Cobalt Reporting

To stop climate change and improve environmental protection, electric cars will have to replace the current combustion engines. This will create a need for many raw materials such as cobalt, which is useful for the production of batteries to power electric vehicles.

However, more than half of the cobalt needed worldwide comes from mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which are operated by artisanal miners and where children are often employed as early as the age of seven.

You can read more about this topic at Here we have compiled further information for you.

Do you use cobalt (cobalt) in your batteries, for example? Your customers require you to report with CRT?

For ethical and

SCIP stands for Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products).

The SCIP database is developed by ECHA (=European Chemicals Agency) based on the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC. From 5 January 2021, companies that place articles on the EU market containing SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) on the Candidate List have to submit information on these articles to the ECHA. Specifically, this concerns articles manufactured, distributed or imported into the EU

Further information on Conflict Minerals

1) SEC Website with information on the Dodd-Frank Act 

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Relevant: SEC. 1502 (p. 369-375)

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3) New Form and Regulation under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the Use of Conflict Minerals  Adobe PDF file icon 32x32 
4) General definition according to Wikipedia

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6253  Understanding and implementing RoHS    890,- €    580,-

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