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Shenzhen Jiafu Optical Communications products comply with the ROSH requirements

Posted on 8th Jun 2018 @ 7:02 PM

In order to improve the product quality and meet the requirements of customers at home and abroad, Shenzhen Jiafu Optical Communications Co.Ltd has been producing products can meet the requirements of ROSH since 2008.


1. What is RoHS?

ROHS certification stands for “The restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment”, such as lead, cadmium, mercury, it states EU has banned electrical and electronic products containing harmful heavy metals such as Pb, Cd, Hg, Cr6+,PBDE,PBB since July 1, 2016.


2,What are the harmful substances? 

ROHS lists six harmful substances, including Pb, Cd, Hg, hexavalent chromium Cr6+, PBDE, PBB.  

The ROHS directive limits the use of the following six types of hazardous substances:

1. Examples of silver (Hg) using this material: thermostat, sensor, switch and relay, light bulb;

2. Example of lead using this material: solder, glass, PVC stabilizer;

3. Examples of cadmium using this substance: switches, springs, connectors, shells and PCB, contacts, batteries.

4. Example of chromium (Cr6+) using this substance: metal with corrosion coating;

5. Examples of PBB using this substance: flame retardant, PCB, connector, plastic shell;

6. Example of PBDE using this substance: flame retardant, PCB, connector, plastic shell.


3. Why launch the ROHS? 

For the first time, it noticed that heavy metals contained in electrical and electronic equipment are harmful to human health in 2001; The Netherlands found cadmium in cables of a number of game consoles sold in the market. In fact, solder and box printing ink which are widely used in the production of electrical and electronic products at present contains Pb and other harmful heavy metals.


4.How can Jiafu Optical products achieve ROSH?

All products raw materials, auxiliary materials purchases from ROHS certificated suppliers .environmental control process,The products on a regular basis to send a third party certification company for ROSH certification, to ensure that all products meet ROSH requirements.