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On 18 December 2012, the European Commission (EC) published an Official Journal – Directive 2012/50/EU and 2012/51/EU to amend the Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU. It shall enter into force on the twentieth day. EU RoHS exemption list now included 40 items in total.

  • Directive 2012/50/EU the following point 7(c)-IV inserted:
    ExemptionDate of applicability
    7(c)-IV Lead in PZT based dielectric ceramic materials for capacitors which are part of integrated circuits or discrete semiconductors Expires on 21 July 2016’
  • Directive 2012/51/EU the following point 40 added:
    ExemptionDate of applicability
    40 Cadmium in photoresistors for analogue optocouplers applied in professional audio equipment Expires on 31 December 2013’

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