European Union's regulation on chemicals and their safe use. It deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances. Effective as of 1 June, 2007.
Restrictions on Hazardous Substances Directive. European Union Directive that restricts the use of six substances (mercury, lead, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ether) in electrical and electronic equipment. Effective as of 1 July, 2006.
Substances of Very High Concern. A list of substances, maintained by the European Chemicals Agency, taken from those thought to have adverse effects on human health and the environment. In the future, the list is expected to grow to include roughly 1,500 substances.
Japan Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative. A council of leading electronics manufacturers, founded in January 2001, that seeks to reduce the labor involved in conducting green procurement surveys and improve the quality of responses received by creating standardized survey-materials lists and survey-response formats.
Joint Article Management Promotion-consortium. A trade group established in September 2006 as an initiative to promote cross-industrial activities contributing to its mission—to properly manage information on chemical substances contained in an article (another term for components, molding, etc.), and to establish and disseminate a concrete system for disclosing and transmitting this information throughout the entire supply chain.
Article Information Sheet. Format specially used by JAMP to distribute information regarding the chemical substances contained in products. Information detailed includes such items as mass, region and materials used in molded products, as well as materials relevant to management regulations such as relevance, chemicals, amount, and density.
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Date: 23 August, 2010
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