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Is RoHS Compliance not Being Aggressively Enforced?

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  • Folks,

    July 1, 2006 has come and gone. Most of us expected many problems at the borders of the EU countries Re customs after this date. All appears quiet. I have heard few stories of customs disasters. Since it appeared that < 50% of companies were RoHS compliant, I am wondering what happened. My guess is that the EU is not ready to perform consistent inspections and since there is no paperwork requirement (i.e. the act of placing a product on the market declares its compliance) product is simply flowing in with only spotty checks or testing.

    Readers, what are you hearing?


    Dr. Ron