Differences between EU RoHS and China RoHS

 

China RoHS

EU RoHS

Scope

Listed electronic and electrical products

All electronic and electrical products except those that are exempt

Substances

6 original RoHS restricted substances:

  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Cadmium
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Polybrominated Biphenyls
  • Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers

6 original RoHS restricted substances + 4 new phthalates added in 2015

  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Cadmium
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Polybrominated Biphenyls
  • Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers
  • Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Butyl benzyl phthalate
  • Dibutyl phthalate
  • Diisobutyl phthalate

Marking

Requirements

Potentially EFUP (Environmentally Friendly Use Period) label, Hazardous Substances table, the location and names of the hazardous substances need to be disclosed in the product documentation or as an insert with the product.

CE Mark

 

For additional information on the EU RoHS Directive, download a copy of Assent's eBook The EU RoHS Directive: Your Guide to Compliance.

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