July 1, 2006 deadline for RoHS compliance has come and gone. As with the Y2K run-up scare, there was so much hype
and propaganda in the preceding years that by the time the event actually occurred, there was very little carnage
left behind to clean up. Still, there are new companies coming online every day that need to learn how to comply,
so this resource will help you get to where you need to be.
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2006: The Year of RoHS | manufacturing.net/2006-the-year-of-rohs.aspx?menuid=282
Article from Manufacturing.Net.
AVX | avxcorp.com/docs/catalogs/RoHS_Status.pdf
Myrtle Beach, SC
Information on RoHS compliance legislative requirements, product family status and
recommended soldering profiles.
Electronic Design | elecdesign.com/rohs
The RoHS Reference Center
is designed to provide electronic design engineers with lead free information they need to specify or
purchase lead free electronic components in compliance with the Restrictions on Hazardous Substances
directive - commonly known as the lead-free directive.
Exempt Industries Struggle with RoHS |
Article from Electronic News, by
Military & Aerospace Electronics
National Weights & Measure Laboratory (NWML) |
+44 (0)20 8943 7272 | UK
The National Weights and Measures Laboratory (NWML) has been awarded the
contract to set up the UK's national RoHS enforcement body. We will be delivering RoHS enforcement when
the regulations are fully implemented.
RoHS Guide | rohsguide.com
Information guide to RoHS compliance.
Helping business comply with RoHS, WEEE, and other green initiatives.
RoHSNews.com | rohs-news.com
RoHS / WEEE news releases and
Underwriter's Laboratory | ul.com/rscs
Services include education, planning, implementation, and continued compliance through UL's RoHS product
and management systems surveillance programs.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) |
Definition, regulations, and FAQ's from the
WEEE and RoHS Environmental Guidelines | ezinearticles.com/?WEEE-and-RoHS-Environmental-Guidelines&id=861081
By John Mehrmann, from EzineArticles.com.
WEEE Forum | weee-forum.org
An open non-profit association
of voluntary industry-driven collective WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) take-back
systems, taking care of individual producers' responsibility in Europe.
WEEE Ireland | weeeireland.ie
+353 (0) 1 2999320 | Ireland
A not for profit organisation, founded by producers of electrical and electronic appliances in order to
comply with the legal obligation imposed by the WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC. WEEE Ireland will organise for
the treatment and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment from the authorised collection
points, on behalf of its members.
WEEE Man | weeeman.org
The WEEE Man is made from the amount of
waste electrical and electronic products that an average UK citizen - YOU - will throw away in YOUR
lifetime, if YOU carry on disposing of products at the current rate.
WEEE Recycling Directory
Search your area for the electrical equipment you need to recycle, as well
as specify further criteria, for instance, to donate your equipment to a charity.
weee-recycle | weee-recycle.com
Information about the
WEEE legislation on the recycling of computer, electronic and electrical equipment.
WEEE Register Society | weeeregister.ie
| 2409321 / Ireland
Set up to assist producer companies in meeting their obligations for the responsible
management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Wikipedia - RoHS
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive information.
Wikepedia WEEE | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEEE_Man
Waste Electrical and
Electronic Equipment Directive information.
Controls on Hazardous Materials in Electronics Impact Supplies and Production?
This paper reviews the controls on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) disposal and
restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) in
European markets, as well as the China RoHS requirements. From IHS.
Yahoo Groups | groups.yahoo.com/group/RoHS
This group has been set
up to help the electronics industry deal with the challenges of RoHS - Restrictions on Hazardous