what is ROHS


RoHS: (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) Directive adopted by the European Union in February 2003 with the specified limits for the following elements in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment:
Lead (Pb) < 0.1% Mercury (Hg) < 0.1% Cadmium (Cd) < 0.01% Hexavalent Chromium (CrVI) < 0.1% Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB) < 0.1% Polybrominated Diphenyl Esters (PBDE) < 0.1%