Categories of the electrical equipment

A new categorization of electrical equipment came into force since August 15th, 2018 pursuant to the Act No. 79/2015 Coll. on waste. The Annex No. 6, section  II.– the number of categories changed from 10 categories to 6 categories:

 

 CATEGORIES OF THE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT (since August 15th, 2018)

1. Appliances for heat exchange

2. Displays, monitors and equipment containing displays with surface area larger than 100 cm2

3. Light sources

4. Large appliances (whichever of the outer dimensions is equal to or higher than 50 cm)

5. Small appliances (none of the outer dimensions is equal to or higher than 50 cm)

6. Small  IT and telecommunication appliances (none of the outer dimensions is higher than 50 cm)