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How do I check my RoHS compliance?

How do I check my RoHS compliance?

STRC has the capability to test for lead, mercury, cadmium and hexavalent chromium.

  1. RoHS compliance testing is performed in our lab using spectroscopy and wet chemistry methods to determine the concentrations of these RoHS substances in test samples.
  2. RoHS Compliance Testing is also known as RoHS Detective Testing.

Is cadmium RoHS compliant?

The RoHS Directive currently restricts the use of ten substances: lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP).

What RoHS 5 compliance?

The RoHS directive specifies 6 substances; lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, PBB’s & PBDE’s that are either banned or restricted. So the term RoHS 5 or RoHS 5/6 means that a part only contains lead and does not contain the other 5 substances.

What RoHS 3 compliance?

RoHS 3 (EU 2015/863) expands the list of prohibited substances from six to ten by adding four new types of phthalates. This directive has been adopted by the EU legislature and came into full force on the 22nd of July 2019 with a special provision for medical devices until 2021 (see below for details).

What is required for RoHS compliance?

RoHS is a product level compliance based on the European Union’s Directive 2002/95/EC, the Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS). Organizations often prove RoHS compliance with a letter of compliance issued by an employee of the company.

Does RoHS only apply to electronics?

6. Does RoHS apply to products other than electronics? Technically, no, but the manufacturing processes of products for sale in the EU must comply with the EU’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Directive.

Who can issue RoHS certification?

Organizations often prove RoHS compliance with a letter of compliance issued by an employee of the company. There are third party testing services available that will test an organization’s products for levels of the restricted materials.

Which countries require RoHS?

The following countries have implemented their own version of RoHS as well:

  • U.S. California RoHS (SB20/SB50) Compliance.
  • China RoHS Compliance.
  • Japan RoHS (J-MOSS) Compliance.
  • Taiwan RoHS Compliance.
  • Korea RoHS Compliance.
  • Norway RoHS Compliance (PoHS)
  • India RoHS Compliance.
  • Ukraine RoHS Compliance.

How do you comply with RoHS?

RoHS compliance can only be achieved by addressing firstly internal processes to ensure that the offending substances are not added to the product during stages of in–house manufacture and secondly, and most critically, the compliance of components and materials down the supply chain.