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Request 2013-5

"Cadmium in light control materials used for display devices"

This section includes a questionnaire for a new RoHS exemption request. Stakeholders are requested to base their submissions on this questionnaire including as much comprehensive information as possible.


Applicant's documents

> Original exemption request

>> Exemption Dossier

>> Exemption Application Form

Additional Information Provided with Exemption Request:



> Further information from applicant 

Results from previous evaluation

Contribution to the consultation

> Contribution by Touch Display Research Inc., submitted 21.09.2013:

Cover Letter (PDF)

Link to submitted Article

> Contribution by Nanoco Technologies Limited and Dow Electronic Materials

>> submitted 05.11.2013, PDF

>> Nanoco-Dow response to MMM Contribution, submitted 11.11.2013, PDF

> Contribution by QD Vision:

>> Additional information submitted 06.11.2013, PDF

>> Contribution by QD Vision submitted 07.11.2013, PDF

>> QD Vision response to Contribution of Nonoco-Dow, submitted 11.11.2013, PDF

> Contribution by Merck, submitted 07.11.2013, PDF

> Letter of Support for Ex. Re. 2013-2 and 2013-5, submitted by NanoSys Inc., submitted 10.11.2013, PDF

> Letter of Support for Ex. Re. 2013-2 and 2013-5, submitted by Crytalpex Corporation; Ocean Nano Tech LLC; QLight Nonaotech LTd.; Pacific Light Technologies; Voxtel Inc.; and Navillum Nano Technologies, (As the same letter format has been signed by all listed stakholders, a single PDF file has been compiled and the names of stakeholders are detailed), submitted between 7-11.11.2013, PDF

> Contribution by Lighting Europe, submitted 11.11.2013, PDF

> Contribution by Swedish Ministry of Environment, submitted 11.11.2013, PDF


Targeted Stakeholder Meeting

On the 13th of December, a targeted stakeholder meeting was held concerning exemption requests 2012-2 and 2012-5.

The information presented by the various participants has been collected and can be found under the links below (listed according to order of presentation):

> Oeko Institut: Introductory Presentation and outlined issues of interest

> QD Vision: Stakeholder Presentation

> Nanosys: Presentation of information concerning quantum dot technology

> 3M:

>> Corporate Sustainability Presentation

>> Presentation concerning QDots used in QD Film (QDEF)

> Dow Chemicals and Nanoco: RoHS Stakeholder Meeting Presentation