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China RoHS Policy Event Report is available from ANSI.

Press Release Summary:

May 12, 2011 - Released by ANSI, report on proposed revisions to China's Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) outlines discussions held at February 23 event in Beijing that was hosted by ANSI Manufacturer Member Roundtable in China and U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC). Aforementioned event, which provided venue for open, cross-sector discussion of revisions, featured representatives of Chinese government agencies and groups involved with RoHS implementation.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

Report Available for ANSI Member Manufacturer Roundtable Event on China RoHS Policy

Press release date: May 6, 2011

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) invites its members to download a newly released report on the proposed revisions to China's Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS). The report outlines discussions held at a February 23 event in Beijing hosted by the ANSI Manufacturer Member Roundtable in China and the U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC). China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) in October 2010 of proposed revisions to legislation guiding its use of toxic and hazardous materials in electronic and electrical products. The event on February 23 provided a venue for open, cross-sector discussion of the proposed revisions. Speakers included representatives of Chinese government agencies and groups involved with the RoHS implementation, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA), and the China Electronics Standards Institute (CESI), as well as industry leaders from IBM, Intertek, Dell, and IPC. The report is available for download from the ANSI Member Library here. For more information on the ANSI Manufacturer Member Roundtable in China and standards activities related to China, visit the ANSI Standards Portal. RoHS Translation As a benefit to full ANSI members, the ANSI Manufacturer Member Roundtable published an English translation of the Chinese document, Measures for the Administration of the Pollution Control of Electronic or Electrical Products.

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