Record ID 100283

Title
Batteries - Legislation - EU @ Legislation on batteries and accumulators - Record updated 2010-12-07
Source
[Conforlex]
Issued
2010-12-02
Record released
2009-11-20
Record updated
2010-12-07
Geographical area
European area information excluding national information
Language
en
Sector
Environmental issues; Horizontal
Normative state
Statutory or regulatory
Consumer versus non-consumer product
Consumer products and non-consumer product
Document status
Published
Publisher
Conforlex
Description

Legislation and related information on batteries and accumulators
- Summary

[EU] link

 

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Directive 2006/66/EC
Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC
[EU] link
Bilingual display en – fi [EU] link
NATIONAL PROVISIONS COMMUNICATED BY THE MEMBER STATES [EU] link
Corrigendum to Article 12(4) of the Directive 2006/66/EC [EU] link 22 kB]


Consolidated version 2008-12-05
Directive in different languages - html & pdf [EU] link
In English - pdf [EU] link [pdf, 105 kB

 

All consolidated versions [EU] link

 

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2010-12-02
COM(2010) 698 final
REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND TO THE COUNCIL on the exemption from the ban on cadmium granted for portable batteries and accumulators intended for use in cordless power tools pursuant to Article 4(4) of Directive 2006/66/EC of 6 September 2006 on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC
-In English [EU] link [pdf, 30 kB]
-In Finnish [EU] link [pdf, 31 kB]

 

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2010-11-30 - Published in the Official Journal of the European Union
Commission Regulation (EU) No 1103/2010 of 29 November 2010 establishing, pursuant to Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, rules as regards capacity labelling of portable secondary (rechargeable) and automotive batteries and accumulators

 

 

"This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union."
"This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States."

 

[EU] link [pdf, 719 kB]
Other language versions are available via the language drop-down menu on the top right corner of the page
[EU] link

 

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Reference added 2010-11-20
Delay in the Capacity Labelling Implementation Under the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC - Statement of the European Battery Industry
[EPBA] link [pdf, 18,3 kB]

 

Reference added 2010-11-20
EPBA Statement on Batteries as Articles under REACH
[EPBA] link [pdf, 27,3 kB]

 

Reference added 2010-11-20
Studies - Substitution of Rechargeable NiCd batteries [EU] link

 

Reference added 2010-10-26
Battery directive update
"The article attached summarises the situation in the EU and elsewhere."
[www.element-14.com] link

 

Reference added 2010-07-28
Elements for an impact assessment on proposed options for capacity labelling of portable primary (non-rechargeable) batteries in the context of the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC
Final report June 2010
[EU] link [pdf, 3,28MB]

 

Reference added 2010-06-16
Consolidated industry proposal capacity labelling secondary batteries [2010-06-08]
[DIGITALEUROPE] link

 

Reference added 2010-03-13
Battery legislation by E.P.B.A Europe [www.epbaeurope.net] link

 

Reference added 2010-03-12
Final Report (revised) - 26 January 2010
Exemption for the use of cadmium in portable batteries and accumulators
intended for the use in cordless power tools in the context of the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC
[EU] link [pdf, 2,73 MB]

 

Directive 2008/12/EC (amending)
Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2008 amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission
[EU] link
Bilingual display en – fi [EU] link
NATIONAL PROVISIONS COMMUNICATED BY THE MEMBER STATES [EU] link

 

Commission decision 2009/603/EC
Commission Decision of 5 August 2009 establishing requirements for registration of producers of batteries and accumulators in accordance with Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
[EU] link
Bilingual display en - fi [EU] link

 

Commission decision 2008/763/EC
Commission Decision of 29 September 2008 establishing, pursuant to Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, a common methodology for the calculation of annual sales of portable batteries and accumulators to end-users
[EU] link
Bilingual display en - fi [EU] link

 

Directive 2008/103/EC (amending)
Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards placing batteries and accumulators on the market
[EU] link
Bilingual display en - fi [EU] link
NATIONAL PROVISIONS COMMUNICATED BY THE MEMBER STATES [EU] link

 

Relevant Finnish national legislation (in Finnish):
Valtioneuvoston asetus paristoista ja akuista 422/2008 - Ajantasaistettu
[Tukes] link

 

Record type
Notice
Organization function
Design, development, documentation, Environmental, health and safety management (EHS), Maintenance, servicing, Marketing, sales, Product using, Purchasing, Quality management, regulatory affairs,
Product feature
Environmental impact
Product part
Accumulator, battery
Keywords
Accumulator, EHS, Environmental health and safety, Environmental impact, Environmental issues, Horizontal, Legislation, Master record, Regulation, Waste management, battery

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