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    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


    The text is attached below:




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