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Stacey Bowers To Speak At The 2018 ICPHSO Annual Meeting And Training Symposium


Stacey Bowers To Speak At The 2018 ICPHSO Annual Meeting And Training Symposium

Compliance & Risks is delighted to announce that Stacey Bowers, Manager of Compliance & Risks’ Global Market Access team, will be speaking at the 2018 ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium. The event will take […]

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Compliance & Risks Listed In Top 10 Fastest Growing Compliance Companies

Compliance & Risks, the end-to-end global regulatory solutions provider, today announced that it has been named as one of the top 10 fastest growing compliance companies by Silicon Review. As the world’s most trusted online […]

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Louise Forrest to Present on the RoHS Global Regulatory Landscape At London’s Supply Chain Summit

Compliance & Risks is delighted to announce that Louise Forrest, Head of the Global Regulatory Compliance Team, is a guest speaker at the Supply Chain Summit in London and will be presenting on `RoHS: The […]

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Are you an SME Involved in Sourcing Potential Conflict Minerals?

On behalf of the European Commission, RINA Consulting (formerly known as Edif ERA), a consultancy specialized in regulatory compliance, and Estelle Levin, a consultancy specialized in responsible sourcing, is requesting input from small and medium […]

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Connect: Hot off the Press!

Connect, the quarterly newsletter of Compliance & Risks, is out now! Sign up to get your free copy, featuring:  An in-depth look at Miele’s world class product compliance processes A look at how IoT continues to […]

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Heading to AAFA’s Supply Chain Week this June?

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is hosting the exclusive AAFA Supply Chain Week in New York from June 5-8. This unique week combines two of AAFA’s popular events; ‘Product Safety Seminar  – The Latest on […]

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Heading to the Environmental Leader Conference 2017?

Compliance & Risks is delighted to announce that it will be exhibiting at this year’s Environmental Leader Conference.  The event will take place from June 5-7th at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, Colorado, and […]

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Joanne O’Donnell To Speak At ICPHSO 2017 North America Regional Product Safety Training Workshop

Compliance & Risks is delighted to announce that Joanne O’Donnell, Senior Global Regulatory Compliance Specialist will be presenting at ICPHSO 2017 North America Regional Product Safety Training Workshop. The event will take place on June 28th […]

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Are you going to Personal Care Products Council’s 2017 Legal and Regulatory Conference?

This year’s Personal Care Products Council’s 2017 Legal and Regulatory Conference will take place on May 10th at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, La Jolla, California. The event is considered among the most important legal […]

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Expert Briefing: REACH & RoHS – Compliance Essentials for Product Makers & Suppliers

Compliance & Risks and Edif ERA are delighted to announce a face-to-face regulatory briefing on “REACH & RoHS – Compliance Essentials  for Product Makers  & Suppliers“. This event will take place on Tuesday May 16th, […]

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China Publishes Draft Standard on Safety Requirements for Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Products

The Chinese National Consumer Products Safety Standardization Technical Commission recently published a draft standard on Safety Requirements for Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Products. The draft standard contains a list of international and Chinese standards related to […]

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Airbus Defence and Space Appoints Compliance & Risks as Partner of Choice

Airbus Defence and Space has recently signed a three year deal with Compliance & Risks based in Cork, Ireland. Compliance & Risks will support the company in its obligation to ensure legal and contractual product environmental […]

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Stricter Limits On the Way for Lead in Toys

An amendment to the EU Toys Directive was recently adopted  by the EU council in an attempt to strengthen the limits in place for lead usage in toys. The text adopted is identical to that […]

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Taiwan Publishes Revision of EEE Inspection Rules

The Taiwan Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) recently announced a Revision of Mandatory Commodity Inspection Rules, related to 32 types of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). The marking requirements (which have been specified […]

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See whats new with C2P V5.2!

