RoHS Directive | Amendments to Annex III on the restriction of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment

Commission Delegated Directives 16 November 2018 amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards:

(*) an exemption for lead bound in crystal glass as defined in Directive 69/493/EEC.

(*) an exemption for lead in the plating layer of certain diodes 

(*) an exemption for lead and cadmium in printing inks for the application of enamels on glasses. 

(*) an exemption for lead oxide in seal frit used for making window assemblies for certain laser tubes. 

(*) an exemption for lead in solders to complete a viable electrical connection between semiconductor die and carrier within integrated circuit flip chip packages. 

(*) an exemption for lead in bearings and bushes applied in certain non-road professional use equipment. 

(*) an exemption for lead in PZT based dielectric ceramic materials for certain capacitors.

(*) an exemption for cadmium and its compounds in electrical contacts. 

(*) an exemption for lead in dielectric ceramic in certain capacitors 

(*)  an exemption for lead as activator in the fluorescent powder of discharge lamps containing phosphors. 


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