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Aero-Space Southwest is actively working with our Manufacturers to offer products that are in compliance with the European Union Environmental Directives.


Aero-Space Southwest monitors the following Environmental Directives:



RoHS is the Restriction on Hazardous Substances directive. It is a directive from the European Union (EU) and it bans the use of certain substances used in the making of electrical and electronic equipment after July 2006. There are six major substances on the list; lead, cadmium, mercury, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB's), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE's), and hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)) (better known as chrome 6). The RoHS directive is always evolving and you can review the current directive and information by clicking on the RoHS link above.



REACH is the European Community Regulation on chemicals and the safe usage of such chemicals. REACH deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances. The law entered into force on 1 June 2007, and it is updated and changed on a regular basis. Please click on the REACH link above to review the current regulations and updates to the REACH directive.


For further information about our Manufacturers and these directives, click on our Featured Manufacturers page and click on the specific manufacturer link.