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EU RoHS Annex III Article 39 Exemption Clause Requirement is Updated Release Time:2024-05-24

On May 21, 2024, The European Union issued Directive (EU) 2024/1416 in its Official Journal (OJ) amended the RoHS Directive.Updated the validity period of the entry 39(a) exemption clause and added a new exemption clause entry 39(b) in Annex III of the EU RoHS Directive.

Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU is amended as follows:



Scope and dates of applicability


Cadmium selenide in downshifting cadmium-based semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots for use in display lighting applications (< 0,2 μg Cd per mm2 of display screen area).

Expires for all categories on 21 November 2025


Cadmium in downshifting semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots directly deposited on LED semiconductor chips for use in display and projection applications (< 5 μg Cd per mm2 of LED chip surface) with a maximum amount per device of 1 mg.

Expires for all categories on 31 December 2027

General principles for exemption clauses:

• Before the expiry of the exemption clause, enterprises or industrial organizations can apply to the European Commission for extending the validity of the exemption (18 months in advance). The European Commission shall evaluate the extension application received and decide whether to extend the exemption clause.

• If no relevant party applies for extension, it will automatically expire upon expiration.

• If enterprises or industrial organizations apply for extension, these exemptions will continue to be valid until the evaluation results are published. If the official approves the extension application, the official will give a new period of validity; If the exemption is revoked after the assessment, 12 to 18 months will be set for the transition of industry replacement materials.

• It should be noted that the exemption is not always valid. Each clause of RoHS exemption has a corresponding period of validity. Enterprises should pay attention to the latest developments of RoHS exemption in real time, and pay attention to the replacement of expired exemption materials in products.

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