How do I check my RoHS compliance?

How are products tested for RoHS compliance? RoHS compliance is tested with the assistance of RoHS analyzers. They are also known as X-ray fluorescence or XRF metal analyzers and are used for verification and screening of the restricted metals.

Who has to comply with RoHS?

RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products (known as EEE). All applicable products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.

Do labels need to be RoHS compliant?

Therefore, unless the labels/decals are applied to the electronic product prior to sale and are intended to remain on the electronic product throughout its use, they would not need to comply with EU RoHS. However, cardboard and label/decals that are considered packaging must comply the EU Packaging Directive.

What is the purpose of RoHS?

The RoHS Directive aims to prevent the risks posed to human health and the environment related to the management of electronic and electrical waste. It does this by restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in EEE that can be substituted by safer alternatives.

How do you get a RoHS certificate?


  1. The Certification process shall consist of the following key stages.
  2. Application.
  3. Application/Contract Review.
  4. Initial Certification Audit(stage-1 audit),
  5. Assessment (stage-2 audit) and.
  6. Continual assessment (surveillance audit).
  7. A. Stage 1 audit.
  8. The audit shall be conducted :

What states require RoHS?

The registration requires the manufacturer to indicate whether its covered electronic devices comply with the European Union RoHS directive….This content last updated FEBRUARY 2021. (Note: Content may not be the most current.)

  • California.
  • New Jersey.
  • Illinois.
  • Indiana.
  • Minnesota.
  • New York.
  • Rhode Island.
  • Wisconsin.

Are labels exempt from RoHS?

Labels in themselves are not EEE nor – although they may be stuck onto EEE – are they considered to be a “homogeneous” part of EEE because they can be removed, which means that that are not an integral (and permanent) part of the product and are therefore not subject to the RoHS Directive.

Is RoHS mandatory in India?

RoHS criteria Similar to the EU legislation, the Indian government requires manufacturers and importers to supply only RoHS-compliant products and to provide written documentation supporting compliance.