Posts tagged European Commission

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 […]

European Commission Issues 10 Updates...

European Commission Issues 10 Updates to EU RoHS Exemptions

March 7, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Updated EU RoHS Exemptions List Available to Download In February, the European Commission issued 10 updates to exemptions under the EU RoHS-2 regulation. The exemption updates were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 5 February 2019. They are summarized at the bottom of this […]

RoHS-2 Exemptions List for RoHS-2 Com...

RoHS-2 Exemptions List for RoHS-2 Compliance Now Available

July 26, 2018 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Available to Download: EU RoHS-2 Exemptions List Under Annexes III and IV of the EU RoHS-2 Directive, producers of electronic equipment may be permitted to apply exemptions to substances restriction thresholds for certain specific uses and applications. GreenSoft has compiled a complete exemption list in a single Excel file of […]

EU Parliament Adopts RoHS-2 Changes o...

EU Parliament Adopts RoHS-2 Changes on Secondary Market Operations

October 10, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU Votes to Permit the Reselling of EEE and Spare Parts for RoHS-2 On October 3rd, the European Parliament voted to adopt proposed amendments to EU RoHS-2. Under the current RoHS-2 Directive, both the first placement of an electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) product on the market and secondary market […]

European Commission Extends Three RoH...

European Commission Extends Three RoHS-2 Exemptions

June 21, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Three Annex III RoHS-2 Exemptions Extended Until 2019-2024; Still No Decision on Others As we previously reported, many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 and 10 of the EU RoHS-2 Directive were set to expire on July 21, 2016. However, a large number […]

EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conf...

EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation

November 23, 2016|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Legislation Text Finalized for EU Conflict Minerals Yesterday, the European Union reached a landmark agreement on the text for the Conflict Minerals regulation that was approved by the EU in May 2015. The EU Council and the European Parliament worked together to finalize the text and determine how and when […]

What You Need to Know About the Rulin...

What You Need to Know About the Ruling on REACH SVHC Thresholds

November 06, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Last month the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on articles of the REACH regulation pertaining to SVHC thresholds. Contrary to the interpretation of the legislation adopted by the European Commission and a guide published by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the ECJ ruling sided with the five Member […]

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to R...

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to RoHS-2 Annex II

June 19, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On June 4, the European Commission announced that four new phthalate substances have been added to the restricted substances list under Annex II of the EU RoHS-2 Directive on March 31. The new substance restrictions take effect in July 2019 for all electrical and electronic equipment categories except medical devices and monitoring and […]