The IEC 62474 International Material Declaration standard was revised in 2018 as part of a periodic review. The revised International Standard was published in November 2018, introducing several new capabilities based on emerging regulatory requirements, user feedback, and the needs of other industries. This included a new Declaration for Compliance module and additional support for EU REACH compliance and the upcoming EU Substance of Concern in Products (SCIP) database. The changes were also intended to make the standard more useful to industries other than the electrotechnical products. This had been requested by National Committees who intended to use the standard across a broad range of industries from the chemicals through all downstream manufacturers
Adoption of IEC 62474 as European and National Standards
IEC 62474 has been adopted as the European standard for material declaration (EN 62474). It’s also been adopted as National Standards by several other countries including Japan, China, and Brazil.
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