RoHS, WEEE, and ELV Compliance Testing

EU Directives relating to bans on heavy metals and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) or polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) in Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) went into effect July 2006.  To comply with these environmental regulations, electronics manufacturers and consumer products companies need expert testing related to heavy metals testing and flame retardant testing.  Alliance Technologies has a full range of capabilities — including  EDX, XRF, AAS, ICP, UV/vis, GCMS, HPLC, and FTIR — to assist with RoHS, WEEE, and ELV compliance testing.

In addition to this testing, Alliance Technologies has a wealth of experience testing for hazardous or environmentally sensitive materials in products.

 Examples include:

  • Cadmium (Cd) in fashion jewelry
  • Lead (Pb) in window shades for Proposition 65 compliance
  • Heavy metals in tatoo inks
  • Metals contamination in food additives
  • PBDE/PBB Flame Retardants in wire insulation

Contact a scientist today to discuss how Alliance Technologies can help you identify and quantify hazardous chemicals in your product.