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Consultation opens on new RoHS exemptions

The Oeko-Institut and Fraunhofer IZM have launched a stakeholder consultation on behalf of the European Commission on three RoHS exemptions requests.

The exemptions requested are :

·         Lead in solder used to make electrical connections to vacuum boards used in Mass Spectrometers. Boards designed to be used periodically under low pressure.

·         Use of lead in welds for soldering of certain printed circuit board assemblies in gas detectors.

·         Mercury in single – capped (compact) fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes < 30 W with a lifetime equal or above 20 000 h: 3,5 mg.

Interested parties are invited to send their comments by e-mail, at the latest on 7 November 2017, to rohs.exemptions@oeko.de.

 

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