The WEEE (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive 2002/96/EC and RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) Directive 2002/95/EC are having an enormous impact on producers and distributors of electronic and electrical goods. If your products do not comply with these directives – aimed at the restriction of hazardous substances and waste – you could be banned from selling them on the European market.
To help you gain European approvals, TÜV Rheinland now offers labeling for WEEE / RoHS compliance. This allows system manufacturers to prove to the European Union (EU) that they are WEEE / RoHS compliant and are using RoHS-compliant components when manufacturing their products.
With our WEEE/RoHS services, you get a tailor-made package for complete WEEE/RoHS management that ensures you have:
TÜV Rheinland offers complete end-to-end services, including:
Products have been required to meet these directives since August 13, 2005, for WEEE, and July 1, 2006, for RoHS.
If you are interested in TÜV Rheinland’s WEEE / RoHS services, then these test marks may be interest to you:
Our services test for lead, mercury, cadium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), and polybrominated diphenyl either (PBDE) in these these and other products: