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RoHS Label Supplier offering the largest selection of RoHS compliant labels to meet the EU’s July 1st, 2006 directive. Stock and custom preprinted RoHS labels are available utilizing a wide variety of sizes, graphics and materials to meet your manufacturing needs.
All our materials are RoHS compliant and meet the requirement level of the directive for the following substances: Lead, Hexavalent Chromium, Cadmium, Mercury, Polybrominated Biphenyl and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether. These Kapton® / Polyimide labels can withstand higher temperatures associated with the lead free soldering process.
Non-compliant companies risk being shut out of multiple markets with drastic financial impact. For small to medium firms, “out of compliance” could mean “out of business”. We offer colored Kapton® / Polyimide to help with visual identification. Image-Tek can also supply ESD (Electric Static Dissipative) Kapton® / Polyimide Labels.
Superior Quality Compliant Labels
Image-Tek is committed to providing superior quality products that meet or exceed our customers’ requirements as well as government regulations. We require our suppliers to certify that the products we purchase from them meet the RoHS directives and when a customer specifically requests non-compliant products we will offer compliant alternatives. Please contact us to learn more about how Image-Tek can help you comply with RoHS.
All labels are in stock. Same day shipment for orders placed by 2 pm EST. AmEx, Visa and Mastercard accepted.
China RoHS Directive
Now that we’re all ready for RoHS and WEEE, perhaps we can take a few deep breaths and start thinking about China’s draft regulations. Often called China RoHS, the draft document from China’s Ministry of Information Industry starts where the EU directive left off and expands the scope considerably. In addition, the National Development Reform Commission (NRDC) is drafting a recycling initiative dubbed China WEEE by outsiders.
Reading the draft of China RoHS is actually quite easy. The unofficial English translation is clearly written and reasonably well translated. The 25 articles on 4 pages are much more understandable than the EU directive ever was. A number of points stand out.
- Prevention of pollution by eliminating pollutants and requiring recycling (chapter 2)
Cradle-to-grave scope (articles 8-10)
- Packaging must be non-toxic, biodegradable and recyclable (article 10)
- Packaging must be marked with material content (article 10)
- The RoHS 6 (Cd, Cr, Hg, Pb, PBB, PBDE) are banned from 1 January, 2006 (article 11)
- Products must be labeled with:
- Names, content levels, and recyclability of harmful materials (article 12)
- Recyclability (fully, partially and non-recyclable,
- Product safety periods (date range product is safe to use) (article 13)
- Extraordinary exception permits labeling in product manuals or on packaging
- Producers must provide indexes of product safety periods for publication (article 14)
- Producers must contract with local recyclers to recover products after safety period (article 15)
- Producers must finance recycling (article 16)
- Entities and individuals may complain about pollution caused by electronic products
- Violators who fail to take corrective action as a result of complaints may have their permits revoked and their identities publicized (article 20)
- Products not properly marked will not be permitted past customs (article 21)