Tag Archives: RoHS

RoHS Directive: What’s New?

In the European Union, the amended RoHS Directive (Directive 2011/65/EU of June 8, 2011 on limiting the use of specific hazardous chemicals in electric and electronic devices has been in effect since July 22, 2019. The Directive lists various chemicals that may not be used … Continue reading

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Penalties for Four Phthalates

At the beginning of June, the EU Commission updated Directive (EU) 2015/863 on limiting the use of specific dangerous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (Implementing Directive RoHS), supplementing it with the following four phthalates: Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): max 0.1%; … Continue reading

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Saving Time and Costs for Suppliers

Material Compliance will be a challenge for the industry worldwide. Concentrations of restricted or prohibited substances may not exceed certain threshold values in the materials supplied. BOMCheck.net, a centralized, Web-based database, supports subcontractors and their suppliers. It stores their materials … Continue reading

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