What is RoHS/RoHS2?
The RoHS Directive stands for "the Restriction Of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment". This directive forbids the placing on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed levels of the following:
- Hexavalent Chromium
- Polybrominated Biphenyl
- Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether
Manufacturers need to understand the requirements of the RoHS Directive to ensure that their products, and their components, comply.
When did RoHS/RoHS2 come into force?
The RoHS Directive and the UK RoHS regulations came into force on 1 July 2006. The RoHS Directive is an Article 95 single market directive. Quail Electronics, Inc.® verifies that all materials and/or products have been in compliance of EU directive 2002/95/EC(RoHS) since April 1, 2005 and now with 2011/65/EU (RoHS2).
We are compliant!
We at Quail Electronics, Inc., guarantee all of our products are in compliance with the RoHS directive. Banned substances include:
This statement is to certify that the parts provided by Quail Electronics, Inc. and its subsidiaries will fully comply with the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (Directive 2011/65/EU, RoHS2).
- Lead (Pb) Lower than 90 ppm
- Cadmium (Cd) Lower than 5 ppm
- Mercury (Hg) Lower than 1000 ppm
- Hexavalent Chromium (Cr) Lower than 1000 ppm
- Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBBs) Lower than 5 ppm
- Polybrominated Diphenyls (PBDs) Lower than 5 ppm
For the purpose of reducing the environment impacts of waste electrical and electronic equipment , and improve recyclables, we herein state that, the use of these substances, including lead ( Pb ), cadmium ( Cd ), mercury ( Hg ), hexavalent chromium( Cr6+ ), polybrominated biphenyls ( PBBs ), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers ( PBDEs ) will be used in accordance with RoHS2 requirements.
Please contact us at any time if you have any questions.
Need a Compliance Statement?
If you need a certificate of compliance for our power cords, simply type the part number in the search box at the top, then click on the item listed in the result page, and finally click on the "RoHS certificate" link.