With a feeling of Spring in the air, our most recent update of C2P (V5.2) brings you a fresh new look for some key pages.   Summary PageHistorically called a ‘Source’ page, we’ve renamed these […]

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EU Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Tool for Textile Sector

The EU has just launched a new online tool for managing CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in the textile sector. The aim of the new service is to help improve supply chain performance by managing CSR-related […]

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Taiwan Publishing Labeling Criteria for Electrical and Electronic Products

An Announcement on Labeling Criteria of Electrical and Electronic Products was published recently by The Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs, setting out the requirements for both the content and form of labels for software, hardware, […]

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Compliance & Risks Makes the Inc. 5000 Europe List

Compliance & Risks, the end-to-end global regulatory solutions provider, today announced that it has made the 2017 Inc. 5000 Europe list. Ranked according to percentage revenue growth over the last three years, the Inc. 5000 […]

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US EPA Launches Energy Star Imaging Equipment Version 3.0

The new ENERGY STAR® Imaging Equipment Version 3.0 Development Process has recently been launched by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The official Version 3.0 Discussion Document and Launch Letter are both readily available via […]

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Global Growth of Regulations 2003 to 2017

Here at Compliance & Risks we track new and changing regulations around the world for our clients. These Global Growth of Regulations Charts are the results from 2003 to this year across topics such as […]

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Japan Publishes Draft Amendment on Export Approval of Lead Acid Batteries

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) recently published an amendment related to approving export of specified hazardous waste. It introduces approval standards for export approval of lead acid batteries for OECD (Organisation for […]

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EU Publishes Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Compliance Standards

The EU Commission recently published a list of standards relating to compliance with Energy Labeling Regulation (EU) 2015/1094 and Ecodesign Regulation 2015/1095. These are both for use in professional refrigerated storage cabinets and other related products. […]

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EU Public Consultations Launched for Applications for Authorization

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced a public consultation for three applications for authorization. These included two substances, covering a total of four uses: Chromium trioxide (EC: 215-607-8): This is used as a pre-treatment step […]

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Taiwan Consolidated Requirement on Energy Efficiency Labeling

Taiwan has announced new energy efficiency labeling and inspection requirements, as well as a minimum energy performance standard for ice-warm-hot (IWH) and warm-hot (WH) drinking water machines. Importers or manufacturers of WH or IWH will […]

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US EPA Announces Launch of ENERGY STAR Computers Version 7.0

The US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has announced the launch of ENERGY STAR® Computers Version 7.0 Development Process. The official launch letter and discussion guide outline key questions for stakeholders, an initial list of priority areas for […]

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Join us at ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium

Are you interested in consumer product health and safety? Are you going to the 2017 ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium? Why don’t you meet us there?!  “Evaluating & Managing Risk” is the theme for this […]

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Are you heading to the Fraunhofer meeting in Stuttgart this February?

Does ISO 19600 affect your business? Join Compliance & Risks as Regulatory Process Consulting Manager Karl Dowling gives a presentation on ISO 19600. The presentation, titled ‘Introduction to Compliance Management Best Practice using ISO 19600’ […]

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Algeria Requires Mandatory Arabic Language Labeling of Imported Products

The Algerian Ministry of Commerce has instructed economic operators to complete mandatory Arabic language labeling of imported products (the exception here being perishable pre-packaged food items) in the national territory. The procedures were introduced as […]

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E-Waste in East and South-East Asia Jumps 63% in Five Years

The level of e-waste in East and South-East Asia has increased by almost two-thirds between 2010-2015, and e-waste generation is rising fast in both per capita measures and total volume, according to a new UNU […]

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Germany Publishses Energy Efficiency of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Directive

A Directive aiming to promote the installation of energy-efficient refrigeration and air-conditioning systems was published by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). The new directive aims to support […]

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Restricted Chemicals Found in Home Electronics

The Swedish Chemicals Agency has found harmful substances in lamps and USB contacts, and nearly four out of ten electrical low-price products examined contain prohibited chemicals. “Our enforcement project shows that it is common for […]

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Compliance & Risks Shortlisted for Irish Export Industry Awards 2016

Compliance & Risks, the most trusted compliance solution provider, is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the ‘Services Exporter of the Year’ 2016. The Export Industry Awards are run by the Irish […]

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Algeria Publishes Decree on Food Contact Materials

Algeria recently published Executive Decree No. 16-299 on FCM (food contact materials & articles) which applies to both materials and objects which are: Intended to be placed in contact with foodstuffs Already in contact with […]

