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Annex III, Exemption 6(b)-II

“Lead as an alloying element in aluminium for machining purposes with a lead content up to 0,4 % by weight ”


This section includes a questionnaire for a renewal 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 (PDF)

> Exemption request for category 11 (PDF)

> Answers to clarification questions (PDF)


Results from previous evaluations

> Oeko Institute Final Report 2016, Excerpt 6(b) (PDF)



> Initial questions for exemption (PDF)

> Specific questions to RoHS Request Annex III, Ex. 6(b) - II (PDF)


Contributions to the consultation

> Contribution of Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI),

   submitted on 26.02.2021: PDF  

> Contribution of Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH,

   submitted on 26.02.2021: PDF 

> Contribution of European Aluminium, submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF  

> Contribution of EURAL® GNUTTI S.p.A., submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF  

> Contribution of Mondragón Componentes S. Coop.,

   submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF 

> Contribution of Huawei, submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF  

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> Contribution of SEMI Europe, submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF 

> Contribution of Test Measurement Coalition (TMC),

   submitted on 03.03.2021: PDF

> Contribution of Fresenius Kabi, submitted on 03.03.2021: PDF

> Contribution of Norwegian Environment Agency, submitted on 03.03.2021: PDF


Aside from the contributions specified above, the following organisations have expressed their support of the request for renewal of this exemption but did not provide any further detail:

Trautwein Präzisionsdrehteile GmbH; Hacker-Feinmechanik; CARL DILLENIUS METALLWAREN GmbH & Co. KG; STERO GmbH & Co. KG; HEINRICH MUELLER GMBH; HUGO KARRENBERG & SOHN GMBH & CO. KG; Wilhelm Schauerte GmbH & Co. KG; Julius Klinke GmbH & Co. KG; Carl Leipold GmbH; wafi Walter Fischer GmbH & Co. KG;  Heinrichs & Co. KG; Maier GmbH & Co. KG Präzisionstechnik;  Fischer Automaten-Drehteile GmbH & Co. KG; Grieshaber GmbH & Co. KG