EU Directive 2011/65/EU
Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electronic and Electrical Equipment, restricts the amount of hazardous substances that can be used in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE).
The Directive bans anyone from placing any homogeneous material contains more than the tolerated maximum concentration values (MCVs) of substances: Lead (Pb) – 0.1%, Mercury (Hb) – 0.1%, Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI) – 0.1%, Cadmium (Cd) – 0.1%, Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) – 0.1%, Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) – 0.1%.
Following a review the following four additional substances have now been confirmed for inclusion in the RoHS Directive (as early as 22 July 2019): Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) – 0.1%, Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) – 0.1%, Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) – 0.1%,Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) – 0.1%.
Declaration of Conflict-Free Minerals
FITTINGS S.R.L.does not use to purchase and refuse to use conflict minerals, or their derivatives that may directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups through mining or mineral trading in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) or an adjoining country.
“Conflict Minerals” are metals such as gold (Au), tantalum (Ta), tungsten (W) and tin (Sn) derived from minerals being sourced from mines in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)herein declares that the products, materials are DRC Conflict-Free .