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The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Electrical and electronic equipment to which these Regulations apply

  5. 4.Electrical and electronic equipment to which these Regulations do not apply

  6. 5.These Regulations shall not apply to the use of hazardous...

  7. 6.Existing legislation

  8. 7.Prohibition on hazardous substances

  9. 8.Requirements for technical documentation

  10. 9.Retention of technical documentation

  11. 10.Enforcement authority

  12. 11.Compliance notice

  13. 12.Test purchases

  14. 13.Offences

  15. 14.Penalties

  16. 15.Commencement of proceedings

  17. 16.Defence of due diligence

  18. 17.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

  19. 18.Service of documents etc.

  20. 19.Amendment of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 9 Restrictions on Disclosure of Information) (Specification) Order 2004

  21. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Categories of electrical and electronic equipment

      1. 1.Large household appliances.

      2. 2.Small household appliances.

      3. 3.IT and telecommunication equipment.

      4. 4.Consumer equipment.

      5. 5.Lighting equipment.

      6. 6.Electrical and electronic tools (with the exception of large-scale stationary...

      7. 7.Toys, leisure and sports equipment.

      8. 8.Automatic dispensers.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exempt applications

      1. 1.Mercury in compact fluorescent lamps not exceeding 5 mg per...

      2. 2.Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for general purposes not exceeding...

      3. 3.Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for special purposes.

      4. 4.Mercury in other lamps not specifically mentioned in this Schedule....

      5. 5.Lead in glass of cathode ray tubes, electronic components and...

      6. 6.Lead as an alloying element in steel containing up to...

      7. 7.Lead— (a) in high melting temperature type solders (i.e. tin-lead...

      8. 8.Cadmium plating except for applications banned under Directive 91/338/EEC amending...

      9. 9.Hexavalent chromium as an anti-corrosion of the carbon steel cooling...

  22. Explanatory Note

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