Equipment with any external dimension more than 50 centimetres (Large equipment)

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

  • Automatic dispensers
  • Consumer equipment
  • Equipment to generate electric currents
  • Household appliances
  • Heating equipment
  • IT and telecommunications equipment
  • Hot plates
  • Luminaires
  • Medical equipment
  • Microwaves
  • Music equipment
  • Night storage heaters
  • Saunas
  • Sun beds
  • Toys
  • Leisure and sports equipment
  • Equipment to reproduce sound or images
  • Monitoring and control instruments
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
  • Fans
  • Tools

Large equipment, that can be used in private households

  • Stand-up aids
  • Bath lifts
  • Illuminated bathroom/mirror cabinets
  • Beds and slatted frames/Bed bases
  • Picture/projection screens
  • Tanning cabins
  • Steam showers
  • Printers
  • Extractor hoods
  • Electric motors
  • TV armchair
  • Equipment with built-in solar cells
  • Equipment to disinfect water (connected to drink-water supply)
  • Hot/cold water dispenser without cooling function
  • Hoverboards
  • Infrared cabins
  • Inverters
  • Blinds
  • Converters
  • Copiers
  • Charging poles for electric mobility
  • Awnings
  • Massage chairs
  • Large medical equipment
  • Furniture with integrated electrical function
  • PCs
  • Pedelecs
  • Shutters
  • Scooters
  • Stair lifts
  • Stair climbers
  • Vaults and safes
  • Adjustable tables and carts
  • Water treatment systems
  • Water boilers
  • Water softeners
  • Tools

Large photovoltaic panels, that can be used in private households

  • Photovoltaic panels on rooftops, caravans, boats, etc. 

Large equipment for use in other than private households only

  • Treatment units/beds
  • Electric hospital beds
  • Equipment for commercial kitchens, trade, the industry and other supply institutions
  • Large electric motors
  • Luminaires for industrial or medical use
  • Medical equipment
  • Cash slot machines
  • Cash machines
  • Compressors without cooling function
  • Beautician’s beds/chairs
  • Vending machines
  • Carpark barriers
  • Parking ticket vending machines
  • Product machines
  • Streetlights
  • Charging stations
  • Water treatment systems and water disinfection equipment (connected to drinking water supply)
  • Petrol pumps

Misinterpretation/Electrical and electronic equipment that does not fall into category 4

  • Cooling appliances
  • Monitors
  • Lamps (e.g. long fluorescent tubes)
  • Laptops

...are allocated to categories 1-3

  • Solar thermal energy units without electric function

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