White Paper addresses proposed revisions to RoHS Directive.
Press Release Summary:
September 23, 2008 - The Electronic Interconnection Industry Supply Chain's Response to the Öko-Institut Recommendations for Proposed Revisions to the RoHS Directive is the culmination of presentations made during IPC workshop on June 18, 2008. Paper provides point by point summary of technical issues not considered by Öko-Insitut in their report. According to IPC's Fern Abrams, recommendations in report are arbitrary, lack sound scientific basis, and would have negative impact on IPC members and industry.
Original Press Release
IPC White Paper Voices Technical Perspective on Proposed Revisions to RoHS Directive
Press release date: September 19, 2008
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $1.5 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; and Shanghai, China.