RoHS is the acronym used to refer to the European Union (EU) Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment

The RoHS directive currently lists 6 materials as being restricted.


Maximum Concentration


Lead (Pb)



0.1% by weight

Mercury (Hg)

0.1% by weight

Cadmium (Cd)

  0.01% by weight

Hexavalent Chromium (Cr-VI)

0.1% by weight

Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB)

0.1% by weight

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE)

0.1% by weight

Categories of electrical and electronic equipment covered by this Directive

- Large Household Appliances 
- Small Household Appliances 
- IT and Telecommunications Equipment 
- Consumer Equipment 
- Lighting Equipment 
- Electrical and Electronic Tools (with the exception of large-scale stationary industrial tools) 
- Toys, Leisure and Sports Equipment 
- Medical Devices (with the exception of all implanted and infected products) 
- Monitoring and Control Instruments
- Automatic Dispensers.



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