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Study on Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment, not Regulated by the RoHS Directive

Background and Objectives

  • Other hazardous substances or materials used in EEE
  • How they are managed currently
  • Possible substitutes as well as the sustainability (environmental, economic, social) characteristics of these other hazardous substances and possible substitutes
  • Appropriate policy options.


[1]  Categories 8 and 9 set out in Annex IA to Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE) comprise medical devices (with the exeption of all implanted and infected products) as well as monitoring and control instruments, respectively.