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According to ENDS Europe Members of the European Parliament are concerned at the time taken for REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to reach the Candidate List.   The European Parliament’s environment committee has questioned why there are only 29 substances on the Candidate List even though there are around 500 substances that meet the criteria for SVHCs.   It was observed that it would take more than 30 years, at the current rate of 15 per year, to include all curren ...
Recently released data for the UK shows that 36.66% of household WEEE was collected in 2009 compared to 30.66% in 2008. This came despite 9.86% less electrical and electronic equipment being put on the market in 2009. This still remains significantly behind the 65% collection target that the EC has proposed from 2016.   Find out more global legislation information.   Register with   element14 to be able to receive the latest global legislation   updates   Fo ...