Device or component?

This document discusses the distinction between a device and a component. It explains when a part that is placed on the market does or does not fall under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulation: whether or not (and when) there is producer responsibility when placing an electrical or electronic part on the market.

Please note: this explanation is a ‘living document’, which means that it can be adjusted if clarification is still required. Therefore, download the latest version via the link below.

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