Posts in category EU RoHS

Additional RoHS Expiration Dates Have...

Additional RoHS Expiration Dates Have Been Extended

May 4, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Several additional EU RoHS exemption expiration dates have been temporarily extended while EU Commission deliberates In March, the European Commission opened multiple exemption expiration extension reviews to the Annex III and Annex IV lists of EU RoHS exemptions, which we reported here. Now several more exemptions in Annex […]

Multiple EU RoHS Exemptions Updated o...

Multiple EU RoHS Exemptions Updated or Extended

April 8, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Dozens of EU RoHS exemptions set to expire have been updated or temporarily extended during deliberations In March, the European Commission issued multiple updates to the list of EU RoHS exemptions. Under Annexes III and IV of the EU RoHS Directive, producers of electronic equipment may be permitted […]

Equipment Removed from EU Market

Equipment Removed from EU Market

March 9, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Product Failing to Meet Compliance Standards Last month an EU Member State enforcement action caused the removal of an electronic product from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive and the EU Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation. A digital multimeter from the brand HoldPeak, […]

Environmental Compliance Regulation P...

Environmental Compliance Regulation Predictions for 2020

February 4, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Randy Flinders shares his environmental compliance regulatory predictions for 2020 EDACafe recently reached out to GreenSoft’s Technical Lead, Randy Flinders, to gain some insight into Randy’s thoughts on challenges facing producers of electronic products and components in 2020.  Randy’s EDACafe editorial is a call to action for companies […]

Products removed from the EU Market f...

Products removed from the EU Market for failure to meet RoHS Compliance

January 16, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Products failing to meet RoHS compliance standards have been removed from the EU Market There have been three enforcement actions by the European Commission in recent weeks to remove products from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive. A wireless lamp sold by the […]

New Updates to the active EU RoHS Exe...

New Updates to the active EU RoHS Exemptions List

December 5, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Two EU RoHS Exemptions have been updated by ECHA In November, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) issued two updates to the list of active EU RoHS exemptions. Under Annexes III and IV of the EU RoHS Directive, producers of electronic equipment may be permitted to apply exemptions to substance restriction […]

EU RoHS Additional Restrictions Take ...

EU RoHS Additional Restrictions Take Effect Today

July 21, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. 4 new phthalate substances are regulated under EU RoHS starting today July 21, 2019 is the effective date for the addition of four substances to be regulated under EU RoHS.  Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) are now included in the list […]

EU RoHS Additional 4 Substance Restri...

EU RoHS Additional 4 Substance Restrictions Take Effect in July

June 12, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Here’s what you need to know about the 4 substances added to EU RoHS starting July 2019 In June 2015, the European Commission announced the addition of four phthalate substances to be regulated under EU RoHS in 2019. The substance restrictions take effect this July for all electrical […]

Electronic Equipment Under EU RoHS Ca...

Electronic Equipment Under EU RoHS Category 11 Must Comply on 21 July 2019

April 5, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS Category 11 comes into scope on 21 July 2019 affecting all remaining electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) The EU RoHS Directive restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has been in force since June 2006. However, the requirements of EU RoHS have […]