RoHS Analysis

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The Restriction of Hazardous Substance (RoHS) Directive was established to limit the use of specified hazardous materials used in electrical and electronic equipment. Applied Technical Services (ATS) offers RoHS analysis that tests products for those unsafe materials.
List of Restricted Substances Targeted in RoHS Analysis:
ATS Applicable Test Methods:
ATS uses the following methods to perform RoHS analysis testing:
  • ICP for RoHS metals
  • GCMS for RoHS Phthalates
  • GCMS or ICP for PBDEs
Categories of Electronic Products Often Analyzed Under the RoHS Directive:
  • Large and Small Household Appliances
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Consumer Apparatus
  • Lighting / Bulbs
  • Electrical Tools
  • Electronics
  • Toys
  • Sports Equipment
  • Medical Devices
  • Monitoring Instruments
  • Semiconductors

The categories listed above can not only be found in the Rohs Directive but also in similar directives including the Waste Electrical and Electron Equipment Directive (WEEE). WEEE focuses on the collection, recycling and recovering electronics that possess toxins that put our environment at risk.

Popular Electronic Components That Often Violate RoHS Directive that may need testing:
  • Paints/Pigments
  • PVC Cables
  • Solders
  • Printed Circuit Boards finishes, leads, external/internal interconnects
  • Glass (Television/Camera/Lenses)
  • Bulbs/Lamps/Light Fixtures
  • Batteries
  • Microchips
  • Integrated Circuits
ATS Lab Services

Applied Technical Services have highly specialized labs that can meet the demands of manufacturers, distributors, and consumers who are requesting product and component testing and analysis. Our chemistry labs are ISO 17025 (A2LA), CPSC, and En71 accredited. Our professional chemists are well versed in testing products to applicable industry standards and regulations. As a company, we focus on quality assurance by providing accurate testing, detailed reporting/documentation, and timely turnarounds. If you are needing testing and analysis services that are compliant to popular industry standards call ATS today.

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