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Consultation

CLOSED

Title

Consultation regarding a review of the exemption of cadmium ban provided for portable batteries and accumulators intended for use in cordless power tools (CPT)

Policy field(s)

Environment, Waste

Target group(s)

All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from raw material suppliers for battery manufacturers, battery manufacturers, battery recyclers, cordless power tools (CPT) manufacturers, professional and private users of CPT.

Period of consultation

                        From 10.03.2010  to 10.05.2010

Objective of the consultation

The objective of this consultation is to gather views from stakeholders on the environmental, social and economic impacts that might result from a future cadmium ban for portable batteries and accumulators indented for use in cordless power tools.

How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.

  • If you are answering this consultation as a citizen, please click hereto submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click hereto submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of a public authority, please click hereto submit your contribution.

Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

View the consultation document and the questions

Questions & Study

Reference documents and other, related consultations

Batteries website: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/batteries/index.htm

Contact details

responsible service

DG Environment, Unit C.2 ‘Sustainable Production and Consumption’

e-mail

ENV-CADMIUM-REVIEW-CONSULTATION@ec.europa.eu

postal address

European Commission
DG Environment – Unit C.2
BU-5   5/121
B-1049 Brussels
Belgium

View the contributions

In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.

In the interest of the transparency all answers will be published on the European Commission website, unless stakeholders clearly mark their submission as confidential.

Results of consultation and next steps

Unconfidential information submitted during the consultation will be posted on the EU CIRCA website.

Further exchange with stakeholders will be held after the consultation has ended for those issues where further need for information and / or need for (technical) discussion has been identified.

Protection of personal data

Specific privacy statement