Legislation on batteries
Batteries are subject to a series of international, European and national legislations pertaining to raw materials, design, transport, use and end-of-life management.
Find here a list of all relevant battery legislation:
- Battery Directive 2006/66 Battery legislation on the improved environmental performance of batteries during their lifecycle
- REACH General regulation on the collection and assessment of information on the properties and hazards of substances
- CLP General regulation on classification, labelling and packaging¸ It requires manufacturers, importers or downstream users of substances or mixtures to classify, label and package their hazardous chemicals appropriately before placing them on the market.
- ROHS General legislation on the restriction of hazardous substances
- WEEE Legislation on waste from electric and electronic equipment
- ELV Legislation on the dismantling and recycling of end-of-life vehicles
- Clean Vehicle Directive Legislation on the promotion of clean and energy efficient road transport vehicles
- Ecodesign Directive General legislation on improving the environmental performance of products such as household appliances, information and communication technologies or engineering
- Ecolabel General regulation on environmental labelling requirements
- Waste Directive General framework legislation on the management of waste in Europe. The Waste Directive provides concepts and definitions related to waste management.
- European Legislation in Preparation: Revisions of the Batteries and EcoDesign Directives
- European Treaties
EuP lot 27 Ecodesign UPS 2009_126_EC: