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ERCC Notices to Non-Compliant Manufacturers

The ERCC has sent notices to the below list of manufacturers that were non-compliant or in violation of two or more state electronics recycling laws. There are many additional companies that are non-compliant in one state, and can be found on the individual state program pages.

The notice included the following text:

Re: IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: Non-Compliance with State Electronics Recycling Laws

Dear Manufacturer:

The Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (“ERCC”) is writing to inform you that [company] is noted on two or more state lists as non-compliant or unregistered as of [DATE] with state electronics recycling laws. State program managers from the respective states have determined that your company is a responsible manufacturer, i.e. meets the definition of being a manufacturer under their law, and that your company manufactures, owns brands, or otherwise meets the definition for having electronic devices covered by the law. The following states have indicated these brands are in non-compliance (as of March 2019):

Updated list of manufacturers non-compliant in 2 or more states

AG Neovo Technology Corporation CT, IN, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, OR, PA, WA, WI
America Action, Inc. ME, NC
Aopen America Inc MD, ME, WI
Archos, Inc. CT, ME, MI, MO, WA, WI, WV
Astak WA, WI
Avatar Tech WA, WI
BenQ MD, MI
Broksonic c/o Hatzlachh Supply Inc CT, IN, MD, ME, MI, NC OR, WA
Coby Electronics Corp MI, NC, WI, WV
Computer King Corp. MD, WI
Contixo ME, WI
CrossLCD WI
Csemi Microelectronics Limited WA
CTL Corporation CT, NC, WI
Cybertron International Inc NC, VT, WA
Double Power Technology CT, MD, ME, MI, MO, NC, OR, WA, WI
Emerson Radio Corp MD, WA, WI
Evervue USA, Inc MD, WI
EVGA Corp ME, NC, WI
GAEMS Corporate ME, WI
Getac Inc NC, WI
GiiNii Tech. Corporation MD
Global Outdoor Concepts NC
Global Phoenix ME, NC
HKC Digital IL, ME, MI, WA, WI
Howard Technology Solutions ME, NC, WI
Hyundai IT America Corp MD, MI, NJ, WI
iDeaUSA ME, WA, WI
Infotel Distributors, Inc MD, ME
Ingram Micro Inc MD, NC
Inspire Technology Group LLC  ME, NC
Isabella Products ME, WI
Kith Consumer Product Inc. NC, WA
KMS Inc ME, WI
LeEco ME
Mambate USA, Inc. ME, WA
Matsunichi Inc ME, WA
Microsoft Corporation MI, NC, WA
Microtel Computer System MD, WI
Midwest Trading Group Inc ME, NC
Mimo Monitors MD, ME
Miracle Business Inc ME, WI
Monster LLC ME, WA
Mustek, Inc. ME, NC, WA
Naxa Electronocs, Inc MD, ME
NEC Display IL, ME
Nvidia Corporation MD, NC
ON Corp IL, MD, ME, NJ
Oregon Scientific, Inc. ME, NC
Pelco ME, WI
ProCom Products Inc NC, WI
QFX Inc MD, NC, WI
R-Beam Electronics Inc ME, MN, NC
Sakar International Inc ME, WA, WI
Shenzhen JiaFengtai Electronics Co Ltd ME, NC
Skytek ME, NC, WA, WI
Sound Around, Inc MD, ME
Southern Telecom MD, ME, WA
Supersonic Inc MD, ME, MI, NC
Toshinaer ME, WA
Uniden America Corporation MD, WI
Upstar USA MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, VT, WI
Velocity Micro/ Velocity Holdings IN, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, OR, WI, WV
Visual Land CT, ME, NC, PA
Wacom Technology MD, MI
Winntech USA Inc WA, WI
Wintec Industries, Inc MD, NC
Worryfree Gadgets LLC MD, ME
Yifang USA Inc. IL, ME, MI, NC
ZeniThink ME, WA
ZOTAC International (MCO) Ltd. NC, WA

Under these state laws, non-registered brands or non-compliant manufacturers cannot sell their covered devices in the state, either directly or through physical or online retailers, and responsible manufacturers may face penalties for not registering and/or meeting recycling program obligations. Currently, your products may not be sold by any means in the states in which your brand/s is listed as non-compliant or not registered. In addition to registering your brand, the state law may require you to establish or join a recycling program and meet specific requirements.

The ERCC urges you to contact the relevant state program manager immediately and take the steps necessary to comply with the state laws. The information below provides links to web pages for each state law, and a complete list of state agency contacts.

ERCC maintains an updated chart of non-compliant/unregistered manufacturers on its website (www.ecycleclearinghouse.org). ERCC will remove your company from this list when it comes into compliance in all states. In addition, the ERCC is conducting outreach to major retailers to inform them of the brands that appear on the state non-compliance lists that may not be sold in their stores.

Should you have any questions or need additional help, please contact Jason Linnell, at (304) 699-1008 or by email to jlinnell@electronicsrecycling.org, or contact any of the state program managers where your company is listed directly with the enclosed contact information.

Sincerely,

Jason Linnell

NCER Executive Director

 

Attachments: State Agency Contacts

List of State Pages

ERCC Overview