Freescale Leads in Helping Customers Meet RoHS

RequirementsEase-of-Use Approach Simplifies Compliance for Freescale Customers

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Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B) is ahead of the curve in helping customers comply with the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive set to go into effect 1 July. The rule sets maximum concentration limits for lead, mercury and other substances in new electrical and electronic equipment.

To help customers comply with RoHS rules as seamlessly as possible, Freescale provides web-based product and material content declaration data in XML or PDF formats. Customers can easily import XML content into a database to demonstrate specific RoHS compliance requirements. Freescale also maintains a searchable online product catalog and RoHS-specific part numbering systems that streamline the creation of RoHS-compliant devices and related declaration materials.

"The breadth and depth of RoHS-specific information that Freescale provides is unparalleled in the industry," said Vito Farello of Arrow Electronics. "I use Freescale's online compliance resources several times each week. They help me save time and simplify compliance as the 1 July deadline approaches."

RoHSwell, a noted industry resource, further validated Freescale's customer-focused RoHS compliance programs, ranking the company among the industry's best at providing customers with comprehensive compliance information. RoHSwell gave Freescale a perfect 5-out-of-5 rating for its customer-focused compliance programs.

Freescale's self-service tools can be found on the company's Fast Track home page at and on its Green Products page at
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