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RoHS. What you need to Know

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Firstly, the basics.  RoHS stands for “Restriction of Hazardous Substances,” the culprits in question being such materials as mercury, lead, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated diphenyl ether flame-retardants and polybrominated biphenyl. The notion behind RoHS is to reduce the use of these potentially toxic chemicals in electronic items. Initially aimed at consumer/household electronics, the net was […]