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Does Renesas Electronics comply to all environmental regulations?

Latest Updated:05/01/2009


What kind of environmental regulations apply to Renesas Electronics products, and what is Renesas Electronics doing to comply with these?


From an environmental viewpoint, products are regulated by the following directives established by the European Union. We are currently working on ensuring that our products comply with the relevant aspects of the RoHS directive.

RoHS : Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (to be enforced from July 2006)
WEEE : Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (to be implemented by each country by August 2005. Components are exempt.)
ELV : End of life vehicles directive (enforced from July 2003. Electronic components exempt.)
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