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Assistance on technological, socio-economic and cost-benefit assessment related to various topics in the context of the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)

New RoHS projects for the evaluation of applications for granting, renewing or revoking exemptions, to be included in or deleted from Annexes III and IV of the new RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), and for the evaluation of other topics.  

A few projects are at present running in parallel, including:

 

Exemptions

Currently different “packs” of exemption requests are being reviewed under a framework contract for "Assistance to the Commission on technological, socio-economic and cost-benefit assessment related to exemptions from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)":

  • The Pack 22 project started 28 October 2020 and will run over a period of 10 months, thus ending 27 August 2021. The study covers requests for therenewal of nine exemptions. The project has been contracted within a framework contract lead by Ramboll Deutschland GmbH. Oeko-Institut e.V. is leading the project and performingall related tasks. An interim report shall be delivered to the European Commission before the end of the fifth month of the contract. The final report is due at the end of the project in August 2021. For details, please study Project Description - Pack 22.

 

  • The Pack 24 project started 17 December 2020 and will run over a period of 10 months, thus ending 16 October 2021. The study covers requests for therenewal of eight exemptions. The project has been contracted within a framework contract lead by Ramboll Deutschland GmbH. Oeko-Institut e.V. is leading the project and performingall related tasks. An interim report shall be delivered to the European Commission before the end of the fifth month of the contract. The final report is due at the end of the project in October 2021. For details, please study Project Description - Pack 24.