Is RoHS required in China?

Compliance with China RoHS is mandatory for electrical and electronic products being sold into China. Manufacturers, importers, and distributors must ensure that these products meet these limits and the Declaration and Labelling Requirements of China RoHS in order to continue selling products into China.

What is China RoHS declaration?

China Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), otherwise known by its official title, Administrative Measure on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products, is a piece of Chinese government legislation designed to curb the harmful environmental effects of certain materials, including lead.

What is the difference between EU RoHS and China RoHS?

One difference between EU and China RoHS is that the China-RoHS marking requirements do not have exemptions; the substance is either present or not and so if a product is EU-RoHS compliant by exemption, RoHS substances may be present at levels above the MCV, and therefore not China-RoHS compliant.

Does RoHS apply to labels?

FAQ – Are Your Labels RoHS Compliant? FAQ – Are Your Labels RoHS Compliant? This is actually quite a rare FAQ but it’s one that is quite important to those who ask it so we’re answering it here. The short and simple answer is YES: all of our label products are fully RoHS compliant.

Which material is being banned by China RoHS?

The substances banned under RoHS are lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), hexavalent chromium (CrVI), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), and four different phthalates (DEHP, BBP, BBP, DIBP).

Are batteries in scope of China RoHS?

Yes. Only batteries to be used in China RoHS excluded electrical and electronic products are out of scope.

Do batteries need to be RoHS compliant?

Batteries in electronic and electrical equipment are specifically exempt from the RoHS Directive. The Batteries Directive is not a CE marking directive, so compliance to this should not be listed on your EU Declaration of Conformity.

Does US require RoHS?

There are no federal restrictions in the US, but California has its own RoHS laws. Covered electronic devices sold in the state must meet the same requirements as those in the European Union’s RoHS legislation.

Do you need to mark your products with China RoHS?

China RoHS Marking. Suppliers of materials and parts that are used to manufacture electronic and electrical products do not need to mark their products. However, they need to provide necessary information to their downstream users to help them determine the final China RoHS markings.

Are there any restricted substances in China RoHS 2?

China RoHS 2 Restricted Substances. China RoHS 2 currently restricts the same 6 hazardous substances as EU RoHS 2 (refer to the table below). Detailed concentration limits are set by GB/T 26572 the requirements for concentration limits for certain restricted substances in electronic and electrical products.

What kind of labeling is required in China?

The regulation requires all electrical and electronic products (EEPs) placed on the market in China to be evaluated for the presence of the six listed substances and labeled accordingly: Products that contain a listed substance over the threshold must apply an EFUP (Environmentally Friendly Use Period) label.

What’s the difference between China RoHS and EU RoHS?

Unlike EU RoHS, products for large commercial applications (Large Scale Industrial Tools (LSIT) and Large Scale Fixed Installations (LSFI)) are NOT exempted. Unlike EU RoHS, which imposes substance concentrations for a product or component, China RoHS 2 restricts substance concentrations for to each homogenous material in the product.