High-tech and electronics, chemical, and oil and gas industries each have their fair share of regulatory requirements to meet, and an increasing number include environmental directives. Enterprise applications designed to meet their distinct needs should help pave the way to compliance.
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are substances of very high concern (SVHC): substances considered persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT); substances considered very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvBs); and carcinogenic, mutagenic, and reprotoxic (CMR) substances, in addition to those of similar concern, such as endocrine disrupters. Authorization for the use of such high concern substances will only be given when good socioeconomic reasons and risk minimization measures are in place. The European Commission estimates that