Management Methods for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products

Management Methods for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products


17 May 2019: The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the new State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) have finally defined the long-awaited Conformity Assessment System. Two approaches are defined:
  • Voluntary Certification
  • Self-Declaration
A new mark (shown above) has also been specified. November 1, 2019 is the date compliance is required, but details as still needed. Stay tuned.

In the meantime, read the Chemical Watch article, China issues conformity assessment rules for RoHS2.

15 March 2018: The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced the first catalog of EEPs that will be subject to restrictions. Nothing has really changed from the previous drafts. Products include:

  1. Refrigerators
  2. Air Conditioners
  3. Washing Machines
  4. Water Heaters
  5. Printers
  6. Copiers
  7. Fax Machines (!)
  8. TV Sets
  9. Monitors
  10. Microcomputers
  11. Cell phones
  12. Telephones

The page includes a file with this list (and more details) as well as a file with a list of allowable exemptions.

DCA now has English translations of both the Catalog and the list of Exemptions for sale.

Visit our China RoHS Documents Page! All the documents you need, clearly organized

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updated May 22, 2019

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