European Directives
2002/95/EC - Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)

The directive 2002/95/EC, also known as RoHS, aims to the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, to contribute to the protection of human health and the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Member States shall ensure that, from 1 July 2006, new electrical and electronic equipment put on the market does not contain the following substances, known as heavy metals, in concentrations above the maximum permitted (by weight of homogenous material):

- Lead (Pb) (0,1 %)

- Mercury (Hg) (0,1 %)

- Cadmium (Cd) (0,01 %)

- Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI))(0,1 %)

- Poly-brominated biphenyls (PBB) (0,1 %)

- Poly-brominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) (0,1 %)


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2002/95/EC (RoHS)
Declaration of conformity RoHS