Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment

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The new RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) entered into force on 21 July 2011 and requires Member States to transpose the provisions into their respective national laws by 2 January 2013. The FAQ document was drafted by a Member States working group under a mandate from the RoHS/WEEE Technical Adaptation Committee and takes account of stakeholder input from a consultation on an earlier version.


Categories of EEE covered by this Directive

  1. Large household appliances
  2. Small household appliances
  3. IT and telecommunications equipment
  4. Consumer equipment
  5. Lighting equipment
  6. Electrical and electronic tools
  7. Toys, leisure and sports equipment
  8. Medical devices
  9. Monitoring and control instruments including industrial monitoring and control instruments
  10. Automatic dispensers
  11. Other EEE not covered by any of the categories mentioned above


Restricted substances referred to in Article 4(1) and maximum concentration values tolerated by weight in homogeneous materials

  • Lead {0.1 % (1000 PPM)}
  • Mercury {0.1 % (1000 PPM)},
  • Cadmium {0.01 % (100 PPM)}
  • Hexavalent Chromium {0.1 % (1000 PPM)}
  • PolyBrominated Biphenyls (PBB) {0.1 % (1000 PPM)}
  • PolyBrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) {0.1 % (1000 PPM)}

RoHS Directive continues to impact the manufacturers of electrical and electronic goods. Thus it is a challenge for the manufacturers to conform to the requirements of this Directive.

TUV India has vast expertise to perform the tests as per the guidelines given in the Directive and assist manufacturers of Electrical and Electronic products to comply with requirements.

Service Offerings by TUV India

Testing and Certification for:

  • Directive 2000/53/EC: ELV (End of Life Vehicle)
  • Directive 2002/96/EC: WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment)
  • Directive 2006/66/EC: On batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators
  • Electronic Material Testing

We are looking forward to your enquiry

TUV India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore Foodlab

No.8, VK Commerce, 2nd Floor, III Main Road, Opp. KSSIDC Tech Park, Rajajinagar Industrial Estate, Bangalore - 560 044

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