The RoHS Directive applies to products in Categories 1 -11. RoHS also applies to all cables, connectors, etc.

Below you find product categories impacteded under the RoHS Directive:

  • Category 1: Large household appliances
  • Category 2: Small household appliances
  • Category 3: Computing & communications equipment
  • Category 4: Consumer electronics
  • Category 5: Lighting (except some fluorescents)
  • Category 6: Power tools
  • Category 7: Toys, leisure and sports equipment
  • Category 8: Medical devices and equipment including in-vitro diagnostic medical devices1
  • Category 9: Monitoring and control equipment1
  • Category 10: Automatic dispensers
  • Category 11: Other electronic and electrical equipment not covered under categories 1-10.2 

1 Compliance deadling for RoHS 3 phthalate restriction is July 22, 2021
2 Compliance deadling for RoHS 3 phthalate restriction is July 22, 2019

The above list may be modified by the EU Commission.