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Restriction on Hazardous Substances Regulations: RoHS 2 guidance

Guidance on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Regulations 2012.

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Explains the requirements of the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012 (the RoHS 2 Regulations).

It is intended for businesses and individuals placing or making electrical and electronic equipment available on the UK market from 2 January 2013.

It explains the requirements on business, how to comply with the law and provides sources of further information.

See RoHS Regulations: government guidance notes for products first placed on the market between 1 July 2006 and 1 January 2013, under the 2008 RoHS Regulations.

Published 26 October 2012
Last updated 28 July 2014 + show all updates
  1. Guidance notes revised July 2014.
  2. Revised guidance following implementation of the RoHS 2 Directive and latest changes to published exemptions.
  3. First published.