Restrictions of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) European Directive

The Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2 Directive) including 2015/863 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment published on June 4, 2015 states that as of July 1, 2006 (original RoHS Directive) new electronic products and components that fall into designed categories have limits on the use of lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chrome, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) or polybrominated diphenyls ethers (PBDEs), Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP), Butyl Benzyl Phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) and Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP).

The L.S. Starrett Co. is dedicated to providing our customers with products that are environmentally friendly. To that end, we are working diligently with our suppliers to ensure all componenets used in our manufacturing processes are safe and free of the above mentioned substances.