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No. 17/2011

On September 10, 2011, the European Commission published a new Commission Decision - 2011/534/EU in its Official Journal (OJ). It amends the Annex to the recast RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC) about exemptions for applications containing lead or cadmium.

The Annex to Directive 2002/95/EC is amended as follows:

  • The following point 7(c)-IV is inserted:
Lead in PZT based dielectric ceramic materials for capacitors being part of integrated circuits or discrete semiconductors                       
  • The following point 40 is added:

Cadmium in photoresistors for analogue optocouplers applied in professional audio equipment Expires on
31 December 2013

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Directive 2011/534/EU

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