Noble Fidelity Attaché Series Loudspeakers are RoHS Compliant.
Many Americans are unaware of RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances), in short:
The RoHS Directive bans the placing on the European Market (EU) certain electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed upon levels of Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Hexavalent Chromium, Polybrominated Biphenyl and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether, effective July 1st 2006.
The European Union is leading the RoHS charge globally while California seems to be leading it in the United States. Visit the State of California webpage: http://www.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp A search there for "RoHS" will return several California State articles concerning pollution & hazardous waste matters.
For your State of interest, using your search engine of choice, execute a web search e.g.: "rohs massachusetts". Most searches will return insightful results pursuant to RoHS.
Hazardous Substances and maximum levels thereof allowed under RoHS:
Clicking on the above named substances link to Toxicological Profiles and Public Health Statements of each.
Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Hexavalent Chromium are heavy metals.
Polybrominated Biphenyl and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether are flame retardants used in plastic.
"It is every citizen's responsibility, individual and corporate, to curb pollution of the planet and further, to actively move toward eliminating it. We are proud to participate globally in an ecologically responsible manner."
"I want Britain to be a leading player in this coming green industrial revolution."
United States of America progress on eWaste / RoHS legislation:
Enacted Laws by State:
Pending Legislation by State:
British Government Websites of interest:
California Government Website of interest:
University of California document of interest: