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RoHS Information

RoHS

The RoHS directive aims to restrict certain dangerous substances commonly used in electronic and electronic equipment. MISUMI’s RoHS compliant components are tested for the presence of Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent chromium (Hex-Cr), Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), Bis (2-ethyllhexyl) Phthalate DEHP, Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and Diisobutyle phthalate (DIBP). The RoHS mark located in our brochures, catalogs, and/or e-catalogs indicates the product either does not contain the ten (10) Restrictive Substances of the European Directive (2015/863/EU amends 2011/65), is less than the threshold value or, is included in the applicable exemption.

Note: MISUMI’s RoHS mark does not indicate whether the product is CE Compliant or Non-Compliant

No. Substances Subject Items and Application Threshold value
10 RoHS Directive Substances 1 Cadmium and its compounds   Cadmium contained in alloys with zinc content (brass, zinc, diecast, lead-free solder, etc.), plating, plastic, rubber, coating, etc. 100 ppm or less
Exemption Cadmium and its compound in electrical contacts and cadmium plating except for the uses prohibited under 91/338/EEC which is a revision of the EU directive EEC -
(No limit)
2 Lead and its compounds Lead contained in all types of alloys, solder, all items other than the following exemptions 1000 ppm or less
  Exemption Lead which is alloyed with steel 3500 ppm or less
Lead which is alloyed with aluminum 4000 ppm or less
Lead which is alloyed with copper 40000 ppm or less
Lead used in solders which contains more than or equal to 85% of lead -
(No limit)
3 Mercury and its compounds Mercury contained in all items aside from small fluorescent light bulbs and straight-tube fluorescent light bulbs 1000 ppm or less
4 Hexavalent chromium and its compounds All Hexavalent chromium in chromate treatment, plating, coating, etc. Chromium metal and chrome in metal alloys are exempted. 1000 ppm or less
5 Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) Flame retardant 1000 ppm or less
6 Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) Flame retardant 1000 ppm or less
7 Phthalate de bis (2-ethylhexyle) (DEHP) Soften PVC and vinyl insulation on electrical wires 1000 ppm or less
8 Phthalate de benzyle et de butyle (BBP) Soften PVC and vinyl insulation on electrical wires 1000 ppm or less
9 Phthalate de dibutyle (DBP) Soften PVC and vinyl insulation on electrical wires 1000 ppm or less
10 Phthalate de diisobutyle (DIBP) Soften PVC and vinyl insulation on electrical wires 1000 ppm or less

How RoHS information is determined for each product

  • ・RoHS information can be located on each product page part number list.
  • ・"10" means RoHS compliant and "-" means RoHS non-compliant.

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