Brocade RoHS Compliance


The Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU) requires that starting July 1, 2006, companies ensure that their electrical and electronic equipment sold in the European Union does not contain any of the following*:

  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Cadmium
  • Hexavalent chromium
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)

Brocade's objective is to fulfill its obligations under the RoHS Directive by eliminating all banned substances from its products in accordance with the deadlines and exemptions in the RoHS Directive.

RoHS Recast
Brocade is aware that exemptions on the restriction of the use of hazardous substances are set to expire on July 21, 2016. The Company is evaluating the impact of these exemptions on Brocade’s products. Review the Company’s statement on RoHS Recast here:  

Vietnam RoHS
Brocade-branded products manufactured by Brocade that are offered through authorized distributors in Vietnam on and after December 1, 2012 comply with the substance restrictions and permitted uses in Circular 30/2011/TT-BCT of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade temporarily regulating the permissible content limitation of some hazardous chemicals in the electronic, electrical products.

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* The RoHS Directive, however, excludes from the substance ban a series of “applications,” including the use of lead in solders for servers, storage, and storage array systems. To get more information on Brocade RoHS Compliance, Contact Us.

Last updated on June 15, 2015