The scope of these products is defined in Regulation 374/2012. (XII. 18.) Government Decree (hereinafter: RoHS Decree). The RoHS Regulation transposes Directive 2011/65/EC into Hungarian law. The RoHS Regulation includes the electrical and electronic equipment product groups:
- Small household appliances
- Information technology and telecommunications equipment
- Consumer electronics
- Power and electronic tools
- Games, leisure, and sports equipment
- Medical devices
- Monitoring and control equipment, including industrial monitoring and control equipment
- Figures 1-10. Other electrical and electronic equipment not falling under any of the categories in
A Hungarian Standard has also been prepared for the treatment of products after they have become waste: MSZ EN 50625-1: 2014 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) collection, logistics and treatment requirements.
What do we examine during the test?
Hazardous substance ingredients: which includes the following tests: Cadmium (0.01 %); Lead (0.1 %); Mercury (0.1 %); Hexavalent Chromium (0.1 %); Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) (0.1 %); Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) (0.1 %); Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (0.1 %); Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) (0.1 %); Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (0.1 %); Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (0.1 %)
It is the responsibility of the manufacturer to comply with the limit values for hazardous substances and the manufacture must declare this to the market.