TITLE

Lead combined with elements in ceramic is exempt

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;8/2/2006, Issue 2252, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Question & Answer
ABSTRACT
The article presents a question by a reader and its answer by an expert, on the issue of high voltage diodes being exempted from the Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive in Great Britain. The reader wants to know whether lead (Pb) in electric ceramic parts in microwave ovens is exempt from the directive. Pb is likely to be exempt if the diode is chemically combined with other elements to make a ceramic material. Every other use of Pb in a diode is not exempted.
ACCESSION #
23133396

 

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