The 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
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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
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
Exempt Industries Struggle with RoHS | reed-electronics.com/electronicnews/article/CA6333338.html
Article from Electronic News, by
Military & Aerospace Electronics
National Weights & Measure Laboratory (NWML)
| rohs.gov.uk/Default.aspx | +44 (0)20 8943 7272 | UK
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
to RoHS compliance.
RoHSwell | rohswell.com
comply with RoHS, WEEE, and other green initiatives.
RoHSNews.com | rohs-news.com
RoHS / WEEE
news releases and information.
Underwriter's Laboratory | ul.com/rscs
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 Environment Agency.
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
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 | weeedirectory.com
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
about the WEEE legislation on the recycling of computer, electronic
and electrical equipment.
WEEE Register Society | weeeregister.ie | 00353
(0)1-2409320 | 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 | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROHS
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive information.
Wikepedia WEEE | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEEE_Man
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive information.
Will Controls on Hazardous Materials in Electronics Impact
Supplies and Production? | parts.ihs.com/products/white-papers/rohs-weee-white-paper.htm
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
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 Substances.