On February 13, 2003, the European Union adopted Directive 2002/95/EC (download PDF). The Directive (RoHS), restricts and prohibits the use of various heavy metals (cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead and mercury), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in new electrical and electronic equipment put on the market after July 1, 2006.
The newest RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, some call “RoHS 2.0” (download PDF), was published on 2011/7/1 and requests that all products shipped to Europe which are in RoHS 2.0 restricted categories must be compliant with after 2013/1/2.
Raritan, Inc. ("Raritan") is fully committed to protecting and enhancing the environment. Environmental protection is integral to Raritan's continuous improvement initiatives, aimed at meeting the expectations of our customers, employees and the community in which our products are manufactured, marketed and used.
Raritan is committed to complying with the requirements of all applicable environmental legislation, regulations, including RoHS in our products. Raritan commits to:
All Raritan products shipped into and from the European Union (EU) are fully compliant with the RoHS Directive. Products shipped from Raritan locations outside EU may or may not be RoHS compliant. To inquire about the RoHS status of specific Raritan product(s), please contact your local Raritan Solution Provider.