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ROHS - Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions, Annexes III & IV

EU. Exemptions from Art. 4(1) Restrictions (Annexes III & IV), Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS), as amended by 2020/366/EU, 5 March 2020

This database contains the application exemptions listed in Annexes III and IV to RoHS (2011/65/EU). Annex III contains applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1), while Annex IV lists applications exempted from the restriction in Article 4(1) specific to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments.

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Last updated 23 november 2020. Database contains 435 unique substances/entries.
Substance Name EC No. CAS No. Annex Reference Application Expiration Date  
231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
5(a)
In glass of cathode ray tubes
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
5(b)
In glass of fluorescent tubes
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(a)
As an alloying element in steel for machining purposes and in galvanised steel
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
33
In solders for the soldering of thin copper wires of 100 µm diameter and less in power transformers
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
34
In cermet-based trimmer potentiometer elements
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
34
In cermet-based trimmer potentiometer elements
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
34
In cermet-based trimmer potentiometer elements
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
37
In the plating layer of high voltage diodes on the basis of a zinc borate glass body
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
42
In bearings and bushes of diesel or gaseous fuel powered internal combustion engines applied in non-road professional use equipment: with engine total displacement ≥ 15 litres, or with engine total displacement < 15 litres and the engine is designed to operate in applications where the time between signal to start and full load is required to be less than 10 seconds, or regular maintenance is typically performed in a harsh and dirty outdoor environment, such as mining, construction, and agriculture applications
07/21/2024
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
44
In solder of sensors, actuators, and engine control units of combustion engines, installed in equipment used at fixed positions while in operation which is designed for professionals, but also used by non-professional users
07/21/2024
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
1
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In detectors for ionising radiation
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
2
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: Bearings in X-ray tubes
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
3
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In electromagnetic radiation amplification devices: micro-channel plate and capillary plate
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
4
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In glass frit of X-ray tubes and image intensifiers and lead in glass frit binder for assembly of gas lasers and for vacuum tubes that convert electromagnetic radiation into electrons
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
5
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In shielding for ionising radiation
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
18
In solders of high performance infrared imaging modules to detect in the range 8-14 µm
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
19
In Liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) displays
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
23
As an alloying element for bearings and wear surfaces in medical equipment exposed to ionising radiation
06/30/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
24
Enabling vacuum tight connections between aluminium and steel in X-ray image intensifiers
12/31/2019
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
25
In the surface coatings of pin connector systems requiring nonmagnetic connectors which are used durably at a temperature below - 20 °C under normal operating and storage conditions
06/30/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
26(a)
Solders on printed circuit boards which are used durably at a temperature below - 20 °C under normal operating and storage conditions
06/30/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
11
In alloys as a superconductor and thermal conductor in MRI
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
12
In metallic bonds creating superconducting magnetic circuits in MRI, SQUID, NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) or FTMS (Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer) detectors
06/30/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
13
In counterweights
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
14
In single crystal piezoelectric materials for ultrasonic transducers
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
15
In solders for bonding to ultrasonic transducers
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
17
In solders in portable emergency defibrillators
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
6
Equipment utilising or detecting ionising radiation: In X-ray test objects
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
1a
Sensors, detectors and electrodes: In ion selective electrodes including glass of pH electrodes
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
1b
Sensors, detectors and electrodes: Anodes in electrochemical oxygen sensors
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
1c
Sensors, detectors and electrodes: In infra-red light detectors
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
IV
10
In atomic absorption spectroscopy lamps
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
29
Bound in crystal glass
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
31
In soldering materials in mercury free flat fluorescent lamps (which, e.g. are used for liquid crystal displays, design or industrial lighting)
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(a)
As an alloying element in steel for machining purposes and in galvanised steel
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(a)-I
As an alloying element in steel for machining purposes in batch hot dip galvanised steel components containing up to 0.2 % lead by weight
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(b)
As an alloying element in aluminium
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(b)
As an alloying element in aluminium
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(b)-I
As an alloying element in aluminium, provided it stems from lead-bearing aluminium scrap recycling
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(b)-II
As an alloying element in aluminium for machining purposes
05/18/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(a)
In high melting temperature type solders (i.e. lead-based alloys containing 85 % by weight or more lead)
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(b)
In solders for servers, storage and storage array systems, network infrastructure equipment for switching, signalling, transmission, and network management for telecommunications
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(c)-I
Electrical and electronic components containing lead in a glass or ceramic other than dielectric ceramic in capacitors, e.g. piezoelectronic devices, or in a glass or ceramic matrix compound
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(c)-I
Electrical and electronic components containing lead in a glass or ceramic other than dielectric ceramic in capacitors, e.g. piezoelectronic devices, or in a glass or ceramic matrix compound
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(c)-I
Electrical and electronic components containing lead in a glass or ceramic other than dielectric ceramic in capacitors, e.g. piezoelectronic devices, or in a glass or ceramic matrix compound
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(c)-II
In dielectric ceramic in capacitors for a rated voltage of 125 V AC or 250 V DC or higher
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(c)
Copper alloy
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(c)
Copper alloy
07/21/2021
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
6(c)
Copper alloy
07/21/2023
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231-100-4
7439-92-1
III
7(a)
In high melting temperature type solders (i.e. lead-based alloys containing 85 % by weight or more lead)
07/21/2021
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