What products does RoHS compliant need?

Examples of electrical and electronic products requiring RoHS compliance

  • Light bulbs. As these are items that only last a certain amount of time and are then thrown away, it’s vital to prevent any impact on landfills by making RoHS compliant light bulbs.
  • Heating irons.
  • Fridges.
  • Washing machines.
  • Laptops.

What products are covered by RoHS?

The following is a list of all the categories covered by Annex I of the EU RoHS Directive:

  • Large household appliances.
  • Small household appliances.
  • IT and telecommunications equipment.
  • Consumer equipment.
  • Lighting equipment.
  • Electrical and electronic tools.
  • Toys, leisure and sports equipment.
  • Medical devices.

What does RoHS mean on products?

Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances
RoHS means “Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances” in the “Hazardous Substances Directive” in electrical and electronic equipment. This restriction is anchored in EU Directive 2011/65 / EU.

Does RoHS apply to mechanical parts?

With machined parts, the two most likely causes of non-compliance with RoHS are surface finishes (plating, anodizing, etc.) utilizing hexavalent chromium or cadmium, or alloys with lead above the permitted level.

Do I need RoHS certification?

Since 22 July 2017 the RoHS regulation is applicable to monitoring and control instruments, including OTT devices and sensors. From this point onwards, we must have a RoHS certification for all devices and sensors. As of 22 July, RoHS is also a compulsory part of the CE declaration.

What are the restricted materials in electric and electronic products mandated under RoHS?

What are the restricted materials mandated under RoHS? The substances banned under RoHS are lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), hexavalent chromium (CrVI), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE).