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Stakeholder consultation to provide additional input to the commission impact assessment for a review of the scope of provisions of the RoHS 2 Directive pursuant Article 24(1)

This stakeholder consultation ran for eight weeks from 13.01.2014 to 10.03.2014 and covered two areas for review. The consultation is now closed.

1st area of review: Electric bicycles - Technical and socio-economic considerations concerning a possible exclusion for electric bicycles from the scope of RoHS.

2nd area of review: EEE newly in scope - Technical and socio-economic considerations relevant for assessing the impacts of various possible amendments to Articles 2(2), 4(3) and 4(4).

Guidance document

The guidance document contains information on

  • the objective of the consultation,
  • how to submit your contribution,
  • contact details.

> Download guidance document on the stakeholder consultation (PDF)

The sections electric bicycles and EEE newly in scope contain further necessary information (e.g. questionnaire and results of former evaluations).


Results of the consultation and next steps

Non-confidential information submitted during the consultation will be posted on the EU CIRCA website (Browse categories > European Commission > Environment > RoHS 2013 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.


Target groups

The consultation is targeted at the following groups:

  • EEE industry
  • EEE industry federations
  • Consultancies
  • Research institutions & universities
  • NGOs
  • 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.

> Download list of interested stakeholders


Please take note of the specific privacy statement and of personal data protection.


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