Posts tagged RoHS Recast

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 […]

New Updates to the active EU RoHS Exe...

New Updates to the active EU RoHS Exemptions List

December 5, 2019|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Two EU RoHS Exemptions have been updated by ECHA In November, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) issued two updates to the list of active EU RoHS exemptions. Under Annexes III and IV of the EU RoHS Directive, producers of electronic equipment may be permitted to apply exemptions to substance restriction […]

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 […]

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 […]

New! Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compli...

New! Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compliance in Support of CE Mark

April 21, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Today we’re releasing a new informational White Paper. “Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compliance in Support of CE Mark” provides a detailed look at the EU’s “Restriction of Hazardous Substances” directive (RoHS-2) and what it means for your company. RoHS-2 has placed new, more stringent due diligence and documentation requirements […]

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 […]

The Bulk of RoHS-2 Exemptions Expire ...

The Bulk of RoHS-2 Exemptions Expire This July: Be Prepared!

January 25, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The EU RoHS-2 Directive restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has a multi-year implementation system that allows exemptions for certain applications where meeting the RoHS substance restriction thresholds is not technologically feasible. Many of these use-based exemptions are set to expire this year. Companies affected by […]