Environmental safety regulations

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Environmental protection



The RoHS Directive is the abbreviation of the EU's "Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment" (Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment), the implementation standard 2011/65/EU

The goal of implementing the ROHS Directive is to make the laws of the member states on the restriction of the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment converge to help protect human health and the recycling and disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment in line with environmental requirements.

The basic content of the "RoHS" directive is to prohibit or restrict the use of lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), Hazardous substances such as hexavalent chromium (Cr6+), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) and polybrominated biphenyls (PBB).

EU RoHS 2 (Directive 2011/65/EU)

  • Cadmium(Cd): 0.01%
  • Mercury (Hg): 0.1%
  • Lead(Pb) : 0.1%
  • Hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) : 0.1%
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB): 0.1 %;
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE): 0.1 %
  • Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): 0.1%
  • Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP): 0.1%
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP): 0.1%
  • Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP): 0.1%


REACH is the abbreviation of EU regulations "Registration concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals" (REGULATION concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals). All chemicals or imported finished products in the EU market and entering the EU market The contained chemicals are required to be registered, evaluated and authorized as well as to implement safety monitoring. Substances of very high concern (SVHC) must be authorized before they can be used and sold in EU countries.

PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are various types of hydrocarbon compounds formed by the bonding of two or more benzene rings. It is a carcinogen and has more than 100 chemical structural formulas. Usually found in petrochemical products, rubber, plastics, lubricating oil, anti-rust oil, incompletely combusted organic compounds, etc. In addition to power tools, PAHs are present in many electrical products.

Regulatory requirements for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs):

EU: 76/769/EEC




Phthalate (phthalate)

Phthalates (phthalates) are a group of chemical compounds, mainly used in polyvinyl chloride materials, making polyvinyl chloride from hard plastic to elastic plastic, acting as a plasticizer. According to the latest research from Germany, there is a chemical Phthalate in many cosmetics, toys, and food packaging.

Regulations related to Phthalates

  • 2005/84/EC, Directive on Phthalates in Toys and Child Care Products
  • California 65 proposal (CP65)
  • 2007/19/EC Directive on Phthalates in Food Contact Materials
  • RoHS (2011/65/EU)

There are 17 main substances in Phthalates

Serial number Chinese name English abbreviation CAS No
1 Diethylhexyl phthalate DEHP 117-81-7
2 Dibutyl phthalate DBP 84-74-2
3 Dibenzyl phthalate BBP 85-68-7
4 Diisononyl phthalate DINP 28553-12-0 68515-48-0
5 Diisodecyl phthalate DIDP 26761-40-0 68515-49-1
6 Di-n-octyl phthalate DnOP 117-84-0
7 Diisobutyl phthalate DIBP 84-69-5
8 Di-n-pentyl phthalate DPENP (DnPP) 131-18-0
9 Di-n-hexyl phthalate DHEXP (DnHP) 84-75-3
10 Dicyclohexyl phthalate DCHP 84-61-7
11 Diethyl octyl phthalate DIOP 27554-26-3
12 Dimethyl phthalate DMP 131-11-3
13 Diethyl phthalate DEP 84-66-2
14 Di(2-propylheptyl) phthalate / Diphenyl phthalate DPHP 53306-54-0 84-62-8
15 Dimethoxyethyl phthalate DMEP 117-82-8
16 Diisohexyl phthalate DIHP 68515-50-4 71888-89-6
17 Di(C7-11 branched and straight chain) alkyl phthalate DHNUP 68515-42-4


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