Posts from 2017-08-18

RoHS in Supply Chain

RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances

RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union on 2002 and restricts the use of six hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. All applicable products in the EU market since July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.

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WEEE Directive in Supply Chain

WEEE stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

The WEEE Directive is a legislation that in conjunction with RoHS, mandates for the collection, recovery and recycling of electronics, and component materials. The WEEE Directive was passed in the European Community (EC) in February 2003.

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