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Stakeholder consultation on an exemption request from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)

The stakeholder consultation shall run for ten weeks from 30.10.2015 to 08.01.2016 and covers the revaluation of two requests for exemption first evaluated in the 2013 Consultation1.

Exemption request 2013-2 “Cadmium in color converting II-VI LEDs (< 10 μg Cd per mm2 of light-emitting area) for use in solid state illumination or display systems" (Request for renewal of Exemption 39 of Annex III of Directive 2011/65/EU)"

Exemption request 2013-5 "Cadmium in light control materials used for display devices"


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  Request 2013-2 and Request 2013-5, contain information from the initial review prepared in 2013. Further necessary information (e.g. original request applications, questionnaire, results of former evaluations) can be found on the page Cd Quantum-Dot Joint Evaluation.


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 Evaluations, 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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