Posts tagged RoHS-2

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 […]

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to R...

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to RoHS-2 Annex II

June 19, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On June 4, the European Commission announced that four new phthalate substances have been added to the restricted substances list under Annex II of the EU RoHS-2 Directive on March 31. The new substance restrictions take effect in July 2019 for all electrical and electronic equipment categories except medical devices and monitoring and […]

Over A Dozen EU RoHS Exemption Extens...

Over A Dozen EU RoHS Exemption Extension Requests Filed

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 […]

Detailed White Paper on the New RoHS-...

Detailed White Paper on the New RoHS-2/CE Mark Requirements

December 23, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. We have published a new White Paper reviewing the technical document requirements for EU RoHS-2, which is now necessary to obtain a CE mark. EU RoHS-2 Technical Documents for CE Mark also offers recommendations about the qualifications of compliance documents to prepare the technical documents for RoHS-2 based on […]

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. […]

Cutting edge exhibits at DesignCon an...

Cutting edge exhibits at DesignCon and MD&M West shows in early 2015

November 20, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. GreenSoft is exhibiting at DesignCon and MD&M West early in 2015, two premier shows in their respective industries, and we’re excited to participate in these expos at the forefront of electronic innovation. DesignCon 2015 will be held in Santa Clara, CA on January 28-29. MD&M West, in conjunction […]

The 5 Biggest Problems With Complianc...

The 5 Biggest Problems With Compliance Data Management

October 24, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Last week we reported on the recent study which found that electronics manufacturers spent over $700 million complying with the U.S. Conflict Minerals law, and the week prior we reported on the EU’s paper on what to do when ROHS and REACH overlap. It is clear that complying with […]

EU Publishes Paper on RoHS and REACH ...

EU Publishes Paper on RoHS and REACH Overlaps for EEE

October 03, 2014|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. At times, the RoHS and REACH European Union (EU) regulations can overlap in their applications. REACH is “horizontal legislation” that applies across all applicable industries, including electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), which is already covered under RoHS. The EU published a Common Understanding paper yesterday to clarify what manufacturers need to […]