SSI 2015/384
13th November 2015
North Wales ceramics firm fined
16th November 2015

Joint re-evaluation of two requests

The European Commission is consulting on the joint re-evaluation of two requests for exemption from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive). Consultation closes 8th January 2016.

The requests are related to cadmium quantum dot applications. Request 2013-2 “Cadmium in colour converting II-VI LEDs (< 10 μg Cd per mm2 of light-emitting area) for use in solid state illumination or display systems” (Request for renewal of Exemption 39 of Annex III of Directive 2011/65/EU)” Request 2013-5 “Cadmium in light control materials used for display devices”