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Now, I reckon this is some nine years late!! However, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has published its final revision of the Administrative Measures for the Restriction of the use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products, known as China RoHS 2. This will enter into force on 1 July 2016. China RoHS 2 will expand product scope from the original electronic information products (EIP) to electrical and electronic products and align more closely ...
      The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China has published the latest proposals, which are open to consultation until 10 July, on China RoHS. The proposals include further clarification on the definition of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and are along the lines of RoHS in the European Union.   The definition of hazardous substances is clarified so, for example “lead” to “lead and its compounds”   The pro ...
    The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (also known as MIIT /工业和信息化部) has released a revised version of the China RoHS 2 proposal (电子电气产品污染控制管理办法).       The revised proposal aims to do the following:       Clarify the definition of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) to align with the definitions given in the EU RoHS Directive Clarify the definition of ‘hazardous substances’ Give MIIT stronger powers to ef ...
Draft China RoHS Catalogue published - October 2009     The Chinese Government published the first draft catalogue of Electronic Information Products that will be subject to China RoHS substance restrictions on the 9th October 2009.   The restrictions should have come into force ten months after adoption of this legislation, unless changes were made. However these have not been adopted as of yet and are likely to be replaced by China RoHS “2”.   Scope: The sc ...
  Current situation     The latest update of the Implementation Rules of Voluntary Certification on the Pollution Control of Electronic Information Products was issued on 26 July 2011. Its introduction did not bring with it any big surprises. The China RoHS system is still working and the market force has slowly been moving toward extensive (voluntary) certification of electronics products.     However, as is shown below, the link between compulsory and voluntary Chi ...