RoHS II FAQ
All herein contained statements only refer to electronic components manufactured by EPCOS.
1. Are components subject to the RoHS regulation?
2. What changes under RoHS II regulations?
3. Which EPCOS components have RoHS II compatible terminations?
4. When will EPCOS components be available with RoHS II compatible terminations?
5. Are samples available that are RoHS II compatible and approved?
6. Are EPCOS components specially marked as RoHS II compatible?
7. Are the ordering codes for EPCOS components being changed in the course of the transition to RoHS II compatibility?
8. Which of the RoHS II compatible components can still contain lead?
9. Do the electric specifications of RoHS II compatible components change?
10. For which of the components can the ban of lead not be applied?
11. Of which material do the terminations consist?
12. Do RoHS II compatible components require higher soldering temperatures?
13. Are there differences in processing tin/lead- and lead-free soldering alloys?
14. Do you have technical reports on the subject of lead-free soldering?
15. For which EPCOS components is the maximum soldering temperature below 260°C? What is the maximum temperature for these components?
16. Are there EPCOS components that still contain mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)?
17. Are there limitations regarding shelf-life of products?
18. Who is the contact person for RoHS II and current European legislation regarding product related environmental protection?