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The European Commission implements Regulation (EU) 2019/290 establishing a harmonized format for registration and reporting of producers of electrical and electronic equipment.

SAFEGUARDS | Electrical & Electronics NO. 060/19

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On February 19, 2019 the European Commission adopted Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/290, which aims to harmonize the practices applied by Member States for the registration and reporting of producers of electrical and electronic equipment under Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), thus reducing the administrative burden for producers operating at Union level. The format for registration and reporting should be used by all producers, including producers supplying EEE by means of distance communication or, where appointed, by authorized representatives, and by all registers drawn up in the Member States pursuant to Article 16(1) of Directive 2012/19/EU. This regulation will apply from January 1, 2020.

This regulation specifies different registration formats for producers and authorized representatives.

The table below summarizes the key information elements required for registration of a producer and an authorized representative in a Member State. For full details please refer to Annex I of Regulation (EU) 2019/290.

Producers Authorized representatives
  • Name and address of producer and other identification information
  • Contact person of producer
  • Category/categories of EEE
  • Information on producer responsibility
  • Information on financing responsibility
  • Information on distance selling
  • Declaration stating that the information provided is true and accurate
  • Name and address of authorized representative and other identification information
  • Contact person of authorized representative
  • Name of the represented producer(s)
  • Contact details of the represented producer(s)
  • Category/categories of EEE
  • Information on producer responsibility
  • Information on financing responsibility
  • Declaration stating that the authorized representative has been appointed with a written mandate
  • Declaration stating that the information provided is true and accurate

The key information elements required for reporting to the register of a Member State on EEE placed on its market are summarized as follows. The full details can be found in Annex II of Regulation (EU) 2019/290.

  • Name of producer or authorized representative or organization implementing extended producer responsibility obligations on behalf of producers
  • Reporting period
  • Contact person for reporting
  • Quantity of EEE placed on the market of the Member State (in tonnes)
    • Per category of EEE
    • Per sub-category of EEE (may be required by a Member State)
    • Per type of EEE (household or other than household equipment) (may be required by a Member State)
  • Declaration stating that the information provided is true and accurate

For enquiries, please contact:

Freddie Chen
Chief Technical Support, EET RSTS
t: +(86) 755 2532 8762

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