CEA Releases Supply-Chain Substances Guide

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Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), DigitalEurope, and Japanese Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI) released a guide for the supply-chain disclosure of substances used in packaging for the global sale and distribution of electronic products.

The Joint Industry Guide - Material Composition Declaration for Packaging of Electrotechnical Products - JIG-201 Ed. 1.0 is said to be the first industry materials declaration guide for reporting across the global supply chain on substances contained in materials used to transport and protect electrotechnical products. Manufacturers and other purchasers are required to have this data to comply with regulations, to meet design specifications, and to reach sustainability goals and other objectives, CEA said.

The JIG-201 guide can be downloaded free of charge here:

http://ce.org/jig201

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