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UK issued guidance on RoHS

EU
October 11, 2019

​The Department for Business together with the Department for Environment of United Kingdom issued a guidance for manufacturers, importers and distributors on  RoHS which covers most electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) defined in 10 broad categories. Extending to a particular manufactured item depends on its nature and function.

All the components and subassemblies of EEE placed on the UK market must contain less than the maximum prescribed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, two specified flame retardants, and four specified phthalates.

The restriction of the use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Regulations 2012 (as amended) is the underpinning legislation. The regulations were extended to products outside the scope of the original 2008 regulations and four specified phthalates on 22nd​ of July 2019.Furthermore, all products of scope must have a supporting technical file, declaration of conformity, be marked appropriately, and must display a CE mark to show compliance with the regulation.

The regulations do not apply to your product if:

 

  • Means of transport (apart from certain two-wheeled electric vehicles).
  • Products for military use or designed to be sent into space.
  • Products integral to equipment that is out of scope.
  • Large scale industrial tools and fixed installations.
  • Products for research and development available on a business-to-business basis.
  • Active implantable ​medical devices.
  • Non-road mobile machinery for professional use.

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