Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of CHemicals (REACH) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
In 2003, the European Union passed a new directive restricting the use of mercury, lead, cadmium and other potentially hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products. Called the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, the regulation went into effect on July 1, 2006.
Whenever possible, many of our parts are fully compliant.
To download our complete position letter, click on the link below. For answers to your questions about the RoHS Directive, contact us or call 978-465-4853.
Download Mersen REACH/RoHS Position Letter