Product stewardship - semiconductor

ams OSRAM is committed to ensuring that its products are in compliance with international regulations and customer requirements in terms of managing hazardous substances.

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Environmental product stewardship for semiconductor products

ams OSRAM is committed to ensuring that its products are in compliance with international regulations and customer requirements in terms of managing hazardous substances. Our product environmental program controls new product developments as well as existing products steady adhere to these requirements through strong management and validation of ams suppliers and subcontractors.

 

RoHS - Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances

ams OSRAM Semiconductor products are compliant to the EU RoHS (Directive 2011/65/EU), and amending Directive (EU) 2015/863, and China RoHS, banning the use of Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Cadmium (Cd), Hexavalent Chromium (Cr 6), Polybrominated Biphenyl (PBB), Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE), and RoHS Phthalates as Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP), Benzyl Butyl Phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), and Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP).

 

REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals

ams OSRAM Semiconductor products are free of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) according Article 33 of the REACH Regulation 2006/1907/EC. Refer to the Candidate List of Substances of ECHA here

 

California Proposition 65

ams OSRAM semiconductor products may contain one or more chemicals on the California Proposition 65 list. Our semiconductor products are not intended to cause user exposure to any contained substances, nor are they intended to be released or discharged during normal product application and use. Please see the Proposition 65 list here.

 

Toxic Substance Control Act - TSCA

ams OSRAM semiconductor products are compliant to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), which published five final rules to reduce exposure to certain chemicals that are persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT). Please see final rules for each of the five PBTs  here

 

Conflict Minerals Regulations

 

ams OSRAM does not support the use of conflict minerals (gold, tantalum, tin and tungsten) that are illegally mined or/and contribute to armed conflict or human rights abuses in Conflict Affected and High-Risk Areas (CAHRA) such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and other adjoining countries. Our commitment is to ensure responsible sourcing through the monitoring of our supply chain alongside continuous engagement with our customers. The commitment towards this program is demonstrated with below policy and ams OSRAM conflict minerals declaration on company level:

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