• November 1, 2019
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EU Draft Directive amending Annex II to Directive on end-of-life vehicles as regards the exemption for hexavalent chromium as anti-corrosion agent of the carbon steel cooling system in absorption refrigerators in motor caravans


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Title of document
Draft Commission Delegated Directive amending Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of-life vehicles as regards the exemption for hexavalent chromium as anti-corrosion agent of the carbon steel cooling system in absorption refrigerators in motor caravans (5 pages + Annex 2 pages, in English)

Description
The draft Directive adapts to scientific and technical progress the list of materials and components, which are exempt from the prohibition of the use of hexavalent chromiumin materials, and components of vehicles put on the market after 1 July 2003.  The draft Directive amends exemption 14 of Annex II to the ELV Directive (Directive 2000/53/EC).

Notifying member: European Union

NotificationG/TBT/N/EU/687

Objective tag
Protection of the environment; Other

Objective
Article 4(2)(a) of Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles prohibits the use of lead, mercury, cadmium or hexavalent chromium in materials and components of vehicles put on the market after 1 July 2003, other than in cases listed in Annex II to that Directive and under the conditions specified therein. Pursuant to Article 4(2)(b) of Directive 2000/53/EC, Annex II to that Directive shall be adapted to scientific and technical progress by the Commission on a regular basis. This adaptation is done through the draft Directive.

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Agency responsible
European Commission


Timing:

  • Submission: 22/10/2019
  • Reception: 23/10/2019
  • Distribution: 23/10/2019
  • Final date for comments: 22/12/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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