On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued in the Federal Register five final rules for persistent, bioaccumulation and toxic (PBT) substances, 40 CFR 751.401-751.413, which impose control requirements on five PBT substances in substances, mixtures or articles, which came into effect on February 5, 2021 and will be phased in by March 8, 2021. An Electronics as a positive promotion of environmental protection and the healthy development of human society with social responsibility enterprises, rapid response, through supplier survey, third-party testing and other means, carefully check the material situation of each component and raw materials, in the first quarter of this year successfully obtained environmental protection qualifications, to ensure that our production of various series of thermal protectors, temperature switches, temperature switches products are in line with the recent requirements of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Become one of the few enterprises in the industry that meets the three environmental requirements of ROHS, REACH and TSCA in the United States.
In accordance with TSCA regulations and U.S. customs requirements, the goods must be accompanied by a TSCA compliance or exemption statement. However, not all products are required to provide a TSCA statement when entering U.S. Customs, such as: items. However, this does not mean that items are not regulated by TSCA. And, with the EPA’s recent final rules on the important new uses (SNUR) of long-chain PFOCA substances and PFOS substances, as well as the final rules for five PBT substances, the regulation of the items containing these substances has been gradually enhanced, and how to achieve TSCA compliance has become a hot topic of concern to us.
Division I production of thermal protector products directly exported to the United States or the use of our products customer finished products exported to the United States, need to pay special attention to the following points:
Whether the first item contains fluorine;
Second, whether the item contains 5 PBT substances
1) 2,4,6-Tributyl phenol (2,4,6-TTBP, CAS No. 732-26-3);
2) DecaBDE (DecaBDE, CAS No. 1163-19-5);
3) HCH-1, 3-butadiene (HCBD, CAS No. 87-68-3);
4) PCP ((PCTP, CAS No. 133-49-3)
5) Isopropyl phosphate triphenyl (PIP (3:1), CAS No. 68937-41-7);
Third, whether the items contain asbestos, PCBs;
Any questions about environmental requirements, welcome to consult our customer service staff. I hope you will work together to promote the cause of environmental protection of mankind.