The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2021
Commencement: 4 May 2021
Amends: The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012
The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012 require manufacturers, importers and distributors to restrict the use of certain specified hazardous substances including some heavy metals and flame retardants in electrical and electronic equipment, and require equipment to be conformity marked before being placed on the market.
Amendments are made to Schedule A1 (Restricted substances referred to in regulation 3 and maximum concentration values tolerated by weight in homogeneous materials), to change the maximum concentration value of Cadmium to 0.01%.
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