Screens, monitors, and equipment containing screens having a surface greater than 100 cm²

The following examples apply to products that are electrical and electronic equipment according to ElektroG (§ 3 number 1 ElektroG). 

Electrical and electronic equipment that can be both b2c, as well as b2b equipment

  • Screens
  • LCD Photo frames
  • Monitors
  • Video/graphics displays (regardless of screen size)
  • Equipment with screens greater than 100 cm²:  
    • Screens and monitors allocated to category medical devices in the past (e.g. medical imaging and therapy devices)
    • Screens allocated to category monitoring and control instruments in the past (e.g. industrial notebooks, industrial tablets)
    • Oscilloscopes 

Screens, that can be used in private households

  • Televisions, (Ultra) HD TVs, OLED TVs, LED TVs 
  • Equipment with a screen greater than 100cm²
    • Ebookreaders
    • E readers
    • Laptops 
    • Notebooks
    • Tablets 
  • LCD-/LED-/OLED picture frames
  • VGA-/DVI-/HDMI-/TFT-/Touchscreen monitors/Displays 

    Screens for use in other than private households only

    • Touch Panels (Smart Panels, displays, monitors etc.) exclusively for industrial or medical use 
    • Touch screen cash systems
    • Large video display units

    Misinterpretation/Electrical and electronic equipment that does not fall into category 2

    • GPS and Navigation devices
    • Mobile phones
    • Smartpones
    • Phablets
    • Calculators
    • Telephones

    ...are always – regardless of screen size – allocated to category 6.

    Equipment containing screens having a surface greater than  100 cm² and the main purpose of which is not the display of images and information on a screen:

    • Refrigerators 
    • Exhaust hoods
    • Printers 
    • Copiers
    • Cash machines
    • Industrial machines
    • Medical equipment

    ...are allocated to categories 1, 4-6.

    LED boards (advertisement boards with moving text), made up of individual light-emitting diodes, count as luminaires and are allocated to category 4 or 5.