It doesthis by restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in EEE that can besubstituted by safer alternatives. These restricted substances include heavymetals, flame retardants, or plasticizers.
TheDirective promotes the recyclability of EEE, as EEE and its components thathave become waste contain fewer hazardous substances. At the same time, itensures a level playing field for manufacturers and importers of EEE in theEuropean market.
Producerswho comply with these principles and wish to create a competitive advantage forthemselves by applying to a certification body RoHS Certificate demand. Havingthis certificate of course adds a lot of value to the manufacturers.
Â· Â· Â· Â· Â· It hasachieved a significant competitive advantage both at home and abroad.