Posts tagged Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Alarm Clock Removed From Amazon Due T...

Alarm Clock Removed From Amazon Due To RoHS Violation

July 30, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Alarm clock in violation of EU RoHS due to excessive levels of Mercury A digital alarm clock has been removed from Amazon.com for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive. The EU Member State of Germany submitted the alert concerning the digital alarm clock. The alarm clock is […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

RoHS-2 Changes on Secondary Market Op...

RoHS-2 Changes on Secondary Market Operations Now Official Under EU Law

January 05, 2018 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Reselling of Certain EEE and Spare Parts for RoHS-2 Now Permitted in EU In October 2017 we reported that the European Parliament voted to adopt proposed amendments to EU RoHS-2 with regards to secondary market operations. Those amendments have now been made official under EU law. Previously, both the first placement of an […]

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 […]