March 15, 2018, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People‘s Republic of China (MIIT) officially issued “The Standard Achieving Management Catalogue for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical Appliances and Electronic Products” and “Exemption List for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances of the Standard Achieving Management Catalogue” the documents will come into effect one year after the issue date.
Electrical Appliances and Electronic Products included in ” the Standard Achieving Management Catalogue ” should meet the limit of hazardous Substances Pb, Cd, Hg, Cr6+, PBB, PBDE, and will be managed according to the system of conformity assessment which will be issued in the future. The products in the Exemption List can be exempted.
There are 12 kinds of products in the Standard Achieving Management Catalogue, details are as follows:
|No.||Product name||No.||Product name|
|4||Electric water heaters||10||Micro-computers|
|5||Printers||11||Handheld phones for mobile communication|
There are 39 articles in the “Exemption List for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances of the Standard Achieving Management Catalogue” , Which include exemptions of Pb, Cd, Hg, Cr6+. There is no exemption expiry time except high pressure mercury (vapor) light.