The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive was passed into law by the European Union (E.U.). After July 1, 2006 the use of certain hazardous will be banned in new products sold in Europe.
RoHS Compliance means that in conformity to EU Directive 2002/95/EC of 27 January 2003, on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers are not present in quantities exceeding the following maximum concentrations in any homogeneous material, except for applicable exemptions.
0.1% (by weight of homogeneous material) lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium,polybrominated biphenyls, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or 0.01% (by weight of homogeneous material) cadmium.
All ASJ manufactured products are of lead free termination products which comply with RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC since September 2004. A unique part number shall identify our lead free Chip Resistor products as per Lead Free Product Family.