RE4view newsletter

As part of our Environmental and regulatory services, RE4view is RINA's premium environmental technical newsletter; aimed at helping designers, manufacturers, distributors of products and components and compliance managers navigate today’s increasingly congested legislative landscape.

This business-critical resource delivers regular news and expert analysis on current and future developments on all environmental regulatory matters relevant to products and components including:


  • CE marking, Declarations of Conformity, Technical Files, Harmonised Standards


Chemical substances – obsolescence, identification of SVHCs, scope, exemptions, exclusions, restriction, authorisation

  • RoHS2 Directive, REACH regulation, Batteries Directive, China RoHS, Persistent Organic Pollutants, CLP regulation …


Responsible sourcing/conflict minerals – ethical  supply chain management, due diligence practices, obsolescence and substitution

  • Dodd-Frank Proposals, Section 1502, SEC rule, EU policy proposals , OECD guidance
  • Modern Slavery
  • Industry and third party initiatives

Circular economy – regulatory and voluntary initiatives, scope

  • Ecodesign directive, energy labeling directive, eco-design working plan
  • Sustainability, Internet-of-Things …

End-of-life management - obligations

  • WEEE2 Directive, Illegal E-waste, Batteries Directive



  • Market surveillance activity Government enforcement priorities in the UK and the EU

The World

  • Regular updates and comment on parallel legislation from other important markets in North America, Asia and the rest of the world

Drawing on RINA’s long-standing expertise in this field working for both government, the European Commission and industry, RE4view is able to deliver coverage and expert analysis in a format tailored to the needs of our customers in industry. This includes advice on obligations, due diligence, technical issues, and future trends to help build an integrated picture of today’s legislative environment.


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Publication author

Dr Alex Martin Senior Regulatory Compliance Consultant, RINA

Alex has wide experience in the manufacturing sector having previously worked in Sony, AMDEA and Gardman.

Dr Chris Robertson Regulatory Compliance Sector Head, RINA

Chris has been heavily involved in Ecodesign Directive preparatory studies and in medical devices within the scope of the RoHS Directive recast.


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