September 2007
EDN;9/13/2007, Vol. 52 Issue 19, p72
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of the Norwegian government to implement an environmental directive requiring prohibition on certain hazardous substances (POHS) in consumer products. Under the POHS directive, consumer equipment is defined as any product that is intended for consumers or that can be expected to be used by consumers. This POHS directive is similar to the European Union's restriction-of-hazardous-substances (ROHS) directive in terms of prohibiting lead and cadmium content. In contrast, the EU ROHS also applies to electrical and electronic equipment.


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