Introduction Of EU ROHS Regulations

Published : 2017-11-20 10:52:17

Welcome to the our sharing class of artificial leather.This new chapter we share today is the theme about what is EU RoHS and its range of application.

ROHS is a mandatory standard enacted by EU legislation, and its full name is the restriction on the use of certain harmful components in electrical applications (restriction of hazardous substances).The standard was originally aimed at the electronics industry and now extended to all imports and exports,including our imitation leather.

ROHS Testing project of Artificial Leather industry
4 Kinds of metals: Cadmium,Lead, Mercury and Chromium.
Two kinds of flame retardants:PBB’s and PBDE’s.

RoHS 2.0 revision which issued by EU on June 4, 2015 is formally added DIBP,DEHP,DBP and BBP into this standard which scope limit material inspection stipulation.

Standard of Material name
Cd less than 100PPM
Pb less than 1000PPM
Hg less than 1000PPM
Cr6 less than 1000PPM
PBB ' s less than 1000PPM
PBDE ' s is less than 1000PPM
DIBP less than 1000PPM
DEHP less than 1000PPM
DBP less than 1000PPM
BBP less than 1000PPM

Scope of application:
27 Member States of the European Union: United Kingdom (Out of the EU in 2016), France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Cyprus, Hungary, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania.

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