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The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012, SI 2012/3032 (RoHS Regulations 2012), as amended by the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/492, implement the provisions of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2011/65/EU on the Restrictions of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2).
RoHS 2 replaced the previous RoHS Directive—2002/95/EC, which was implemented in the UK by the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006, SI 2006/1463 and later by the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2008, SI 2008/37 (the Original RoHS Regulations).
The RoHS Regulations 2012 impose obligations on economic operators throughout the supply chain (eg manufacturing, importing or distributing) in relation to the placing and
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