Posts tagged RoHS Exemptions

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 […]

Critical Updates to EU RoHS-2 Exempti...

Critical Updates to EU RoHS-2 Exemptions

June 20, 2018 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Multiple RoHS-2 Exemptions Extended or Redefined Several exemptions under the EU RoHS-2 regulation have been updated or extended by the European Commission. On May 18, the European Commission updated and published the following exemptions in the EU Official Journal: Exemption Description Link Exemption 6(a) Extended and Redefined.  […]

No Decision Expected on RoHS-2 Exempt...

No Decision Expected on RoHS-2 Exemption Renewals Before Fall 2017

January 31, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. No Resolution on Outstanding RoHS-2 Exemption Renewal Requests According to IPC, the European Commission met in December to discuss outstanding RoHS-2 exemption renewal requests and it was determined that no resolution will be announced before Fall of this year. Many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 […]

Renewal Requests Submitted for Large ...

Renewal Requests Submitted for Large Number of EU RoHS-2 Exemptions

February 19, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. As previously reported, many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 and 10 of the EU RoHS-2 Directive expire on July 21, 2016. However, a large number of renewal applications for exemptions were submitted to the European Commission between October 2014 and January 2015. Under the RoHS-2 Directive, exemptions remain in effect until […]

Over A Dozen RoHS-2 Exemption Extensi...

Over A Dozen RoHS-2 Exemption Extension Requests Filed By IPC and Industry Stakeholders

February 06, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries and an industry stakeholders group filed over a dozen extension requests yesterday for RoHS-2 exemptions that are set to expire in 2016. Under the European Union RoHS-2 Directive, all exemptions have expiration dates. Some of the exemptions set to expire in 2016 arecritical to the […]

European Commission Notifies WTO of 4...

European Commission Notifies WTO of 4 New RoHS Substances

December 23, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The European Commission has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of four new substances that are to be added to the Annex II List of Restricted Substances under the RoHS-2 Directive. The proposed date of adoption for the restrictions is February/March 2015, but electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) […]

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. […]

RoHS Exemptions Updated

RoHS Exemptions Updated

January 12, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The European Commission published the following new RoHS exemptions in the Official Journal of the European Union in January 2014: Added new RoHS exemption 1(g) to Annex III for mercury in lamps. Amended the text for RoHS exemption 12 in Annex IV for Medical Devices and Monitoring and Control Instruments to […]

3 RoHS Exemptions Due to Expire

3 RoHS Exemptions Due to Expire

January 30, 2013|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The ECHA on January 10 announced expiration dates for three exemptions: Exemption request 17a “Lead in glass of electronic components and fluorescent tubes, or in electronic ceramic parts (including dielectric ceramic capacitors) used in industrial monitoring & control instruments (only sub-category 9 industrial)”, exemption to expire in 2024. Exemption request 18a […]

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