IEC 62321-2 – Update to Material Risks

IEC Technical Committee TC111 WG3 is updating the IEC 62321-2 “Determination of certain substances in electrotechnical products – Part 2: Disassembly, disjunction and mechanical sample preparation” standard.

The update includes a refresh of Annex B on the risk of RoHS substances being present in materials and parts used in EEE products. This is the only Internationally recognized guidance on risk of RoHS substances in EEE and is used by several EEE manufacturers in their compliance programs.  The revised draft Annex B will add material risk information for the four phthalate substances, and it updates the risk levels based on changes in the EEE supply chain over the past 15 years.