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Taiwan Publishes List of Products Subject to Recycling

Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (TEPA) has released the Supplementary Instruction on Scope of Products and Packages Subject to Recycling and Responsible Persons. This Instruction contains a full list of affected products, some of which include: […]

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Compliance & Risks Named as One of the CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Compliance Solution Providers 2016

Compliance & Risks, the most trusted compliance solution provider, announced today that it is has been recognized as one of the top Compliance Solution Providers of 2016 by CIOReview. “It’s a great honor to select […]

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Sweden Enacts Law on Tax on Certain Chemicals in Electronics

In order to reduce exposure to hazardous substances contained in electronics to the general public the Swedish Ministry of Finance has enacted a law to tax certain chemicals in electronics. The taxed products include: Washing machines […]

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China Publishes 53 National Standards on Food Contact Materials and Articles

China recently published 53 national standards on food contact materials and articles. The list includes: 2 standards on general safety requirements 10 products standards (including enamel, ceramic, glass, plastic resins, plastics, paper and paper board, metal […]

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EPA Names First Chemicals for Review Under New TSCA Legislation

The first ten chemicals to be evaluated for potential risk to human health and the environment under TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) reform were announced this week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “Under the […]

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EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation

Agreements on the final shape of an EU Regulation on conflict minerals, which aims to put an end to the financing of armed groups in third world countries via the trade of tantalum, tin, tungsten […]

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Mexico Publishes New Standard on Energy Efficiency Requirements for Electric Motors

Mexico has announced a new Standard on Energy Efficiency Requirements for Electric Motors.  The Official Standard was publish earlier this week by the Mexican National Consultative Committee of Standards for the Preservation and Rational Use […]

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Compliance & Risks Named eir Elevation Services Company of the Year 2017

Compliance & Risks, the end-to-end global regulatory solutions provider, today announced that it has won the eir Elevation Services Company of the Year 2016. The Awards celebrate the success of Ireland’s fastest growing companies, and […]

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New RoHS Exemption Stakeholder Consultation Opens

The European Commission is opening a public commission on BiPRO GmbH to evaluate two applications for granting new exemptions. These are to be included in the Annexes of RoHS 2 (Directive 2011/65/EU). Both requests were […]

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Attending the Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment Conference?

Are you interested in environmental compliance for electrical and electronic equipment(EEE)? Are you heading to the Edif ERA Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Environment Conference 2016? Why don’t you join us there?! This year, the Electrical and […]

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Are you heading to the ICPHSO 2016 International Symposium?

Are you interested in product safety? Are you going to the ICPHSO 2016 International Symposium? Why don’t you meet us there? The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization’s International Symposium is being held November […]

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EU Council Consents to Stricter Limit Values for Lead in Toys

The EU Council had a meeting earlier this month and decided not to oppose the draft amendment of Directive 2009/48/EC. The outcome of this substantially strengthens the limit values for the amount of lead in […]

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Compliance & Risks Shortlisted for eir Elevation Awards 2016

Compliance & Risks is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for two categories in the eir Elevation Awards 2016. The Awards celebrates the success of Ireland’s fastest growing companies, and winners must demonstrate their […]

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Maine Proposes to Designate Flame Retardants for Priority Chemical Reporting

A routine technical rule to label two chemicals of high concern has been proposed by Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection. Reporting for certain product categories will now be required for products that contain one or […]

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South Korea Publishes Draft Ordinance & Regulation on Electrical Appliances and Industrial Products

South Korea informed the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the publication of both a draft enforcement ordinance and a draft enforcement regulation earlier this week, in relation to electrical appliances and industrial products.  These drafts apply […]

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“New C2P”: Enhancements to Overview page, Machine Learning and much more!

With Compliance & Risks ‘ latest release of “New C2P”, users can now benefit from lots of great features including: Assess more regulations at once using multi-select on ‘search by’ results page Faster comprehension of […]

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China Publishes Draft “Energy Efficiency Star” Certified Products List 2016

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently published the draft “Energy Efficiency Star Certified Products List 2016”, containing eighty six models of products across thirteen different categories to be included in its Energy […]

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