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Öko-Institut evaluates four new exemptions under RoHS

New RoHS stakeholder consultation online! An online stakeholder consultation starts today 09 November 2012 and will run 12 weeks until 01 February 2012. It covers 4 RoHS exemption requests. Please find all corresponding information in the Consultationsection.

This stakeholder consultation runs for twelve weeks from 09.11.2012 to 01.02.2013 and covers four exemption requests:

Exemption request 12 “Leaded solder utilized in stacked, area array electronics packaging within ionizing radiation detectors including CT and X-ray”

Exemption request 13 “Lead in platinized platinum electrodes for measurement instruments”

Exemption request 14 “Lead in solders for the ignition module and other electronic engine controls mounted directly on or close to the cylinder of hand-held engines (classes SH: 1, SH: 2, SH: 3 of 2002/88/EC)”

Exemption request 15 “Hand crafted luminous discharge tubes (HLDT) used for signs, decorative or general lighting and light-artwork”

The Öko-INstitut kindly invite to participate actively in this exercise in order to allow us to carry out an evaluation on the basis of as much fact-based evidence as possible. Non-confidential information submitted during the consultation will be posted on the EU CIRCA website (Browse categories > European Commission > Environment > RoHS 2012 Exemptions Review, at top left, click on “Library”).

Sources. Öko-Institute

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