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September 25, 2019

Welcome to the September 2019 Design Chain Associates E-mail Newsletter!

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Big Changes in the European Union

The way you do business in the EU, particularly if you do not have a legal presence there, will be changing. New requirements will be coming into force and several potentially relevant consultations are underway, including the following:

I will be discussing some of these more extensively in next month's TTI MarketEYE column.

EPA Calls for Nominations for 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

The US EPA has announced the call for nominations for the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Nominations are due December 31, 2019. Find out more here.

DCA Articles & DCA In The News

Note that you can now catch-up on past DCA newsletters on our DCA In The News web page!

August 8, 2019 TTI MarketEYE: EcoDesign Meets Circularity; The Challenge of Wearables. The EcoDesign Directive finally moves beyond energy and the product use phase, while wearable technologies must comprehend the implications of new substances and new uses of existing substances.

June 17, 2019 TTI MarketEYE: Updates: China RoHS gets a Conformity Assessment System, and the CPSC Organohalogen Flame Retardant Ban gets a Report.

June 3, 2019 DCA Newsletter: June 2019. The China RoHS 2 Conformity Assessment System.

May 22, 2019 Chemical Watch: China issues conformity assessment rules for RoHS2. Two conformity assessment approaches have been defined, along with a new mark, for EEPs in the initial catalog.

May 17, 2019 DCA Newsletter: May 2019. More on organohalogen flame retardant restrictions and conferences to attend.

Events to Attend

Block out June 16-18, 2020 for the 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, to be held in Seattle, Washington! If you have ideas for presentations please let me know.

More to come! Stay tuned.

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Best Regards,
Michael Kirschner

Design Chain Associates LLC

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