New RoHS exemption for Lead in Bearings for RoHS Cat 11

In Annex III, entry 42 is added: 42 Lead in bearings and bushes of diesel or gaseous fuel powered internal combustion engines applied in non-road professional use equipment:

– with engine total displacement ≥ 15 litres;or

– with engine total displacement < 15 litres and the engine is designed to operate in applications where the time between signal to start and full load is required to be less than 10 seconds; or regular maintenance is typically performed in a harsh and dirty outdoor environment, such as mining, construction, and agriculture applications.

Applies to category 11, excluding applications covered by entry 6(c) of this Annex.

Expires on 21 July 2024.

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