WEEE and RoHS Policy Statement

The WEEE and RoHS directives.

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) are European Union (EU) directives that have to be adopted by member states.

The current understanding after seeking advice from appropriate bodies and guidance notes is that as Spellman HV Electronics does not "put product on the market" within the scope of the directives it does not fall within their requirements.

The directives scope in Annex 1A includes:-

  1. Large household appliances.
  2. Small household appliances.
  3. IT and telecommunication equipment.
  4. Consumer equipment.
  5. Lighting equipment.
  6. Electrical and electronic tools (with exception of large- scale stationary industrial tools)
  7. Toys, leisure and sports equipment.
  8. ** Medical devices (with exception of all implant and infected products)
  9. ** Monitoring and control instruments.
  10. Automatic dispensers.
Note: ** Currently exempt from RoHS but included in WEEE.

It is also Spellman's understanding that it is only the WEEE producers who "put product on the market" who are required to identify their product with the wheeled bin label referred to in

ANNEX IV of the directive

Spellman's position on WEEE and RoHS.

Although within the WEEE directive product disposal resides with the producers who "put product on the market" Spellman HV Electronics will provide its customers, on request, information of substances referred to in ANNEX II to support the directive.

Capability for producing ROHS compliant products has been achieved. ROHS compliant product can be designed by customer request.

Being a responsible company and in line with its Environmental policy Spellman is actively working towards the intent of RoHS.

If you have any questions regarding Spellman's position on the WEEE and RoHS directives please contact us.

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