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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 DIBP and Substance Prioritisation 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.

Should there be any mistakes or uncertainties we apologise for the inconvenience and kindly ask you to provide us with a short indication.

This stakeholder consultation ran for eight weeks from 07.02.2014 to 04.04.2014 and covered two areas for review. The consultation is now closed.

1st area of review - DIBP: Prepare a substance assessment of Diisobutylphthalat (DIBP), based on the Assessment Dossier template proposed by the Austrian Umweltbundesamt GmbH;

2nd area of review – Substance prioritisation: Compile and review quantitative information concerning the various substances on the prioritised shortlist;

Stakeholder consultation concerning a “Study for the review of the list of restricted substances under RoHS 2 – Analysis of impacts from a possible restriction of several new substances under RoHS 2“