Beginning July 1 st 2006 all electrical and electronic equipment that is “put on the Market” anywhere in the European union must comply with EU Directive 2002/95/EC, or Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).

The directive outlines restriction limits for the following 6 substances: Lead, Mercury, Hexavalent Chromium, Cadmium, PBE and PBDE.

EU Environmental Directives RoHS (2002/95/EC)