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CEA Releases Supply-Chain Substances Guide

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: