Relevant for: Hardlines, Softlines, Children's products
The European Union’s restriction on lead in consumer products was published in the Official Journal on 23 April 2015 as Regulation (EU) 2015/628 , amending the existing lead restriction in entry 63 of Annex XVII to the REACH regulation.
Comparing with the 2nd public consultation , changes were made in the published legal text. Changes include two additional exemptions, as well as the inclusion of a concrete list of the EU regulations that articles within the scope of are exempted. Details of the new restriction on lead in consumer products can be found below.