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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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New Amendments for RoHS

 

On 5th February 201, the European Commission has published the following amendments to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) as below, regarding exemptions for lead and cadmium:

 

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C/2018/7506

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/178 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in bearings and bushes applied in certain non-road professional use equipment.

C/2018/7505

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/177 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead as activator in the fluorescent powder of discharge lamps containing phosphors.

C/2018/7523

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/176 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in the plating layer of certain diodes.

C/2018/7525

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/175 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead oxide in seal frit used for making window assemblies for certain laser tubes

C/2018/7508

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/174 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead bound in crystal glass as defined in Directive 69/493/EEC.

C/2018/7507

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/173 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead and cadmium in printing inks for the application of enamels on glasses.

C/2018/7499

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/172 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in solders to complete a viable electrical connection between semiconductor die and carrier within integrated circuit flip chip packages (Text with EEA relevance.)

C/2018/7495

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/171 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for cadmium and its compounds in electrical contacts.

C/2018/7509

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/170 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in PZT based dielectric ceramic materials for certain capacitors.

C/2018/7520

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2019/169 of 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for lead in dielectric ceramic in certain capacitors.