The new RoHS Directive was published this morning (1 July 2011) in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The UK Government (Department of Business Innovation and Skills) expects the future transposition timetable to look as follows:
Directive entry into force - 21 July 2011 (20 days after publication)
UK Consultation – Autumn / Winter 2011
New UK Regulations published – October / November 2012
UK RoHS Guidance – October / November 2012
Transposition deadline and UK Regulations enter into force – 2 January 2013
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