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Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) is a compulsory standard set by Europe Union (EU) regarding the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2.0) has replaced Directive 2002/95/EC since January 3, 2013. All electrical and electronic equipment for sale in Europe are subject to RoHS 2.0.

To allow manufactures sufficient time to ensure new products comply with RoHS 2.0, a transition period has been established as follows:

—— 22 July 2014 – Medical devices and monitoring and control instruments

—— 22 July 2016 – In vitro diagnostic medical devices

—— 22 July 2017 – Industrial monitoring and control instruments

—— 22 July 2019 – All other electrical and electronic equipment not covered by any of the categories above

Equipments excluded from RoHS:

  • Large-scale stationary industrial tools and large-scale fixed installations;
  • Means of transport for persons or goods, excluding electric two-wheel vehicles which are not type-approved;
  • Non-road mobile machinery made available exclusively for professional use;
  • Photovoltaic panels

Products subject to RoHS:

  • Large Household Appliances
  • Small Household Appliances
  • IT and Communications Equipment
  • Consumer Equipments
  • Lighting Products
  • Electrical and electronic tools
  • Toys, leisure and sports equipment
  • Automatic Dispensers
  • Medical Devices
  • Monitoring Devices
  • All other electrical and electronic devices

Restricted Substances

On 4th June 2015, the EU published (EU) 2015/863 to amend 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2.0), which added four kinds of phthalate to the list of restricted substances. The amendment will enter into force on 22nd July 2019.  Restricted substances are shown in the following table:

HQTS provides high quality testing services related to restricted substances, ensuring your products comply with RoHS requirements for legal entry into the EU market.

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    HQTS is pleased to announce we will exhibit at the China Commodity Fair, Moscow. We invite you to drop by and learn more about how HQTS can help you meet your quality assurance goals. You can find us at booth K28.

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