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Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS)

Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS)

Directive 2011/65/EU

Short name:

Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS)

Base:

Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
OJ L 174 of 1 July 2011

Modification:

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Directives repealed:

Directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment - OJ L of 13 February 2003

  • Directive 2002/95/EC is repealed as from 3 January 2013

    Directive 2011/65/EU - Article 26 - Repeal:
    'Directive 2002/95/EC as amended by the acts listed in Annex VII, Part A is repealed with effect from 3 January 2013 without prejudice to the obligations of the Member States relating to the time limits for transposition into national law and application of the Directive set out in Annex VII, Part B.'

Guide for application:

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Commission contact point:

Directorate-General for the Environment
Unit B3: Waste management & secondary materials - 
email
Webpage on recast of the RoHS directive

For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations.

Since 1 December 2018 the references of harmonised standards are published in, and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of 'Commission implementing decisions'.

The references published under Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment are found in in the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/659 of 15 May 2020 (OJ L 155, 18 May 2020) listed below. The summary list below gives a consolidated overview of all publications in the Official Journal. 

Publications in the Official Journal

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/659 of 15 May 2020 on the harmonised standard for the technical documentation required for assessing materials, components and electrical and electronic equipment drafted in support of Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council - OJ L 155, 18 May 2020, p. 12–15
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Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards

The summary below consolidates the references of harmonised standards published by the Commission in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ). It reproduces information already published in the L or C series of the OJ. It contains all references which, when the summary was generated, still provided a presumption of conformity together with references already withdrawn from the OJ.

The Commission services provide this summary for information purposes only. Although they take every possible precaution to ensure that the summary is updated regularly and is correct, errors may occur and the summary may not be complete at a certain point in time. The summary does not as such generate legal effects.