A clarification has been sought from Ministry Of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on released E-Waste Management rule 2022 dated 30th Jan 23. Below are the revisions made in the released rule.
- In rule 16, in sub-rule (5), for the words ‘‘in the product user documentation’’, the words ‘‘as and
when required by the Central Pollution Control Board’’ shall be substituted;
- In Schedule – II, after Sl. No. 35 and entries relating thereto, the following Sl. Nos. and entries shall
be inserted, namely: –
>Sr. No 36. Cadmium and lead in Solar panels/cells, solar Photovoltaic panels/cells/modules as listed in Schedule – I
>Sr. No 37. Lead in Medical Devices (with the exception of all implanted and infected products) as listed in Schedule – I
The addition of substances in Schedule II has been updated as product categories solar panels and medical devices are duly added in the schedule I of E-Waste Management Rule 2022.