The RoHS Directive (Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances) of the European Union (EU) regulates the restriction of the use of hazardous substances to a maximum of 0.1%. Since July 2006 the Directive 2002/95/EC (RoHS 1) has prohibited the use of cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)), polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) as well as as lead (Pb) in electric and electronic devices. Since 2013 the Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) has superseded the previous directive.
From July 2019 the Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 3) has been in force which, in addition, has incorporated the following substances: Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), Benzyl Butyl Phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) and Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP). All RoHS specifications regarding our products are listed in a separate column in our pricelist. Click here for download.