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Tech firms face EU toxics test

Limits on the use of hazardous materials pushes US electronic makers to innovate

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / June 1, 2006

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A tough European Union law that limits toxic substances in electronic devices takes effect on July 1, and US companies that want to do business across the Atlantic are racing to comply, spending billions of dollars to redesign their products. (Full article: 888 words)

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