WEEEFORUM

Do the products I make or import fall under the scope of this Directive?

The following ten categories are in the scope of the Directive: ◦ Large household appliances ◦ Small household appliances ◦ IT and telecommunications equipment ◦ Consumer equipment ◦ Lighting equipment ◦ Electrical and electronic tools ◦ Toys, leisure and sports equipment ◦ Medical devices ◦ Monitoring and control instruments ◦ Automatic dispensers However, member states are entitled to define a somewhat different scope in their legislation transposing the Directive. Therefore, in order to assess if a given type of product falls under the legislation, the national (or sub-national) legislation must be analysed. The take-back systems have lists of products that they collect and recycle.
Directive 2012/19/EU has updated the categories: XXX