Directives and standards

RoHS directive

Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, amended by Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and Council dated June 8, 2011 and is now called RoHS2.

China RoHS

This is a Chinese regulation regarding the restriction on the use of certain hazardous substances in electronic and electrical equipment.

REACH regulation

This is a regulation for chemical substance management that came into force on June 1, 2007 in the EU.

CE standard

CE marking is a mark that indicates that a device or product complies with the essential requirements of all EC directives.

UL94 standard

This is a certification standard for flame retardancy of plastics used in industrial materials such as electrical equipment, as stipulated by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in the United States.

HS code

"HS Code" is a code number established based on the "International Convention on Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS Convention)".