RoHS Compliance & FAQ

Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS, RoHS II, & RoHS III)

Certificate of Compliance

Dear Eastern Screw Customers,

Please be advised that all products which Eastern Screw Company manufactures, stocks and distributes for sale including all imports both domestic and international are compliant with the European Union Directive 2002/95/EC, 2011/65/EU, Directive 2015/863 Reduction of Hazardous Substances, and July, 2019, Electrical and Electronics Equipment.

The RoHS directive aims to restrict particular dangerous substances commonly used in electronic equipment. This includes ten (10) restricted chemicals, specifically; Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (Hex-Cr), Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB), Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE), Bis (2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP), Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP). Maximum levels allowed are 1000ppm with Mercury and Cadmium being 100ppm.

The RoHS directive currently includes products that fall into categories 1 thru 11 which represent various types of Consumer Goods defined in the rule. Exempt from this directive are military equipment and certain industrial tools. We will continue to monitor the proposed and published updated versions of the rule to ensure the information contained above remains current and accurate. Any changes in status will be documented.

This determination is based upon information from sources which Allesco Industries, Inc. find reliable. The information is provided without representation or warranty, expressed or implied regarding accuracy or correctness. RoHS compliant material may be specifically tested for the presence of the chemicals noted above by the supplier at a cost to the customer, if required for a specific application.

Please go to for further information regarding this directive.

If you require any additional assistance regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Frankie L. Parillo

Director, Quality and Compliance

Eastern Screw Company a subsidiary of

Allesco Industries, Inc.