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RoHS | January 11, 2006

RoHS in China delayed

According to Rohs News with reference to Green Supplyline the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry announced this month the postponement of the new China RoHS law by six months to January 1, 2007.
Unlike the EU RoHS Directive which applies primarily to producers, the China RoHS law will apply to everyone in the supply chain. Manufacturers, distributors, importers, and retailers must all comply with the new law, and failure to comply may result in penalties for everyone in the supply chain.

As of January 1, 2007, all products sold in China or imported into China must comply with the new regulations. Thus, even if distributors import non-conforming products into China before the deadline, retailers will not be allowed to sell those products after January 1, 2007.

The article was written by Kimberly McMorrow, Marc Gottschalk, and Liang Tang for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, Calif and Michael Kirschner, Design Chain Associatesfor

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