Border Center, which is maintained by the National
Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), is one of the Compliance
Assistance Centers developed with support from EPA's Office
of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (OECA). For more information,
contact the Border Center Director, Bill Chenevert.
The Mercury Export Ban Act (PDF) was signed into law on October 14, 2008. The Act includes provisions on both mercury exports and long-term mercury management and storage. Export of elemental mercury is prohibited from the U.S. beginning January 1, 2013. More ...
Exports of spent lead-acid batteries (SLABs) from the United States for recovery will be prohibited on or after July 7, 2010, unless the exporter has submitted a notification and obtained consent from EPA and the receiving country. More ...
Guidance for Industry Good Importer Practices Draft Guidance.
This draft guidance document, when finalized, will represent the current thinking of multiple U.S. government agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency on this topic.
REACH — Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances is a European Community Regulation that became effective on June 1, 2007. It replaces a number of fragmented European directives and regulations within a single system.
Also visit The Border Center: Exporting Chemicals and Products from China to the U.S.
A chinese version is also available.