Glossary

Electrical and electronic equipment or ‘EEE’ means equipment which is dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic fields in order to work properly and equipment for the generation, transfer and measurement of such currents and fields and designed for use with a voltage rating not exceeding 1 000 volts for alternating current and 1 500 volts for direct current;

 

Waste electrical and electronic equipment or WEEE -or ‘WEEE’ means electrical or electronic equipment which is waste within the meaning of Annex 1(9) of Law 211/2011, on the waste regime, republished, including all components, sub-assemblies and consumables which are part of the product at the time of discarding;

 

Producer means any natural or legal person who, irrespective of the selling technique used, including distance communication within the meaning of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 34/2014 on the consumer rights under the agreements concluded with professionals, as well as for the amendment and supplementation of certain norms:

(i)is established in Romania and manufactures EEE under his own name or trademark, or has EEE designed or manufactured and markets it under his name or trademark within the territory of Romania;

(ii)is established in a Romania and resells within the territory of that Romania, under his own name or trademark, equipment produced by other suppliers, a reseller not being regarded as the ‘producer’ if the brand of the producer appears on the equipment, as provided for in point (i);

(iii)is established in a Romania and places on the market of Romania, on a professional basis, EEE from a third country or from another Member State; or

(iv)sells EEE by means of distance communication directly to private households or to users other than private households in Romania, and is established in another Member State or in a third country.

Distributor -  means any natural or legal person in the supply chain, who makes an EEE available on the market. This definition does not prevent a distributor from being, at the same time, a producer

 

WEEE from private households - means WEEE which comes from private households and WEEE which comes from commercial, industrial, institutional and other sources which, because of its nature and quantity, is similar to that from private households. Waste from EEE likely to be used by both private households and users other than private households shall in any event be considered to be WEEE from private households;