RoHS Compliant Monolithic Devices:
All monolithic devices are RoHS compliant.

RoHS Compliant Hybrid Devices
All hybrid devices and open frame devices are RoHS compliant in both standard and A grades unless otherwise listed below. For VRE models, devices are compliant in all grades (e.g. for VRE102; the VRE102C, VRE102CA, VRE102M and VRE102MA are all compliant).

Non-RoHS Compliant Hybrid Devices
“M” and “M/883” grade hybrids (e.g. PA02M, PA02M/833) are not RoHS compliant with the exception of VRE models.  In addition, the PA03, PA12A-S and SA50CE models are not offered in a RoHS compliant version.

Accessories Compliance Status
All thermal washers, mating sockets and heatsinks are RoHS compliant with the exception of HS24, MS06 and MS11.  All Evaluation Kits (EK’s) are not RoHS compliant.

Additional Information Regarding RoHS Compliance

  1. Due to the high power performance technology of Apex Microtechnology products, a significant number of customer applications may fall under one of several application specific exemptions such as military equipment, large scale industrial tools and large scale fixed installations.  Customer applications may also not fall into one of the 10 categories of EEE currently regulated under RoHS/WEEE.Please refer to websites such as for specific details regarding these exemptions.

  2. At this time, Apex Microtechnology anticipates that product models will remain non-compliant due to physical or customer requirements. These models include PA03, PA03A, SA50CE, M/883 compliant devices, and ‘M’ grade devices (except for VRE series M grade products).

  3. Apex Microtechnology understands the lead and cadmium used in thickfilm hybrid applications and in the VRE/SWR series are exempt per points 7(c)-I and 8b respectively of the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU and its amendment 2015/863/EU.

  4. Apex Microtechnology understands the lead in the solder used in the DF, HU, and HR packages is exempt per point 7(a) of the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU and its amendment 2015/863/EU.

Apex Microtechnology will continue to pursue reasonable steps in providing representative and accurate information regarding product compliance with the RoHS Directive. Certification is based upon statements provided by our suppliers at the time of purchase.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, Apex Microtechnology shall not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or any other exemplary damages arising out of the information provided herein, or arising out of its provision of non-RoHS compliant electronic products or materials.

Apex shall support the compilation and reporting of RoHS Compliance, e.g., certificates and survey’s; however, a current and or existing Purchase Order is requested. For new products, please contact the Apex Microtechnology Regional Sales Manager so that your request will be acknowledged and supported in parallel of the development activities.