Certain types of equipment are subject to an exemption from producer responsibility, either because the equipment is subject to other legislation on producer responsibility or for other reasons. The following pages describe the two types of exemption criteria.
It is the responsibility of the producer/the importer to assess whether his products are subject to producer responsibility. In case of doubt DPA-System provides assistance.
Category specific exemptions:
The illustration shows that basically all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) is covered by producer responsibility; however, the legislation gives certain exemptions. These are illustrated by the pie slices in the circle below.