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Regulatory ESSENTIAL
USA - RoHS

Modular information package with all the essential information for compliant products in your target market.
Conveniently read online at Product-Compliance-Portal ROGER WILLCO.

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Stakeholders:      Manufacturer     
Application: hazardous substances
Countries: Image for US USA - United States of America,  
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Status: Published 2020-06-16 by Inken Green and Michael Loerzer
Last change 2024-01-09 by Inken Green: Link to harmonised standards list, Dangerous substances (RoHS)
   
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Subject Areas of this Essential:


Dangerous substances (RoHS)

Scope of this ESSENTIAL
There are no federal restrictions of hazardous substances compatible with the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU for electrical and electronical equipment in the United States of America.
But there are several US States which have regulations modeled after the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU.

This ESSENTIAL gives an overview to the restrictions of certain substances on a federal level.'

Analysis of regulatory requirements

Legislation in force for this PCT
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Are legal provisions regulates the product compliance topic? If yes, what is the reference (title, number)?

Sub-federal legislation of states/counties
here you will get textual information

E. g. by 2019 an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on governance of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) has been signed by Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Sub-federal legislation of states/counties
here you will get related hyperlink(s)

E. g. by 2019 an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on governance of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) has been signed by Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

Chemicals (REACH)

Scope of this ESSENTIAL
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Analysis of regulatory requirements

Legislation in force for this PCT
here you will get textual information

Are legal provisions regulates the product compliance topic? If yes, what is the reference (title, number)?

Scope of legislation
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Responsible actors
here you will get textual information

Which actor(s) are responsible for compliance with the legal provisions: e. g. - economic operators (manufacturer, importer, distributor, fulfilment service provider), - user (commercial/industrial/professional), - user (private, consumer)?

Regulatory market access conditions for the actor(s)
here you will get textual information

What are the main regulatory requirements (e. g. conformity assessment fulfilment of essential requirements of Annex I 2006/42/EC) prior placing on the market, importation and putting into service (brief description)

Exemption clauses
here you will get textual information

Exempted devices/products or industry sectors.

Sub-federal legislation of states/counties
here you will get textual information

E. g. by 2019 an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on governance of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) has been signed by Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

FTA/MRA status with EU
here you will get textual information

Has the country signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or a Mutual recognition agreement (MRA) with EU?

Authority
here you will get textual information

Name of the authority for approval, registration, market surveillance and/or enforcement

Link/Reference to other reference document(s)
here you will get textual information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Route to compliance

Formal and administrative requirements

Registration at related authority required?
here you will get textual information

Product registration? Manufacturer registration? Importer / Representative registration? if required.

Local representative legally required?
here you will get textual information

[Yes/No]

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Obligations of producers, suppliers and users of articles

Producers, suppliers and users of articles can have information and notification obligations as well as the obligation to register substances in certain circumstances.

Registration obligations for substances
here you will get textual information

Registration requirements for substances in articles

Registration obligations for articles
here you will get textual information


Hints
here you will get textual information

Obligations for substances of very high concern (SVHC)

Obligations (notification, information) in relation to substances of very high concern (SVHC) or other special substances

Substances of very high concern (SVHC)
here you will get textual information

what are the criteria for these substances? (e.g. Art. 57 REACH)

Notification obligations
here you will get textual information

e.g. Art. 7 (2) REACH Notification to ECHA if SVHC is present in those articles above a concentration of 0,1 % weight by weight (w/w).

Required information for notification
here you will get textual information

Which information shall be submitted?

Deadline for the notification
here you will get textual information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Duty to communicate information on substances in articles
here you will get textual information


Duty to communicate information on substances in articles 2
here you will get textual information


Required information to communicate
here you will get textual information

Deadline for the information
here you will get textual information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Hints 2
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

General Information:

   USA - United States of America

Code, ContinentUSA, North America
Economic Area
Official LanguageThe United States of America doesn’t have an official language on the federal level. They do use English as the primary language for official documents and publications, legislation, orders, regulations and rulings. The states with English as the only official language are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming. Puerto Rico has declared Spanish the principal language, but both English and Spanish are official languages. In the US Virgin Islands, only English is official, while American Samoa has English and Samoan. Guam has English and Chamorro has official languages and in the Northern Mariana Islands, English, Chamorro and Carolinian are official.
Standard InstituteAmerican National Standards Institute - ANSI | https://ansi.org/
HS CodememberYes, since 1970

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