ASTM and IEC Committees Discuss Declarable Substances

Members of ASTM International’s committee on declarable substances in materials (F40) and the International Electrotechnical Commission’s committee on standardization of environmental aspects (TC 111) met April 3-4 in Toronto, Canada. Stakeholders from Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States exchanged ideas about restricting the use of hazardous substances in manufactured materials.

Attendees at the meeting of the ASTM International committee on declarable substances in materials (F40), from left: Dick Casali, Intel (F40 vice chairman), Taco van der Maten, PANalytical (ASTM board vice chairman and F40 chairman), Scott MacLeod, UL (co-convenor of International Electrotechnical Commission TC 111 WG 3), and Joachim Zeitlow, Sony Europe Ltd. (co-convenor, IEC TC 111 WG 3).



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