RoHS Obligation Test

Take our online test to find out if your business is obligated to comply with The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Regulations

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Regulations - find out if your company is obligated

Do you manufacture, import or distribute electrical and/or electronic equipment within the UK?

Note: This online tool is for illustrative purposes. It makes standard assumptions to determine whether you may have obligations. For a definitive answer please contact us on 03450 682 572. This does not constitute legal or professional advice and must not be relied on as such.

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Do any of the products fall into the below categories: Large household, Small household, IT and telecommunications, Consumer equipment, Lighting equipment, Electrical and electronic tools, Toys leisure and sports equipment, Medical Devices, Monitoring and control instruments

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Do you know what substances are within the products and what concentrations they are present at?

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Do you know whether your products contain any of these restricted substances: lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominate biphenyls (PBB), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), cadmium.

Additional substances restricted from 2019: bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)

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Do you have a process in place to ensure the substances do not exceed the thresholds and to ensure ongoing compliance?

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You are obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

You must comply with RoHS and therefore need to determine which substances are in the products, whether any are on the restricted substances list and how these compare to the allowable thresholds. You should have an ongoing system in place to check for these substances and to ensure ongoing compliance. Current restricted substances are: lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) or cadmium. In 2019 the following will be added; bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP),butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP),dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP). For guidance and a free information pack on how to comply, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here.

You are obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

You must comply with RoHS and therefore need to determine if any of the restricted substances are present and how these compare to the allowable thresholds. You should have an ongoing system in place to check for these substances and to ensure ongoing compliance. For guidance and a free information pack on how to comply, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here.

You are obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

It sounds as though you understand you obligations and are working towards compliance with RoHS. If you would like further clarification of your obligations and advice on how to comply please contact Valpak on 03450 682 572.

You are obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

You have obligations under RoHS and therefore should put in place a process to check for the restricted substances and ensure ongoing compliance. For guidance and a free information pack on how to comply, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here.

From 2019 you may be obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

Please be aware that in 2019 the scope of the WEEE regulations is changing to include “all other EEE that is not otherwise exempt”  therefore unless you have a specific exemption you may need to comply by 2019. For guidance and a free information pack on how to comply, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here.

You are not obligated under the The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations

If you would like us to keep you up to date with other environmental legislation in the future and work with you to review whether you are obligated each year, call us on 03450 682 572 or contact us here.

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