All RECOM Products Certified as DecaBDE Free!

Sprendlingen, (PresseBox) - The European Union, through the Directive 2002/95/EC Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), prohibits placing on the EU market new Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) containing more than the permitted levels of six (6) hazardous substances: lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium and both polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants.

One variety of PBDE, Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE), a flame retardant used in a wide variety of polymeric applications (plastics, rubbers, elastomers, coatings, adhesives and sealants) had been exempted from the RoHS Directive. This will change as of July 1st, 2008.

All new Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) containing more than 0.1% by weight DecaBDE at the homogeneous material level cannot be placed on the EU market after June 30, 2008. All products that are sold in the EU will have to be certified or recertified as RoHS compliant based on this new requirement.

All RECOM products have been certified as being free of DecaBDE. Declarations of Conformity for any RECOM product are available at: http://www.recom-international.com/DC-DC-Converter-RoHS.html

RECOM Electronic GmbH & Co. KG

Incorporated in 1975 RECOM Electronic GmbH originally was a supplier for high precision metal-film- resistors and networks, becoming a pioneer for miniature DC/DC-converters in the mid 1980's. Today RECOM is a leading supplier of converters in the power range from 0.25 Watt to 60 Watt and above.

Our core focus- development & design, production and marketing span three continents - America, Europe and Asia, thereby ensuring close proximity to our customer base worldwide. Our continued quality improvement is significantly enhanced by RECOM being the first converter manufacturer having been awarded the prestigious TS 16949 certification.

Leading international corporations have selected RECOM as their strategic supplier for power supplies. The continued expansion of our international presence makes RECOM an important partner for the global industrial automation industry, aerospace, medical, transport and communication.

The RECOM group of companies is committed to continue to be at the forefront of technological developments. Please consult our webpage: http://www.recom-electronic.com.

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