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China RoHS2 catalogue announced

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released the first product catalogue of electrical and electronic products falling under scope of China RoHS2.

The 12 product categories listed in the catalogue are consistent with earlier drafts and are as follows:

1.       Refrigerators

2.       Air conditioners

3.       Washing machines

4.       Water heaters

5.       Printers

6.       Copiers

7.       Fax machines

8.       Televisions

9.       Monitors

10.   Microcomputers

11.   Cell phones

12.   Telephones

Products listed in the catalogue are subject to substance thresholds unless exemptions apply. The maximum concentration by weight at homogenous material level is 0.1% for mercury, lead, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers and 0.01% for cadmium.

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