On February 23, the American National Standards Institute Manufacturer Member Roundtable in China and the U.S.-China Business Council hosted a roundtable in Beijing to discuss proposed revisions to China’s RoHS policy.
China notified the World Trade Organization in October 2010 of proposed revisions to legislation guiding its use of toxic and hazardous materials in electronic and electrical products. Noteworthy revisions to the draft policy, Administrative Measures on Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic and Information Technology Products, include altering definitions of affected substances and products, as well as changes to disclosure requirements. The policy would become a national recommended standard for voluntary certification, with a variety of incentives available for products that meet or exceed the standard.
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