The RoHS Directive restricts the use of six substances, lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyls in electrical and electronic equipment.
It came into force on July 1, 2006
Maximum permissible of 6 substances
- 1） Lead: 0.1wt% maximum
- 2） Cadmium: 0.01wt% maximum
- 3） Mercury: 0.1wt% maximum
- 4） Hexavalent chromium: 0.1wt% maximum
- 5） Polybrominated biphenyls: 0.1wt% maximum
- 6） Polybrominated diphenyls: 0.1wt% maximum
- The maximum permissible levels of these specific chemical substances was gazetted as a COMMISSION DECISION of 18 August 2005 and reported in the Official Journal of the European Union 19.8.2005 L214/6.
- As a result of the RoHS Directive coming into effect in 2006 the number of companies using lead-free solder for the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment has been increasing
Lead-free solder supplied by Nihon Superior contains less than 0.05% lead.
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