Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Review of the list of restricted substances
The European Commission launched two studies with the objectives of:
- developing a methodology to identify and assess substances based on the criteria in Recital 10 and Article 6(1) and 6(2) of RoHS 2,
- assessing the substances addressed in Recital 10 of RoHS 2 and other substances with a view to their future restriction.
The first project was launched in 2012; the final report was published in 2013. The second study was launched and published in 2014.