Though often referred to as the lead-free directive, RoHS is not limited in scope to lead alone. RoHS also restricts the use of these six substances:
Sunstone has several RoHS-compliant products, to fit just about every project:
RoHS does not require any specific product labeling. Many manufacturers have adopted their own compliance marks to reduce confusion.
Visual indicators in use include:
RoHS helps reduce damage to people and the environment in third-world countries where much of today's "high-tech trash" ends up. The use of lead-free solders and components has provided immediate health benefits to electronics industry workers in prototype and manufacturing operations. Solder paste no longer represents the same health risk it did before RoHS implementation.*
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