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Four phthalates that are already on the REACH Candidate List will also be restricted under the RoHS2 Directive taking the number of substances to ten. DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP that are primarily used as plasticisers to soften plastics, will be restricted from 22 July 2019 for all electrical and electronic equipment apart from Category 8 (medical devices) and Category 9 (monitoring and control equipment) that will have an additional two years to comply by 22 July 2021. The maximum concentration va ...
With the RoHS2 CE mark directive now capturing categories eight (medical devices) and nine (consumer monitoring and control instruments) there has been increased interest in the typical contents of an obligatory technical file: Description of the electrical equipment including block diagrams Wiring and circuit diagrams and explanations of what they mean List of harmonised standards applied in full or in part Records of risk assessments Data sheets for critical sub-assemblies Bill-of-materials / ...
The package of measures known as the “New Legislative Framework” was adopted in the European Council on 9 July 2008 and published in the Official Journal a few weeks later. The measures were designed to help the internal market, for goods to work better, and to strengthen and modernise the conditions for placing a wide range of industrial products on the EU market. 8 new EU directives have been aligned with the EU New Legislative Framework (NLF). All entered into force on 18 April 20 ...
As another year draws to a close we have the chance to look back at 2014 and the legislative measures that had an impact on our industry. RoHS2 (Recast) and Conflict Minerals were probably the main areas of activity but there were others, such as WEEE and Batteries, and several other directives were the subject of recasts. RoHS2 saw the introduction, for the first time of categories eight (medical devices) and nine (monitoring and control instruments) the latter with a focus on consumer product ...