Classification

No.

Substances

Subject Items and Applications

Threshold Value*

 

1

Tributyltin oxide (TBTO)

Paint, Pigment

-

2

Tributyltin (TBT), and Triphenyltin (TPT) compounds

Stabilizer, Antioxidants, Resister of aging

-

3

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Insulating oil, Lubricant, Flame retardant

-

4

Polychlorinated naphthalenes
(more than 3 chlorine atoms)

Lubricant, Paint, Stabilizer, Flame retardant

-

5

Short-chain chlorinated paraffins

Flame retardant, Plasticizer

-

6

Asbestos

Electric insulator, Abrasive, Gaskets

-

7

Azocolourants and azodyes
(which form certain aromatic amines)

Pigment and colorant for electric wire coating limited to sections in continuous contact with the human body

-

8

Ozone depleting substances

Refrigerant

-

9

Radioactive Substances

Packing materials

-

Prohibited Substances

6 RoHS Directive Substances

10

Cadmium and its compounds

 

Cadmium contained in alloys with zinc content (brass, zinc, die cast, lead-free solder, etc.), plating, plastic, rubber, coating, etc.

Less than 100 ppm

For packaging materials, less than 100 ppm combined of cadmium, lead, mercury and hexavalent chromium

Exemption

Cadmium and its compounds in electrical contacts

-

11

 

Lead contained in all types of alloys, solder, all items other than the following exemptions

Less than 1,000 ppm

Lead and its compounds

Exemption

Lead which is alloyed with steel

3,500 ppm or less

Lead which is alloyed with aluminum

4,000 ppm or less

Lead which is alloyed with copper

40,000 ppm or less

Lead used in solders which contains more than or equal to 85% of lead

-

12

Mercury and its compounds

Mercury contained in all items aside from small fluorescent light bulbs and straight-tube fluorescent light bulbs

less than 1,000 ppm

13

Hexavalent chromium and its compounds

All Hexavalent chromium in chromate treatment, plating, coating, etc. Chromium metal and chrome in metal alloys are exempted

less than 1,000 ppm

14

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)

Flame retardant

less than 1,000 ppm

15

Polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs)

Flame retardant

less than 1,000 ppm

Controlled Substances

16

Antimony and its compounds

Pigment, Paint, Lead-free solder

less than 1,000 ppm

17

Arsenic and its compounds

Pigment, Paint, Dye, Flame retardant

less than 1,000 ppm

18

Beryllium and its compounds

Ceramics, Alloy, Catalyst, Solder

less than 1,000 ppm

19

Bismuth and its compounds

Glass, Lead-free solder, Free-cutting aluminum

less than 1,000 ppm

20

Nickel and its compounds

Plating, Paint, Pigment, (Excluding alloy)

less than 1,000 ppm

21

Selenium and its compounds

Pigment, Paint

less than 1,000 ppm

22

Brominated flame retardants
(other than PBBs or PBDEs)

Flame retardant

less than 1,000 ppm

23

Phthalates

Plasticizer, Pigment, Dye, Paint, Adhesive

less than 1,000 ppm

24

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and PVC blends

Wire coating, Insulator

less than 1,000 ppm

Ver1.2 Date of revision:2013/4/2

*Threshold value is, whether consciously or not, the maximum concentration value set for each homogeneous material which cannot be mechanically disjoined into different materials.