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Notification about compliance to "The amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863"

In order to reduce harmful substances contained in electrical and electronic equipment, the RoHS Directive will be enforced, which expands the specified substances from the conventional six substances to ten substances. (Effective date: July 22, 2019)
We inform you about compliance to "Amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863".
 
■ Substances subject to regulation under the amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863
(1) Lead(Pb)
(2) Mercury(Hg)
(3) Cadmium(Cd)
(4) Hexavalent chromium(Cr6+)
(5) Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)
(6) Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)
(7) Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
(8) Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)
(9) Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)
(10) Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
Four substances (7) to (10) of phthalic acid are added as regulatory targets.
 
■ "Amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863" Enforcement Date
The enforcement will start from Monday, July 22, 2019.
 
■ About correspondence of KEL products
The standard products listed in the catalog compliant to the "Amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863".
KEL products compliant all 10 substances listed above.
Custom-made products for Rack products / Harness products depend on the contents of custom-made products, so please check each product.
 
■ About description contents of Catalog / Website
Indications such as "RoHS compliant" described in catalogs and websites will continue without change.
From the date of July 22, 2019, please interpret as "a product compliant with the amended RoHS Directive (EU) 2015/863".