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The 8th Adaptation to scientific and technical progress of Exemptions 2(c), 3 and 5 of Annex II to Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV)

This stakeholder consultation runs for twelve weeks from 24.09.2014 to 17.12.2014 and covers the renewal of three exemptions:

Exemption 2(c): "Aluminium with a lead content up to 0.4 % by weight"

Exemption 3: "Copper alloy containing up to 4 % lead by weight"

Exemption 5: Lead and lead compounds in "Batteries"


Guidance document

The guidance document contains information on

  • the objective of the consultation,
  • how to submit your contribution,
  • contact details.

> Download guidance document on the stakeholder consultation (PDF)

The sections Exemption 2(c), Exemption 3 and Exemption 5 contain further necessary information (e.g. questionnaire and results of former evaluations).


Results of the consultation and next steps

Unconfidential information submitted during the consultation will be posted on the EU CIRCA website (Browse categories > European Commission > Environment > ELV Exemptions Review, at top left, click on "Library"). Further exchange with stakeholders will be held after the consultation has ended for those issues where further need for information and / or need for (technical) discussion has been identified.


Target groups

The consultation is targeted at the following groups:

  • Automotive industry
  • Automotive industry federations and associations
  • Consultancies
  • Research institutions & universities
  • NGOs
  • Public administrations


Please take note of the specific privacy statement  and of personal data protection.


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