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Consultation

Title:

 

Stakeholder consultation on exemptions from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)

Consultation on 4 RoHS exemption requests:
Exemption request 12 “Leaded solder utilized in stacked, area array electronics packaging within ionizing radiation detectors including CT and X-ray”
Exemption request 13 “Lead in platinized platinum electrodes for measurement instruments”
Exemption request 14 “Lead in solders for the ignition module and other electronic engine controls mounted directly on or close to the cylinder of hand-held engines (classes SH: 1, SH: 2, SH: 3 of 2002/88/EC)”
Exemption request 15 “Hand crafted luminous discharge tubes (HLDT) used for signs, decorative or general lighting and light-artwork”

Policy field(s):

 

Environment, Waste

Target group(s):

 

Interested stakeholders, list available on consultation page

Period of consultation

 

                                    From 09.11.2012 to 01.02.2013

Objective of the consultation

 

The RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC) (RoHS 1) has been recasted and has now become Directive 2011/65/EU that entered into force on 21 July 2011 and will lead to the repeal of Directive 2002/95/EC on 3 January 2013. Recently submitted requests for exemptions from the substance restrictions of Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) will be evaluated on the basis of the criteria for exemptions in Art. 5 (1) (a) RoHS 2.

View the questionnaire

Reference documents and other, related consultations

 

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/rohs_eee/events_rohs1_en.htm

Contact details

 

responsible service

Öko-Institut e.V.

 

e-mail

rohs.exemptions@oeko.de

 

postal address

P.O. Box 17 71
D - 79017 Freiburg
Germany

View the contributions

 

In the interest 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.

Results of consultation and next steps

 

Non-confidential information submitted during the consultation are posted on the EU CIRCABC 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 have been identified.

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