International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies



Reference EN 50625-1:2014
Title Collection, logistics & Treatment requirements for WEEE - Part 1: General treatment requirements
Project Number 23677
Abstract/Scope This European Standard is applicable to the treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This standard will be supplemented, for example by standards covering specific equipment. NOTE This European Standard is intended to cover WEEE arising from electrical and electronic equipment as listed in Annex I and Annex III of Directive 2012/19/EU. This standard applies to the treatment of WEEE until end-of-waste status is fulfilled, or until the WEEE is prepared for re-use, recycled, recovered, or disposed of. This standard addresses all operators involved in the treatment including related handling, sorting, and storage of WEEE.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2014-03-07
Current Stage code deadline 2015-01-27
Deadline date for vote  


Mandate(s) M/490
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 13.030.99 - Other standards related to wastes
29.100.01 - Components for electrical equipment in general
31.220.01 - Electromechanical components in general
Keywords WEEE; Recycling; Treatment
Note 2014-01-06 - Publication editing allocated to * D145/C112: shorter 3-month UAP approved
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2014-03-07 2015-01-27 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2014-01-27 2014-02-24  
5060 2013-12-23 2014-01-13 export to doc file  EN
5020 2013-09-20 2013-12-20 export to doc file  EN  DE
4090 2013-08-12    
1099 2011-10-01    
1000 2011-07-13 2011-09-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2014-01-27
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2014-03-07
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2014-07-27
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2015-01-27
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2017-01-27


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.