Review of Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical & Electronic Equipment (RoHS)

Published: 22 May 2007

Policies & Issues: Environment

Comments to Commission Stakeholder Consultation

Orgalime provides its comments to the Commission’s consultation document and submits background information in so far as it is available today.

In the document, Orgalime provides:

- Introductory comments on the review of directive 2002/95/EC on RoHS and its link to the Review of directive 2002/96/EC on WEEE

- Areas, on which Orgalime agrees with the Commission’s initial list of topics for the RoHS review

- Orgalime proposals for more detailed sub points to a number of topics included in the above mentioned Commission list (accompanied by evidence and supporting information).

- New areas, which Orgalime suggests to be examined in the RoHS review and areas, which in our view should not be tackled under the RoHS Review (accompanied by evidence and supporting information).

- List of further evidence and supporting factual information underpinning Orgalime’s comments.

Related Position Papers

Environment: Orgalim's response to a public consultation on sustainability requirements for batteries [27 August 2019]

Waste policy: Joint industry comments on modulating producers’ financial contributions for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment [26 July 2019]

Eunomia study in support of developing Guidance for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Schemes: Comments on modulation of producers’ financial contributions [12 March 2019]

Orgalim response: Consultation by Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance [25 February 2019]

Feedback on the usability of the taxonomy - Orgalim response [25 February 2019]

Orgalime response to consultation on RoHS Substance Review Methodology [21 December 2018]

Comments on Product and Organisational Environment Footprint methodologies (PEF/OEF) [19 December 2018]

Circular Economy: Resolving the interface between EU waste, product and chemicals policy [29 October 2018]

Strategy on long-term EU Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction: Turning challenges into opportunities - The contribution of the European technology industries [10 October 2018]