Control of hazardous substances in products is a critical part of an organisations Corporate and Social Responsibility activity.
The approach to control of hazardous substances should not just focus on legal compliance but should also look to meet the following objectives:
• Design products that use less material, and seek out alternatives to substances of concern.
• Use of recycled materials when possible, and compliance with all relevant government regulations
wherever they do business.
• Source materials that come from conflict free sources
This case study covers the best practice approach adopted by HP to the control of hazardous substances.