Practical approach to legislation

Education on-line

We do material compliance training on-line.

Standard content can be customized according to your needs, e.g. by including sections with market specific content.

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Jaatinen has worked 30 years in the electronics industry. He has a very practical approach to legislation: what does it mean, why should I care, and what I should do.

Vaalasranta has 20 years of experience in the electronics industry, including component data management and outsourced compliance data collection.

Education on-line

Content of the training is agreed with the customer in advance. Here is a suggestion for a one-day training (many additional topics available):

• Manufacturer's responsibilities: Who is responsible?
• Compliance obligations
• CE marking
• Material compliance management concepts 

• Substances that should not be in the product
• Common regulations concerning restricted substances
     o EU - RoHS (10 substances, exemptions)
     o EU - REACH (SVHC, Annex XIV, Annex XVII, exemptions, CMR, CLP)
     o EU - Communication to supply chain per REACH Annex 33
     o EU - ECHA SCIP o US - Toxic substances control act (TSCA)
     o US - California Prop 65
     o Customer or market specific list of prohibited and declarable substances
• Various types of declarations
     o Maximum Concentration Value (MCV)
     o Full Material Declaration (FMD)
• EN IEC 63000:2018 Technical documentation for the assessment of electrical and electronic products with respect to the restriction of hazardous substances

• Questions and answers


If you plan organizational development projects, it is good to be able to measure performance before and after changes.

GAP analysis: Material compliance management with respect to the restriction of hazardous substances

This workshop is based on the ISO 14001:2015 environmental management standard.


Knowledge is an important resource for establishing product compliance management. When addressing future challenges, the organization should take into account its current knowledge base and determine how to acquire or access the necessary additional knowledge. [EN ISO 14004:2016]


Presentation material in pdf format, including up-to-date hyperlinks to references. Customer may record the training and use it internally.

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