RoHs & WEEE Compliance


Asda ICT Statement on RoHS Compliance
      Asda ICT affirms that the products designed and manufactured by Asda ICT are in compliance the European Union Commission Decision of August 18, 2005, Directive 2020/95/EC on the Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), and Asda ICT will strive to ensure all the products are in compliance with the regulations.

RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC
      RoHS is the European Union directive for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances. It was created in response to human health and environment protection related to the various substances listed below.

      The RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC states: "Member States shall ensure that, from 1 July 2006, new electrical and electronic equipment put on the market does not contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)."

      This directive applies to electrical and electronic equipment, and their component parts, sold into the European Union.

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Asda ICT Statement on WEEE Compliance
      Asda ICT affirms that the products and boards have been designed and manufactured in compliance with the European Directive, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), and Asda ICT will strive to ensure all the products are in compliance with the regulations.

WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC)
      WEEE is the European Union directive for the Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The goal of WEEE is to reduce the waste from this category of equipment through recycling and reuse in order to improve the overall environmental impact.

      The WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC states: "The purpose of this Directive is, as a first priority, the prevention of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), and in addition, the reuse, recycling and other forms of recovery of such wastes so as to reduce the disposal of waste. It also seeks to improve the environmental performance of all operators involved in the lifecycle of electrical and electronic equipment, e.g. producers, distributors and consumers and in particular those operators directly involved in the treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment.""

      The Directive aims to encourage reuse, recycling and recovery of WEEE and to improve the environmental aspects of all operations involved in the lifecycle of electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive sets requirements relating to criteria for the collection, treatment, recycling, and recovery of WEEE. It causes producers responsible for financing most of the activities. Retailers and distributors are responsible of the recycling aspects of WEEE.

Summary of the WEEE Directive
      The WEEE Directive went into effect on August 13, 2005, along with the Directive on Restrictions of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive is set to restrain from the fast increasing waste stream of electrical and electronic equipment and complements. It is a measure on landfill and incineration of waste by European Union. To Increase recycling of electrical and electronic equipment will restrict to the total amount of waste will be going to final disposal.

      The Directive intends to minimize the impacts of electrical and electronic equipment on the environment during their lifecycle and when they become waste. It applies to a wide range of electrical and electronic equipment.

      The Directive aims to encourage reuse, recycling and recovery of WEEE and to improve the environmental aspects of all operations involved in the lifecycle of electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive sets requirements relating to criteria for the collection, treatment, recycling, and recovery of WEEE. It causes producers responsible for financing most of the activities. Retailers and distributors are responsible of the recycling aspects of WEEE. Private householders are to be able to return WEEE without charge.

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