RoHS Directive

EFFORTS FOR THE EUROPEAN RoHS DIRECTIVE

Environmental protection is one of the most important issues in corporate management for the company. Currently, we are making efforts trying to contribute to the development of a sustainable society while maximizing corporate value. We are actively promoting the elimination of harmful substances in the product from the RoHS Directive. And at the same time reviewing our manufacturing process, we are also in the elimination of substances RoHS Directive through the promotion of green procurement in material purchasing.

What is the European RoHS Directive

The Directive “RoHS” is that of the Directive the restriction of the use of certain chemical substances in electrical and electronic equipment in the (European Union) EU enforced of 2006 and revised 2011. The life cycle of the product throughout the production and disposal of waste, are intended to minimize the impact on the natural environment and human health.

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European RoHS Restricted substances directive (Directive 2011/65/EU), (Commission Delegated Directive(EU) 2015/863)

  • Lead (Lead and its compounds) : Less than 1,000ppm
  • Mercury (Mercury and its compounds) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Cadmium (Cadmium and its compounds) : less than 100ppm
  • Hexavalent chromium (hexavalent chromium compounds) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP): less than 1,000ppm
  • Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP) : less than 1,000ppm

Identification of the goods on the European RoHS directive compliant

The products are considered “RoHS Directive compliant products” that respond to the requirements of the European RoHS 10 directive. In our catalog and Website, there are displays of the “RoHS” marked on the corresponding products which compliant to RoHS Directive 10 restricted substances on the listed pages. Some part of the products we sold before July, 2019 are compliant to RoHS 6 Directive restricted substances. Also, it shows the “RoHS” mark on the identification seal (described model No. etc.) that are attached to the packaging of our products.

※The European RoHS Directive has added provisions on CE marking, but the CE mark is not displayed except for some products that have made self-declarations.
※The RoHS mark on our Website defines the ten(10) prohibited substances of the RoHS2.0 directive.
※The RoHS mark on our Catalog 02 and PDF catalog which can be downloaded from our website defines the six(6) prohibited substances of the RoHS directive.

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Please respond at your discretion that you check the official website of the EU and the standard kind original law if it is actually compatible.

EFFORTS FOR CHINA RoHS DIRECTIVE

About China RoHS Directive

Upper limit of the amount of regulated substances and acceptable content in China RoHS is the same as the European RoHS. However, there is no provision for “exemption” to China RoHS, it is regarded as “not applicable” if it contained the substances in excess of the value threshold. In principle, we do not use environmental protection expiration dates. The six substances regulated by China RoHS and their allowable upper limits are as follows.

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China RoHS Restricted substances (Management Methods for the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products)

  • Lead (Lead and its compounds) : Less than 1,000ppm
  • Mercury (Mercury and its compounds) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Cadmium (Cadmium and its compounds) : less than 100ppm
  • Hexavalent chromium (hexavalent chromium compounds) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) : less than 1,000ppm
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) : less than 1,000ppm

[ Caution ]

Please respond at your discretion that you check the official website of the Chinese government and the standard kind original law if it is actually compatible.

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