In the new role, Rohs
is responsible for the company's day-to-day operations, as well as its next phase of strategic growth.
2 went into effect July 21, 2011, and requires Member States to transpose the provisions into their respective national laws by Jan.
Just to quickly re-cap, RoHS
specifically targets the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and hexavalent chromium as well as the flame-retardants polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE).
Currently, the first restricted by both EU and China RoHS
Either the component supplier or its manufacturer needs to declare that the levels of the restricted substances for each component in the product for which it is responsible is below the thresholds (MCVs) specified in the RoHS
Here we discuss major aspects and key challenges of the law, focusing on those provisions that depart from EU RoHs
, and consider implementation issues as well as future challenges associated with the evolving China RoHs
To comply with the RoHS
directive (EU Directive on the Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment), Omron has already initiated efforts to produce and market products free from hazardous chemical substances.
TAC's role: establishing a process for ensuring that the RoHS
substance ban provisions are met.
Certainly, the combination of WEEE and RoHS
together has led to significant changes in the use of materials," Smith says.
Offering all of our standard products in RoHS
-compliant versions is a major step forward, puts us in alignment with the RoHS
directive, and offers our customers the flexibility they need to comply with the European requirement," commented Ron Hansen, Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer.
com) also offers guidance on EU RoHS
, China RoHS
, Korea RoHS
, REACH, ErP, WEEE, the Battery Directive plus state and provincial environmental laws in the US and Canada.
With the RoHS
Directive coming into force on 1 July 2006, the BSI is hoping to reduce the growing confusion among manufacturers and suppliers as they attempt to make their business processes fully compliant.