declared its entry on implementing a regulation on Restriction of Hazardous substances (RoHS). UAE RoHS took effect on April 28, 2017.
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India plans to make new rules on Biocides
 
India plans to make new rules on Biocides
 
To revamp on the country’s regulation governance, India is planning to implement new rules governing biocides in paint – and possibly other industrial applications-with in the end of 2018.
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Creating awareness on GLAPS
 
Creating awareness on GLAPS
 
The Global List of Automotive Process Substance (GLAPS) is the common standard list for reporting of process substances within the automotive industry.
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APA exhibited at RMI conference at Santa Clara, California in Oct17
 
APA exhibited at RMI conference at Santa Clara, California in Oct17
 
 
APA exhibited at IMDS Summit at Novi, Michigan in Oct17
 
APA exhibited at IMDS Summit at Novi, Michigan in Oct17
 
 



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