6 new substances added to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)

The Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) has been upgraded to 197 substances. The ECHA (European Chemical Agency) included last 15th January 6 new substances; 5 of them due to the carcinogenic, toxic to reproduction, persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) and very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) properties of the substances. The sixth substance has been identified as an endocrine-disrupting by the European Commission and consequently added to the list.

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Success of the Conferences about the NOM-018-STPS-2015 organized by EPSON and SIAM MEXICO

During last September, the team formed by two reference companies in its field, SIAM and EPSON, held three days of dissemination on this occasion in Mexico about the NOM-018-STPS-2015.

The sessions held in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, with the participation and satisfaction of the attendees, managed in a practical way the compliance with NOM-018-STPS.