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REACH amending Annex XVII  as regards CADMIUM PAINT

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European Commission published Regulation (EU) No 2016/217 on its Office Journal on 17 February  2016, amending REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 as regards Annex XVII(column 2 of entries 23 for Cadmium and its compounds. The amended regulation will enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

 

 

Cadmium Requirements in EU

Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 is amended:

 

Cadmium and its compounds

After

 2. Shall not be used or placed on the market in paints with codes    [3208] [3209] in a concentration (expressed as Cd metal) equal to or greater than 0,01 % by weight.

    For paints with codes [3208] [3209] with a zinc content exceeding 10 % by weight of the paint, the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) shall not be equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight.

    Painted articles shall not be placed on the market if the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) is equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight of the paint on the painted article.’

Before

 2. Shall not be used in paints [3208] [3209].

    For paints with a zinc content exceeding 10 % by weight of the paint, the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) shall not be equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight. Painted articles shall not be placed on the market if the concentration of cadmium (expressed as Cd metal) is equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight of the paint on the painted article.

  Other control requirements of cadmium :

EU regulation

Scope

Cd limit

REACH

(SVHC)

Article

0.1%/per Article

(Threshold)

RoHS directive 2011/65/EU

homogeneous material in EEE

0.01%

Packaging Directive 2005/20/EC

packing material

(Sum of Pb,Cd,Hg,Cr6+)0.01%

Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC and 2013/56/EU