- RoHS. WEEE. ELV. California Proposition 65.
- In markets around the globe, manufacturers adapted their supply chains to meet these environmental regulations by July 6, 2006. At TechSource Thermal Solutions, we undertook and completed a comprehensive review of our products to ensure they met the limits on the presence of substances banned or restricted by these directives.
- These substances are: Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (CR+6), Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB), and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs).
- TechSource Thermal Solution's
Compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
- Two of these substances are widely used in the production of thermal management products and presented special challenges:
- Lead (Pb) in plating of solderable tabs and pins of board-level heatsinks for low-power devices (for example, TechSource's "RPB-series"). TechSource moved to a RoHS-compliant plating system in early 2005.
- Heatsinks with chromate conversion coatings. TechSource now uses an alternate chemical conversion coating that is free of hexavalent chromium (Cr+6).This coating has been certified by an independent laboratory for RoHs-compliance - a copy may be obtained by contacting our office, or your local TechSource distributor or representative.
TechSource Thermal Solutions is pleased to inform our customers that these primary instances of RoHS-restricted substances have been addressed, and to the best of our knowledge all our standard products are fully RoHS/WEEE compliant today..
- TechSource Supports the Global Environment
- As a global organization, TechSource Thermal Solutions views the various bodies of legislation and the need to implement and comply with them as a key element of our business activity.
We believe that early compliance to RoHS reaffirms our commitment to make it easy to do business with TechSource and to promote green products.
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