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
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
Several national authorities of the European Union have submitted a proposal to the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) in January 2023 to restrict all Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under REACH. Certain members of this large group of PFASs chemicals are already subject to EU legislation. Legislation regarding PFAS is also in force or is under preparation in other countries and regions outside the EU. The upcoming legislation regarding PFASs could have a huge impact on the electrical and electronic industry.