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Exemption 3(a-c)

"Mercury in cold cathode fluorescent lamps and external electrode fluorescent lamps (CCFL and EEFL) for special purposes not exceeding (per lamp):
(a) Short length (≤ 500 mm): 3.5 mg per lamp
(b) Medium length (> 500 mm and ≤ 1 500 mm): 5 mg per lamp
(c) Long length (> 1 500 mm): 13 mg per lamp"

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


Results from previous evaluations

> Excerpt from Oeko-Institut report 2009 (PDF)


Additional information provided after first questions for clarification:

>> Answers to clarification questions - exemption specific

>> Further information by applicant - general


Contributions to the consultation

> Contribution by Danish Environmental Protection Agency, submitted 09 September 2015, PDF

>> Attachment 1 (report Baggrundspapir vedr. kampagne om sparepærer og kviksølv in Danish)

>> Attachment 2 (report Tabbelraport in Danish)

>> Attachment 3 (Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for nondirectional household lamps)

> Contribution by Polish Association of Lighting Industry, submitted 15 October 2015, PDF

> Contribution by the Belgish Federal Public Services for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, submitted 16 October 2015, PDF

> Contribution by the European Environmental Bureau, the Mercury Policy Project, and the Responsible Purchasing Network, submitted 19 October 2015, PDF

> Contribution by Test & Measurement Coalition, General comments related to RoHS exemption package 9, submitted 19 October 2015, PDF