“It is our view that it would be more feasible to include a recommendation that individual countries develop lists to clarify equipment, components and substances that are deemed to be hazardous for the purpose of implementing their own national legislation.”
From p. 1 of response by Canada to Basel Secretariat. 2012. ‘Draft Technical Guidelines on Transboundary Movement of E-Waste, in Particular Regarding the Distinction between Waste and Non-Waste (Version 8 May 2012)’. http://www.basel.int/Implementation/Ewaste/TechnicalGuidelines/DevelopmentofTGs/tabid/2377/Default.aspx.