Official Journal of EU published two new RoHS Exemptions


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The Official Journal of the EU published two new RoHS exemptions on 10th April 2015. Both exemptions are added to Annex-IV of the Directive (Recast Directive 2011/65/EU) which is applicable to category 8 ?Medical devices? and category 9 ?Monitoring and control instruments including industrial monitoring and control instruments?.

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2015/573 officially adds exemption 41 to Annex IV:

41. Lead as a thermal stabiliser in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) used as base material in amperometric, potentiometric and conductometric electrochemical sensors which are used in in-vitro diagnostic medical devices for the analysis of blood and other body fluids and body gases. Expires on 31 December 2018.

Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2015/574 officially adds exemption 42 to Annex IV::

42. Mercury in electric rotating connectors used in intravascular ultrasound imaging systems capable of high operating frequency (> 50 MHz) modes of operation. Expires on 30 June 2019.


  • DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) 2015_573_30th_JAN_2015.pdf
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