EPR Consulting Ltd

Extended Producer Responsibility Compliance Solutions

Latest news

REACH Candidate List Update – 16 January 2020

ECHA has published the latest installment of the REACH Candidate List with four entries added on the 16th January 2020 bringing the total number to 205. This latest update includes three individual substances, and one substance group Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and its salts which covers 12 individual substances listed in the ECHA supporting document. […]


Brexit Impact on Automotive – Post Election Update

In the link below is the latest installment in our series of articles on the Brexit process and its impact on automotive and other industries in the UK. This is put together in collaboration with our US partners Tetra Tech. https://sustainable-markets.com/2020/02/11/post-uk-general-election-update/


Next IMDS Basic Course – 20th April 2020

The IMDS Basic one-day training course provides employees of automotive manufacturing companies a clear understanding of both the purpose of the International Material Data System (IMDS), and practical hands-on use of the system using the IMDS training server. The next IMDS Basic course will take place on the 20th April 2020 in Northampton.  Full details […]


EU Waste Framework Database – Challenge for Automotive & IMDS

Please follow the links below for two articles prepared in collaboration with our Tetra Tech partners looking at EU progress with the Waste Framework database and the challenge this presents to the automotive sector. Despite automotive being arguably in the best position of all industry to comply, with 10 billion invested to date in capturing […]


No deal Brexit update

Please see the link below for my final, at least for now, update on the Brexit process and its implications for the UK automotive sector. This is put together with US based partners Tetra Tech: https://www.imdsportal.com/is-the-uk-crashing-out-of-the-eu-on-31st-october/


Brexit – No deal impact on the UK automotive sector

Please see here for the first installment of a two piece article BREXIT and the impact of a no deal on the UK automotive sector. This is put together for EPR Consultings US base partner Tetra Tech. The second installment is here.


16th July 2019 REACH Candidate List – impact on IMDS

On the 16th July ECHA published the latest update to the REACH Candidate List. Four substances were added, although two of these are substance groups which brings the total number of substances listed on the Candidate List or supporting documents to 13. Of these only three are in the IMDS Basic Substance List, and will […]


Next IMDS Advanced Course 1st October 2019

The Advanced course, available to employees of automotive manufacturing companies with some experience of IMDS, explains how IMDS can be used to support your companies compliance with REACH, Conflict Minerals, Critical Materials and the Biocidal Products Regulation.  Using practical exercises carried out on the IMDS Training server we explain how the Chemistry Manager can be […]


15th January REACH Candidate List Update in IMDS

Six new substances were added to the REACH Candidate List of REACH on the 15th January 2019.  These equate to eight individual substances as deterated forms of Fuoranthene and Pyrene are included in the Candidate List entries.  All substances are present in the Basic Substance List of IMDS, except the deuterated forms.  The substances that […]


No Deal Brexit – SMMT Supplier Awareness Letter

The SMMT Hazardous Materials Working Group has published a standard letter for use both internally and with your supply chain to raise awareness of the impact a no deal Brexit will have on the automotive industry.  The letter provides practical steps companies need to take to understand their exposure in order to minimise business risk […]


Our experience

Over fifteen years working with the automotive industry to respond to ELV, IMDS, and REACH.


We provide IMDS Training, IMDS Outsourcing, and Consulting support.


Our partners include DXC Technology, Tetra Tech in the US, and CERC in P.R. China.