China's Hazardous Substances Restrictions: What To Know

Law360, New York (February 8, 2016, 11:42 AM EST) -- After years of deliberation and industry anticipation, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) promulgated the "RoHS 2" regulation on Jan. 21, 2016, with the formal (translated) title "Management Methods for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products." See our English reference translation of RoHS 2 here.

The restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) in China is of particular importance to those companies manufacturing electrical and electronic products, parts or components in China, or importing such products into the China market. It is also important to those overseeing Chinese suppliers manufacturing such products or those...

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