December 31, 2012

Parts manufactured by RAF Electronic Hardware meet the specific requirements of the EU directive (Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment) for the following banned substances:

Cadmium (Cd)
Mercury (Hg)
Polybrominated Biphenyl (PBB)
Lead (Pb) (per exemption 6)
Hexavalent Chromium
Polybrominated Diphenyl ether (PBDE)

RAF Electronic Hardware would like to state that parts manufactured out of our aluminum, brass and steel are compliant under the EU RoHS Directive per exemption 6 — lead as an alloying element.

Parts manufactured out of stainless steel, nylon, phenolic and teflon are fully compliant with the directive and do not contain any deca-BDE or any other substances restricted by this directive.

Also, all of our plating codes are RoHS complaint with the following exemptions:

-1 (Cadmium Commercial)
-2 (Cadmium Clear Chromate)
-3 (Cadmium Yellow Chromate)
-6 (Gold Iridite)
-9 (Alodine 1200)
-27(Electro Tin Solder)

You can be assured that we here at RAF will be able to insure a continuous flow of product and continue to maintain a high level of service to our customers.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us immediately at


Julia Stein
Quality Control Manager
RAF Electronic Hardware

A pdf version of our compliance statement on RAF letterhead is available.