EPA FINAL RULE ON CHROMIUM ELECTROPLATING AND ANODIZING
The EPA Upheld it's final rule on chromium electroplating and anodizing. The basic requirements of the rule are as follows:
For more information, refer to NASF Summary below:
CALIFORNIA PROVIDES LIMITED APPROVAL OF NON PFOS BASED FUME SUPPRESSANTS:
California limits the use of NON PFOS Based fume suppressants to only those approved by the State of California. Furthermore, certain OEM and DOD specifications will not allow process changes to NON PFOS based fume suppressants, requiring chromium electroplaters and anodizers to install control equipment like the Spectra U Chrome Mist eliminator. For more information refer to CARB Fact Sheet Below.