ICmic RoHS Directive Compliance Statement (Directive 2002/95/EC)
The RoHS (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances) directive restricts the use of certain hazardous materials in order to reduce the waste management problems linked to substances likely to pose risks to health and the environment. The RoHS Directive specifically addresses the reduction of use and ultimate banning of the following substances:
ICmic is providing lead-free option for most of its products. These products are identified with a “G” suffix added to the ordering part numbers. To see a list of the products with lead-free options please click on the following link - List of Devices .
ICmic’s lead-free products to the best of its knowledge do not contain the above mentioned materials as either intentionally added ingredients or as unintended impurities in concentrations exceeding EU regulatory limits.
ICmic requires its suppliers to certify that subcontract manufactured lead-free products would not have any of the banned substances and that all the lead-free products are in compliance with the RoHS directive.
You can refer to ICmic RoHS FAQ for more information about the Directive and compliant products.
For any specific questions or product inquiry please contact email@example.com.
ICmic RoHS Frequently Asked Questions
Demand has been increasing for “lead (Pb)-free” and "RoHS compliant" product primarily in response to two European directives: Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) 2002/96/EC and Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) 2002/95/EC. RoHS requires that by July 2006, the European Union (EU) states will ensure that all electrical and electronic equipment put on the market restricts the use of lead, mercury, cadmium, chromium VI, PBB and PBDE. PBB and PBDE are flame retardants used in some plastics. RoHS applies to these products in the EU whether made within the EU or imported.
Does ICmic provide RoHS compliant / Lead (Pb) - free products?
Lead-free versions are now available for most of the products. Click here for a list of lead-free products.
ICmic requires its suppliers to certify that subcontract manufactured lead-free products would not have any of the banned substances and that all the lead-free products are in compliance with the RoHS directive. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any information about specific parts.
Are there any exemptions?
Most of the ICmic standard products contain tin / lead solder. According to the RoHS Directive, Article 4(1) the usage of Lead is restricted in most customer applications. However there are some exemptions where certain amounts of the restricted materials are allowed. Please see the Directive for more information on the exempt products.
Which ICmic Products are RoHS Compliant?
ICmic lead-free part numbers are identified with a “G” suffix, eg X24645S8IG-2.7, etc. Each lead-free package is packed and labeled with ICmic RoHS complaint sticker.
Is there any additional marking on the component bodies?
The top marking on line one of the device part number has the “G” suffix marked to denote RoHS compliant lead free.
Will there be any additional identification on the packing (reel, box,etc) ?
All RoHS compliant lead free product has the special sticker to denote ICmic lead free product.