ROHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)

What is RoHS?

ROHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) is commonly known as the Directive 2002/95/EC which have been originated from the European Union. ROHS firmly restricts the use of those hazardous substances and elements which can be commonly found in electronic and electrical products.

Substances and elements banned under ROHS?

There are a handful of substances which have been banned under ROHS, which are:

  • Lead: (Pb)
  • Mercury: (Hg)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Hexavalent chromium (CrVI)
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)

Why is ROHS important?

In the current environment, we are living today, there are thousands of hazardous substances which can be found easily. Due to over globalisation and depletion of natural resources there has been an in balance in nature currently. The materials and elements which have been restricted under ROHS are harmful and hazardous to the environment as they pollute the land. They are dangerous due to the occupational exposure which is caused during manufacturing and the disposal time.

Any business small or large, commercial or non-commercial which sells electrical appliances, sub-assemblies or the various components directly to EU countries, sellers or resellers, distributors, traders, etc. are all impacted if any kind of harmful substances is used.

How Ascent Inspecta stands out amongst the other firms?

Ascent Inspecta staff which is highly skilled and proficient in their genre of work are given the proper amount of quality training to provide certifications to the business firms. At Ascent Inspecta the staff takes the certification utter seriously from any ISO certificate to the ROHS certificate. Our team takes a proper vested interest in the working of the client’s business and provide high-quality services at affordable prices. While providing any service, our experts keep in mind the environmental aspect seriously without causing any harm to the environment.

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