22 May 2018
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18 May 2018, the Official Journal of European Union releases seven Directives (EU)2018/736~(EU)2018/742, amending the exemption for lead content in the Annex III of EU RoHS Regulation. Member States shall adopt and publish the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this directive by 30 June 2019 at the latest, and they shall apply those provisions from 1 July 2019. This Directive shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. ...
13 April 2018
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28 March, 2018, Arab States notified WTO of a draft technical Regulation to restrict the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, aiming to protect human health and environment as well as the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste. This regulation will take effect for products placed on the market in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.Draft regulation contains 45 pages, including a list of prohibited substances in materials. Except for the maximum allowable concentration of cadmium (0.01% by weight), the following substances of which are 0.1%: ...
16 March 2018
Clicks 380 Tags: China RoHS
On March 12th 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issues "The Standard Management Catalogue of limiting the Use of Hazardous Substance in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (first batch)" and "the Exemption List to the Use of Restricted Substance in the Standard Management Catalogue". ...
15 March 2018
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The Canadian government has proposed amendments to its regulations for products containing mercury in order to bring the country's requirements in line with the Minamata Convention. The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global, legally binding treaty that aims to protect the environment and human health.Canada would adjust mercury content limits for three kinds of products.Comments on the proposed regulation will be accepted until 2 April. ...
12 March 2018
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The Eurasian Economic Union stipulates that the use of hazardous substances in electronic and electrical equipment will be consistent with the relevant provisions of the EU RoHS regulation. This regulation applies to the Eurasian Economic Union member states to restrict the use of hazardous metals such as lead and mercury in ordinary household appliances. The regulation comes into force on 1 March, 2018. ...
23 November 2017
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21 November 2017, Directive (EU) 2017/2102 in the Official Journal of the European Union was published to amend the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, which is effective from 11 December 2017. ...
10 November 2017
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7 August 2017,Brussels,the European Parliament and the Council amended Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU to exempt cadmium in color converting light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in display systems. According to point 39 in Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU, cadmium should be exempted from the prohibition after the publication of the Delegated Directive in the Official Journal of the European Union and be expired on 31 October 2019. Member States shall adopt and publish ...
13 October 2017
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Recently, the EUROPEAN Parliament and the Council of Ministers have adopted the amendments to the RoHS directive (Restricts the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE)), which will permit secondary market operations. The Directive will come into effect 20 days after official publication-Official Journal of the European Union ...
25 September 2017
Clicks 419 Tags: EU RoHS exemption
On September 19, 2017, the European Commission called for public comments on a proposal to exempt lead from eight use under EU RoHS directive. The public consultation is from 19 September to 17 October. ...
10 August 2017
Clicks 388 Tags: China RoHS
In the first half year of 2017, multi batch of electrical and electronic equipment storing in many ports of WUXI, TAICANG, ZHENJIANG, SUZHOU in JIANGSU province violating China Requirement of restriction on hazardous substance were asked for rectifying. Quality defect and total number of exceeding colony, especially over lead, cadmium, mercury are prominent problems, besides, unqualified labels which indicate electric parameter and international importing use. ...
3 August 2017
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On 11, July, 2017, the amendment to EU RoHS exemptions got supports from the members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee (Envi). This amendment includes permitting secondary market operations of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and spare parts beyond a 2019 deadline. ...
6 July 2017
Clicks 472 Tags: China RoHS
China RoHS conformity assessment system intends to cover Voluntary Certification and Document of compliance (hereinafter referred to as DoC) 22 June 2017, Beijing- China Electronic Technology Standardization Research Institute (hereinafter referred to as CESI) convened a consultative symposium on Electrical and Electronic products hazardous substance restricted use conformity assessment implement and its related documents. ...
5 July 2017
Clicks 374 Tags: China RoHS
Beijing 29 July, 2017- The ministry of industry and information technology of the people’s Republic of China (MIIT) published the first batch of compliance management catalogue on the restriction of hazardous substance (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment and the exemption restriction substance list. The long-awaited China RoHS standard management directory make a first appearance in society and this consulting deadline is June, 28 2017. ...
5 July 2017
Clicks 295 Tags: EU RoHS
Swedish Chemical Agency (Kemi) has conducted a consultation on its proposal to restrict medium-chained chlorinated paraffins(MCCP) since October 2015. This proposal consulting nearly two years evaluates many aspects of the impact of MCCPs. And at this stage, Swedish Chemical Agency(Kemi) is investigating to propose the restriction of MCCPs under EU’s RoHS. It is said, MCCPs are certified as environmentally hazardous and harm to human reproduction. They widely exist in plas ...
29 June 2017
Clicks 430 Tags: EU RoHS
On 16 June 2017, the European Commission official journal published three amending directives (EU)2017/1009, (EU)2017-1010, (EU)2017-1011. The exemptions in RoHS directive Annex III refer to lead in bearing and bushes for refrigerant-containing and refrigeration (HVACR) applications, cadmium and lead in glasses used for optical applications. These directives will take into force since the 20thday after official journal published and enforce formally on July 6, 2017. Er ...
29 June 2017
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Helsinki, 16 June 2017- The member state committee (MSC) unanimously agreed identify Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid and its salts (PFHxS) as substances of very high concern (SVHCs), and specify bisphenol A (BPA) endocrine disrupting property. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will include PFHXS in the SVHC list and will update the current entry for BPA by the end of June 2017. AS early as March 2017, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) opened a stakeholder consultation ...
18 May 2017
Clicks 313 Tags: Directive RoHS 2 exemption EU
On March 23, 2017, the European Commission submitted to the WTO regular notification G/TBT/N/EU/460, intending to amend the EU RoHS 2 Directive (2011/65 / EU) to explicitly stipulate the implementation time and the maximum exemption period of the 11th category of products, and to officially exclude pipe organs, non-road mobile machinery fitted with a cord‑connected traction drive in its scope of RoHS 2. ...
10 April 2017
On 28 March 2017, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) published two test standards IEC 62321-7-2:2017 and IEC 62321-8:2017 for hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment as regards hexavalent chromium and phthalates. ...
7 March 2017
Sweden passed a new regulation to levy taxes on electrical and electronic products containing specific toxic substances. Applicable on 1 Apr. 2017, the regulation specifies that Sweden will begin to levy taxes accessing Sweden market since 1 July 2017 and fewer taxes will be required on compliant products. ...
6 March 2017
On 1 March 2017, Sony Management Regulations for the Environment-related Substances to beControlled which are included in Parts and Materials -SS-00259 was updated to the 15th-eidition. The parts, materials, and other goods that are procured by the Sony group, or by third parties to which the Sony group outsources the design and manufacture of its electronics products shall fulfill the regulatory requirements since 1 Apr. 2017. ...
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