EU – Stakeholder Consultation on Two Exemption Requests from the Substance Restrictions in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS Directive)

​The stakeholder consultation shall run for eight weeks from January 10, 2020, to February 20, 2020, and covers two exemption requests (RoHS Pack 19 and 20). One exemption is the renewal request of exemption 12 of Annex IV (Pack 19) and one request is a new exemption (Pack 20). – Annex IV, Ex 12: The current wording of the exemption is “Lead and cadmium in metallic bonds creating supercon-ducting magnetic circuits in MRI, SQUID, NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) or (FTMS) Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer) detectors.” – Request 2019-4 “Bis-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in plastic components in MRI detector coils”