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Compliance ROHS / REACH

Compliance ROHS / REACH

REACH and RoHS introduce environmental responsabilities for manufacturers. Amphenol Socapex is strongly involved in complying with these regulation/directive, and in satisfying its customers requirements.


The ROHS (Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances) directive, part of the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) directive, regulates the use of the following substances:

Maximum Concentration Values (MCV) tolerated in homogeneous materials :

>Lead 0,1% by weight
>Mercury 0,1% by weight
>Cadmium 0,01% by weight
>Hexavalent Chromium 0,1% by weight
>Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) 0.1% by weight
>Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) 0.1% by weight

You can check below the compliance matrix showing the status of the Amphenol Socapex products.

RoHS status of ASF products :

SL Series
Field Series

PT/451 Series

Rectangular PCB connectors

Fiber Optic


Amphenol Socapex statement relative to European Union Directives

Global statement

For further information or questions on this topic, please contact our compliance manager.


Amphenol Socapex commits to respect the REACH (Restriction, Evaluation, Authorization of CHemicals) regulation.

Download the Amphenol Socapex Status

Use of hexavalent chromium compounds

Download the Letter of ACSIEL ANG

Download the Letter of ACSIEL FR

For more information please contact our compliance manager. You can also visit the ECHA website