The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) of Vietnam has published a Draft Circular on National Technical Regulation on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
The Appendix of the Draft Circular lists several categories of electrical and electronic appliances subject to RoHS type approval which includes:
IT and Telecommunications Equipment:
Printers and Printing Equipment
Personal and Laptop Computers (including CPU, Mouse, Monitor, and Keyboard)
Electrical and Electronic Typewriters
Pocket and Desktop computers and other devices for collecting, storing, processing, presenting or communicating information by electronic means
Answering systems and devices that transmit sound, images, or other information by telecommunications
Other monitoring and control tools used in industrial installations (such as those used in control panels)
The Draft Circular will come into effect on January 1, 2026.