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Compiled List of EU RoHS-2 Exemptions...

Compiled List of EU RoHS-2 Exemptions 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 […]

REACH Enforcement Project Finds Hundr...

REACH Enforcement Project Finds Hundreds of Products with Illegal Amounts of Restricted Chemicals

February 14, 2018 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. 18% of Products Inspected Did Not Comply with EU REACH Restrictions As part of the ongoing EU REACH Enforcement Project started by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last year, ECHA inspectors checked thousands of products and found that hundreds of products still contain illegal amounts of chemicals restricted under the […]

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 […]

EU Conflict Minerals Regulation Signe...

EU Conflict Minerals Regulation Signed Into Law

June 05, 2017|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Conflict Minerals Regulation to Take Effect July 8, 2017 The European Union’s Conflict Minerals Regulation has been signed into law and was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on May 19, 2017. The “EU Conflict Minerals Regulation 2017” will enter into force 20 days after publication […]

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 […]

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 […]

EU Parliament Votes for Mandatory Con...

EU Parliament Votes for Mandatory Conflict Minerals Certification

May 20, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. After an EU Parliament Commission voted last month to move forward with draft Conflict Minerals legislation, the full EU Parliament voted yesterday to amend the draft legislation and make the certification of conflict minerals imports mandatory instead of self-certified. In a 400 to 285 vote, the Parliament overturned […]

EU Committee Votes to Move Forward Wi...

EU Committee Votes to Move Forward With Draft Conflict Minerals Legislation

April 14, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Yesterday the EU’s International Trade Committee voted 22 to 16 to move forward with a draft conflict minerals law requiring certification of EU smelters and refiners importing conflict minerals. The legislation applies to EU importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) originating from conflict-torn areas. The legislation […]

Remarks Due By Jan. 9 For EU Consulta...

Remarks Due By Jan. 9 For EU Consultation of RoHS Exemptions

December 08, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The European Commission is currently accepting remarks as part of a consultation exercise on two RoHS exemption requests. The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2015. Registered stakeholders, listed here, are invited to submit their comments by e-mail to rohs.exemptions@oeko.de or by mail to the address listed here. […]

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