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RoHS Compliant Industrial Scanners and 2D Imagers

OMRON Automation - Americas

RoHS-Compliant Products, MicroscanRENTON, Wash., May, 2006 ¯ In early compliance with the RoHS/WEEE directives, Microscan has completed conversion of its line of industrial scanners and 2D imagers. Such RoHS-compliant products are in high demand with equipment manufacturers as the clock ticks down to the July effectivity date of the European regulations.

The RoHS/WEEE directive was established by the European parliament and the Council of the European Union. It restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in imported electrical and electronic equipment. Effective July 2006, member states must ensure that equipment put on the market contains almost zero amount of lead, mercury, cadmium, haxavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated dephenyl ethers (PBDE).

Microscan's commitment to early compliance with RoHS/WEEE initiatives is further validation of Microscan's concern for the environment. Additionally, 90% of all Microscan packing materials are recyclable, and 90% of Microscan plastics are recyclable through minimum use of glue, coatings and inserts.

For additional information on Microscan products and RoHS/WEEE compliance, please contact Shelae Howden at 425-226-5700. 

Shelae Howden
Media Relations
(425) 226-5700, ext.1184

Microscan Systems, Inc.
1201 SW 7th Street
Renton, WA 98055


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