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





Reference EN 50581:2012
Title Technical documentation for the assessment of electrical and electronic products with respect to the restriction of hazardous substances
Project Number 23432
Abstract/Scope This European Standard specifies the technical documentation that the manufacturer needs to compile in order to declare compliance with the applicable substance restrictions. The documentation of the manufacturer’s management system is outside the scope of this European Standard.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-09-21
Current Stage code deadline 2013-07-16
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) ROHS (2011/65/EU)
Mandate(s) M/499
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 111
Reference Document  
ICS 29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
31.020 - Electronic components in general
Keywords Regulated; Substance
Note 2012-06-11 - Publication editing allocated to * prEN based on IEC/TR 62476:2010 * EN to be used to give presumption of conformity to the RoHs (recast) Directive
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2012-09-21 2013-07-16 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-07-16 2012-08-13  
5060 2012-06-11 2012-07-02 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-03-09 2012-06-08 export to doc file  EN  FR
4090 2012-02-13 2012-03-02  
3020 2011-06-17 2011-08-19  
1099 2011-05-01    
1000 2011-03-10 2011-04-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-07-16
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-09-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-01-16
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-07-16
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-07-16


Superseded by  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.