Stakeholder consultation on exemptions from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)
This stakeholder consultation runs for twelve weeks from 09.11.2012 to 01.02.2013 and covers four exemption requests:
Exemption request 12 "Leaded solder utilized in stacked, area array electronics packaging within ionizing radiation detectors including CT and X-ray"
Exemption request 13 "Lead in platinized platinum electrodes for measurement instruments"
Exemption request 14 "Lead in solders for the ignition module and other electronic engine controls mounted directly on or close to the cylinder of hand-held engines (classes SH: 1, SH: 2, SH: 3 of 2002/88/EC)"
Exemption request 15 "Hand crafted luminous discharge tubes (HLDT) used for signs, decorative or general lighting and light-artwork"
The guidance document contains information on
- the objective of the consultation,
- how to submit your contribution,
- contact details.
Results of the consultation and next steps
Unconfidential information submitted during the consultation will be posted on the EU CIRCA website (Browse categories > European Commission > Environment > RoHS 2012 Exemptions Review, at top left, click on "Library"). Further exchange with stakeholders will be held after the consultation has ended for those issues where further need for information and / or need for (technical) discussion has been identified.
The consultation is targeted at the following groups:
- EEE industry
- EEE industry federations
- Research institutions & universities
- Public administrations
The following representatives from these groups have currently registered on the list. This list will be updated regularly depending on new registrations of interested stakeholders.
Should there be any mistakes or uncertainties we apologise for the inconvenience and kindly ask you to provide us with a short indication.