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Annex III, Exemption 6(b)/6(b)-I

“Lead as an alloying element in aluminium containing up to 0,4 % lead by weight,


“Lead as an alloying element in aluminium containing up to 0,4 % lead by weight, provided it stems from lead-bearing aluminium scrap recycling”


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.


Documents of Applicant 1:

> Original exemption request (PDF)

> Answers to clarification questions (PDF)


Documents of Applicant 2:

> 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)/6(b)-I (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 Huawei, submitted on 02.03.2021: PDF  

   >> Annex: XLSX

> 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;