As of 1 July 2006, the first European RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC prohibited the use of six substances classified as hazardous in electrical and electronic equipment. Directive RoHS 2011/65/EU – also known as RoHS II or RoHS 2 – came into force on 1 July 2011.
With the new Directive 2015/863/EU, the European Commission included four additional substances into the Directive 2011/65/EU as of 4 June 2015.
- Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
- Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)
- Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)
- Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
History of the RoHS-Guideline