Posts tagged Restriction of Hazardous Substances

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]