RoHS Marking: (Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances Directive)
This is the name of the directive that is meant to restrict the use of hazardous substances. RoHS Directive is an application, to which conformity is obligatory, that restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. In the European Union and in Turkey, the use of hazardous substances is limited in manufacturing electronic devices in order to protect human and environmental health, and exclusion from restriction is only allowed for the repair of old products. Since 01/02/2006, ROHS Directive (2002/95/EC) (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) has been in force. The purpose of the directive is to restrict the use of 6 substances that are used in electrical and electronic equipment. The restricted materials are as follows: Cd Cadmium, Hg Mercury, Cr (VI)-Hexavalent Chromium, PBB – Polybrominated Biphenyl, PBDE – Polybrominated Diphenly Ethers, Pb - Lead. Under such directive, the firms exporting to the European Union need to manufacture in conformity with ROHS.

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