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Global Industry Approves Revision of Supply Chain Communication Guide on Declarable Substance Content in Electrotechnical Products
Arlington, VA – 05/22/2012 – JIG 101 Ed. 4.1 is the result of an interim update process and incorporates the most up-to-date regulatory and market requirements. It also covers the latest substances considered under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical Substances (REACH) regulation.
JIG 101 Ed 4.1 will be the final version of the Joint Industry Guide. The new international IEC 62474 Standard  will take over from the JIG 101 to become the electrotechnical industry’s material declaration standard going forward and will become the vehicle for maintenance of the declarable substance list.  The IEC 62474 International Standard provides for the electronic exchange of material composition data and also provides requirements for material declarations.  The IEC 62474 standard was published on March 22, 2012 and is available for purchase at the IEC Webstore.  The declarable substance list and electronic data exchange schema are available free of charge at
For more information, please contact CEA Secretariat Allison Schumacher (CEA) at +1-703-907-7631 or
The JIG can be downloaded free of charge at:
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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $195 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at, and through social media: .    

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The Electronic Components Association (ECA) represents the electronics industry sector comprised of manufacturers and suppliers of passive and active electronic components, component arrays and assemblies, and commercial and industrial electronic equipment and supplies. ECA provides companies with a dynamic link into a network of programs and activities offering business and technical information; market research, trends and analysis; access to industry and government leaders; technical and educational training; and manages the standards initiatives of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA).


DIGITALEUROPE represents the digital technology industry in Europe. Our members include some of the world's largest IT, telecoms and consumer electronics companies and national associations from every part of Europe. DIGITALEUROPE wants European businesses and citizens to benefit fully from digital technologies and for Europe to grow, attract and sustain the world's best digital technology companies.

DIGITALEUROPE ensures industry participation in the development and implementation of EU policies. DIGITALEUROPE’s members include 58 global corporations and 34 national trade associations from across Europe. In total, 10,000 companies employing two million citizens and generating €1 trillion in revenues. Our website provides further information on our recent news and activities:

JEDEC is the leading developer of standards for the solid-state industry. Almost 3,300 participants, appointed by some 295 companies work together in 50 JEDEC committees to meet the needs of every segment of the industry, manufacturers and consumers alike. The publications and standards that they generate are accepted throughout the world. All JEDEC standards are available online, at no charge.

The Japan Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI) is a voluntary organization inaugurated in January 2001 for the purpose of standardizing substances contained in parts and materials of equipment in electrical and electronic products through effective survey methods. As of April 2012, JGPSSI is represented by 47 companies and 1 association ranging from those in the material industry to manufacturers of parts and final products. Since 2010, JGPSSI has been proposing “recommended format Ver.4.1” that specifies survey items in accordance with JIG-101 Ed 3.1 and JGPSSI will revise the formats aligned with JIG-101 Ed 4.1 as the tool Ver.4.20. For more information about JGPSSI, go to

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