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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
European Commission
EN 50581 - Start year: 2011
Location: Europe - EU - European Union

Description:

EN 50581 - Guiding Standard for Compliance with RoHS2 Requirements for Technical Documentation

Notes:

The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) was given a mandate in October 2011 by the European Commission to develop a standard manufacturers may use for RoHS2 technical documentation. This project resulted in the (to be harmonized) standard EN 50581:2012 “Technical documentation for the evaluation of electrical and electronic products with respect to restriction of hazardous substances”.

§ Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS2) replaced Directive 2002/95/EC
(RoHS1) and became EU Law on 21 July 2011
– Member State RoHS2 Regulations took effect from 2 January 2013
§ Continues to apply existing RoHS1 substance restrictions to
electrical and electronic equipment in Category 1 – 7 and 10 (© Copyright 2015 CW Research Ltd)

§ Category 8: Medical Devices: 22 July 2014
– In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices: 22 July 2016
– Active Implantable Medical Devices: Exempt until next review
§ Category 9: Monitoring & Control Instruments: 22 July 2014
– Industrial Monitoring & Control Instruments: 22 July 2017
§ New Category 11: “All Electrical and electronic equipment not
covered by any other category”: 22 July 2019 (© Copyright 2015 CW Research Ltd)

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Agency (an Agency can be National, International, or a Non-Government Organization or NGO):
European Standards EN
CSN EN 50581 - Start year: 2012
Location: Europe - EU - European Union

Description:

EN 50581 Technical documentation for the assessment of electrical and electronic products with respect to the restriction of hazardous substances - This European Standard specifies the technical documentation that the manufacturer needs to compile in order to declare compliance with the applicable substance restrictions. The documentation of the manufacturer’s management system is outside the scope of this European Standard.

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