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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2010

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2.  (1)  The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2, for the definition of “dangerous substance or preparation” substitute—

“dangerous substance or mixture” means any substance or mixture which has to be considered dangerous under Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27th June 1967 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances(2) or Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31st May 1999 concerning the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations(3);

(3) In regulation 2, for the definition of “dangerous substance or mixture” substitute—

“dangerous substance or mixture” means any mixture which has to be considered dangerous under Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31st May 1999 concerning the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations or any substance which fulfils the criteria for any of the following hazard classes or categories set out in Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16th December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures(4):

(i)

hazard classes 2.1 to 2.4, 2.6 and 2.7, 2.8 types A and B, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.13 categories 1 and 2, 2.14 categories 1 and 2, 2.15 types A to F;

(ii)

hazard classes 3.1 to 3.6, 3.7 adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or on development, 3.8 effects other than narcotic effects, 3.9 and 3.10;

(iii)

hazard class 4.1; and

(iv)

hazard class 5.1;.

(4) In regulation 2, for the definition of “dangerous substance or mixture” substitute—

“dangerous substance or mixture” means any substance or mixture which fulfils the criteria for any of the following hazard classes or categories set out in Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16th December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures:

(i)

hazard classes 2.1 to 2.4, 2.6 and 2.7, 2.8 types A and B, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.13 categories 1 and 2, 2.14 categories 1 and 2, 2.15 types A to F;

(ii)

hazard classes 3.1 to 3.6, 3.7 adverse effects on sexual function and fertility or on development, 3.8 effects other than narcotic effects, 3.9 and 3.10;

(iii)

hazard class 4.1; and

(iv)

hazard class 5.1;.

(5) In regulation 17(2)(b), for “preparations” substitute “mixtures”.

(6) In regulation 20(2), for “15th October” substitute “15th November”.

(7) In regulation 20(6), for “1st December of the year immediately preceding the commencement” substitute “15th January”.

(2)

OJ No L196, 16.8.1967, p1.

(3)

OJ No L 200, 30.7.1999, p1.

(4)

OJ No L 353, 31.12.2008, p1.

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