What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive. Indeed, compliance is transforming the companies that have taken the time to re-architect the many processes used for managing suppliers, channel partners, resellers, and customers. For manufacturers that ignore compliance, on the other hand, the costs can be steep.
the EU as: 0.01% Cd in homogeneous material 0.1% Cr (VI), Pb, Hg, PBB, PBDE in homogeneous material The EU's RoHS Directive defines homogeneous material as material of uniform composition throughout that cannot be mechanically disjointed into different materials. Examples of such materials are alloys, board resins, ceramics, plastics, coatings, glass, metals, and paper. Mechanically disjointed materials can, in principle, be separated by mechanical actions such as unscrewing, cutting, crushing,