Posts tagged EU RoHS

New Exemption Added to EU RoHS

New Exemption Added to EU RoHS

May 18, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc.  New Substance Added To RoHS List Of Exemptions On April 20, the European Union announced the addition of a new exemption to the EU RoHS Directive.   Exemption entry 45 is regarding the use of certain lead and hexavalent chromium compounds in electric and electronic initiators of explosives for civil (professional) use.   The exemption applies only to Category 11 of the EU RoHS Directive. […]

Regulatory Update for Electronics Pro...

Regulatory Update for Electronics Producers Webinar

April 14, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Get the latest updates on TSCA PBT Restrictions, EU MDR, EU RoHS, and CA Prop 65 Learn about changes and updates to environmental regulations affecting electronics producers in this free educational webinar. Host Randy Flinders, Compliance Specialist for GreenSoft Technology, will provide the latest status of critical regulations […]

Two Products Removed from Market Due ...

Two Products Removed from Market Due to EU RoHS & EU POPs Violation

April 8, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Electric Kitchen Products Violate EU RoHS and EU POPs Regulations Importers of two electrical kitchen products have been ordered to recall the products from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive and the EU Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation. On March 30, 2021, economic […]

Assessment Project Started for Common...

Assessment Project Started for Commonly Used EU RoHS Exemptions

February 4, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS Annex III and IV Exemptions To Be Studied and Assessed The Öko-Institut e.V. Institute for Applied Ecology has launched two new projects on behalf of the European Commission to assess certain EU RoHS Exemptions. The Pack 22 project, launched in December 2020, will evaluate sixteen industry […]

Glass and the EU REACH Regulation

Glass and the EU REACH Regulation

November 20, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) clarifies on the EU REACH exemption for glass Under the EU REACH regulation, manufacturers may be permitted to apply certain exemptions to substance restrictions for certain substances and applications. Substances incorporated into ceramic or glass frit is one such application that has been exempted from […]

Electronic Device Removed from Market...

Electronic Device Removed from Market Due to EU RoHS & EU POPs Violation

October 26, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS and EU POPs Violation For Electronic Device A Melissa brand countertop popcorn maker has been removed from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive and the EU Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation. The European Commission ordered the enforcement action to remove the product […]

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 […]

Additional RoHS Expiration Dates Have...

Additional RoHS Expiration Dates Have Been Extended

May 4, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Several additional EU RoHS exemption expiration dates have been temporarily extended while EU Commission deliberates In March, the European Commission opened multiple exemption expiration extension reviews to the Annex III and Annex IV lists of EU RoHS exemptions, which we reported here. Now several more exemptions in Annex […]

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 […]