Provisions for changes in RoHS will not come quickly. According to an article in Europe’s Evertiq.com, the proposal for the new RoHS directive has been worked out by Jill Evans of the British parliament. Responses to the proposal had a deadline of February 24. The European Union parliament is set to vote on it during June 15 or 16.
According to Lars Wallin, the European head of IPC, the decision on a new RoHS will come in 2010 with an implementation of 2014 or later.
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