The RoHS Recast 2011/65/EU becomes effective on 2nd January 2013.


Medical Devices (category 8) and consumer Monitoring and Control Instruments (category 9) fall within scope on 22nd July 2014.


In Vitro Diagnostics are captured on 22nd July 2016 and industrial Monitoring and Control Instruments a year later.



Finally, category 11, the so called Open Scope, becomes effective in July 2019.



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