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
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
"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."
— Carole Brewer, Principal Noble Fidelity, LLC
"I want Britain to be a leading player in this coming green industrial revolution."
— Rt Hon Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister UK
United States of America progress on eWaste / RoHS legislation:
British Government Websites of interest:
California Government Website of interest:
University of California document of interest: