25 Apr
Why all Electrical and electronic equipment/product (EEE) manufactures & supplies need to comply with RoHS?

The RoHS aims to protect human health and environment. It encourages the design of the electrical products to be environment friendly and safe in regards to recycling and recovery. The chemicals and materials restricted under RoHS directive are hazardous to …

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15 Dec
Substances for possible futures restriction under RoHS-2!!

European commission has made a contract with Oeko-Institute to conduct consultations to support the review of the list in relation to the Substance Review and Substance Inventory under RoHS 2 (Pack 15). Stakeholder consultation for evaluation of restricted substance list …

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24 Jun
Does your company fall under expiring RoHS exemptions? Time to check!!!!

When the European Union implemented RoHS, they understood the industry was not ready for a full restriction. As part of the RoHS implementation, exemptions were created for defined specific permitted uses for these substances. Each exemption was assigned an expiry …

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20 Jun
RoHS Compliance – FAQ

What is RoHS compliance? RoHS,Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment is a product level compliance. It is based on the European Union’s Directive 2002/95/EC. What are the restricted materials mandated under RoHS? The …

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14 Feb
Do your products comply with the ROHS 2 delegated directive 2015/863?

Any business that sells electrical/electronic products, sub-assemblies or components directly to EU countries, or sells to resellers, distributors or integrators that in turn sell products to EU countries, are required to comply with EU RoHS Directive The European Commission published …

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2 Apr
Additional Four Elements – ROHS 2015/863

Directive (EU) 2015/863 has Amended EU RoHS to Restrict 4 New Phthalates: DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): max 0.1%: DIBP is an odorless plasticizer and has excellent heat and light stability. It is the lowest cost plasticizer …

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7 Mar
Amendment to RoHS 2 Directive: Alert for Electronics/Electrical & Medical manufacturers

On March 31st 2015, European Commission adopted a new directive (Directive (EU) 2015/863) to amend the existing EU RoHS 2 directive (2011/65/EU). The new directive adds 4 substances to the existing list of 6 restricted substances under RoHS2. The new …

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27 Feb
Optical Device Manufacturers: Await for the Approval for RoHS2 Exemptions Renewal Request

Product manufacturers have a huge responsibility of making a renewal request for the RoHS Exemptions that do not contain expiry date, as those exemptions will expire on 21 July 2016 and subsequently fall under the RoHS non-compliant category. Manufacturers who …

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20 Jan
RoHS Compliance marking for Medical Devices

While the previous version of RoHS directive did not require any special mark to demonstrate RoHS compliance, under the recast, it became mandatory that all equipment covered by RoHS must now bear the CE mark. As a symbol, CE mark …

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17 Jan
What documentation is required for your RoHS compliance program?

Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) has been around in several industries for past several years and Companies have been putting in considerable effort and resources to comply with this regulation. With RoHS 2 being adopted, there has been extension in …

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