About Avocent

Environmental Policy

Identifying Environmental Marks

The RoHS directive has taken effect in July 2006 and requires elimination of six substances from products: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE). The directive goes hand-in-hand with the WEEE (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive which requires a recycling plan for electrical products that are sold in Europe.

The RoHS Mark
The WEEE Mark
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Avocent products that are RoHS-compliant carry a RoHS mark in two locations: on the bottom of the appliance chassis and on the overpack carton as shown below.

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