Selling No-Copper Brake Pads

VIDEO: Selling No-Copper Brake Pads

If you haven’t already, now’s the time to make sure that your store is making the shift to low-copper and no-copper brake pads.

Jan. 1, 2021, marked the next phase in the Copper-Free Brake Initiative, an agreement between the EPA, states and industry associations to reduce the amount of copper and other materials in brake pads. 

The agreement calls for manufacturers and importers of brake pads to limit the copper content in their products to no more than 5% by weight by Jan. 1 of this year. The voluntary initiative also calls for the reduction of mercury, lead, cadmium, asbestiform fibers and chromium-6 salts in motor-vehicle brake pads.

This video is sponsored by The Pronto Network.   

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