The need for greater efficiency and energy use driving material availabilityAvailability of critical natural resources putting a strain on the supply chainThe impact this is having on ROHS and REACH When considering Global Issues, Climate Change is one that is (rightfully) receiving prominence. Climate change is an issue that ...
With the REACH Legislation now in its 11th year, CMCA(UK) is finding that much of industry is still unaware of its relevance to it and its subsequent impact. Whilst there are now many component and equipment manufacturers who understand what the ...
Safran Electrical & Power, recently contracted CMCA(UK) to carry out the Phase II work for the REACH tool and data that will enable the Aerospace giant to create Article 33 declarations for the parts and assemblies that it supplies. This will enable Safran to meet their legal obligations under the ...
In the second half of 2017 the Sunset Dates of 14 substances listed on the REACH Authorisation List will pass. After these dates the use of these substances will require a specific authorisation for use granted by the European Commission. Of ...
Astute followers of CMCA(UK) activities will be aware that we have been busy expanding our Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of Chemicals (REACH) management capabilities in recent months. REACH is a regulation imposed by the European Union, adopted to improve the ...
At the tail end of 2015 the European Court of Justice made a landmark ruling regarding the making of REACH Article 33 Declarations for the presence of Substances of Very High Concern contained within ...
In collaboration with the National Physics Laboratory, CMCA(UK) have developed and implemented a metallographic lab fully stocked with the analysis tools required to observe and quantify intermetallic growth in semi-conductors. With these systems in place CMCA(UK) is now able to analyse and measure the microstructure and elements present ...
Despite the REACH Regulation coming into force on 1st June 2007, CMCA(UK) has found that much of industry outside of the chemicals business is not fully aware of what it represents and what its implications are. Recent client forums and engaging with the Chamber of Commerce have led us to ...
With a robust obsolescence plan or strategy in place obsolescence can be managed early and addressed methodically, it can provide significant through life savings and with the recent publicity regarding cuts in UK defence equipment costs ...