List of Restricted Substances under RoHS 2

RoHS

June 2013

DG Environment (European Commission) has commissioned the Austrian Environment Ministry (Umweltbundesamt) to study for the review of the List of Restricted Substances under ROHS2 Directive.

During the 3rd internet consultation the draft methodology manual for the identification and assessment of substances for a potential restriction under RoHS 2 will be put up for discussion. The methodology developed within this study will be used in future reviews of the list of restricted substances under RoHS as requested in accordance to Article 6 of the RoHS Directive.

During the 2nd internet consultation the consultants methodology approach for the identification and assessment of substances for a potential restriction under RoHS 2 was put up for discussion.

A concluding report on the methodology is due to be published in November 2013.