Discover current insights into the Product Compliance department.


The new supply chain law:
A step toward precaution against human rights abuses.

The new supply chain law on compliance with human rights along the entire supply chain is to be passed by the end of 2021. With the new law, small to large companies will be confronted with new requirements. Now they are supposed to take extensive compliance measures (such as setting up a risk management system, conducting regular risk analyses, adopting a policy statement, etc.) to ensure the protection of human rights in connection with related supply chains.

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REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Part 2: Authorization and restriction of substances of very high concern.

What do the candidate list, the list of substances subject to authorization (Annex XIV) and the restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles (Annex XVII) mean? Read about the structure and pollutant management of REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, with a special focus on the authorization and restriction of certain substances.

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Product safety in online marketplaces: The new market surveillance law

On July 16, 2021, the new Market Surveillance Regulation (MÜ VO) will come into force. Since the beginning of the year, some partial provisions have already been in force, such as the Union network for product conformity in the EU (EU single window). The aim of the new regulation is to strengthen conformity controls for products brought to the EU market through e-commerce (online) or stationary trade (offline). In addition to the control of stationary stores (offline), online platforms such as Amazon will also be monitored.

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Marco Mauler

Marco Mauler
Director Product Compliance

Phone: +49 89 383 46 89 0

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