REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical Substances

REACH is an initiative in Europe to gather information on all chemicals used in Europe and potentially restrict the use of hazardous chemicals across all industries.Belden is committed to meeting all of the legal requirements under REACH.The candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) is ever changing. Download the latest REACH Declaration. To find out more about the REACH regulation, visit the European Commission's REACH website.


Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

Belden strives consistently stay ahead of the curve on the government RoHS regulations. To check compliance on a specific Belden part number, enter the part number in the search area of the eCatalog. Each RoHS-compliant product also offers the option of printing a product-specific RoHS certificate. The information is also available on the Belden RoHS Part Number List [PDF / Excel]. More information on Reach can be found on the RoHS White Paper.

Belden Connectivity maintains product compliance status for Restriction on Hazardous Substances in the International markets such as China and Europe.

Product literature, information and labels are updated according to China RoHS.

September 2012 - RoHS II Letter

Global Environmental Product Requirements

In order to meet global environmental product requirements – in part specified by the European Union's Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, the European Union's End-of-Life Vehicle Directive (ELV), the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, California Proposition 65, and China RoHS – Belden has developed a restricted materials specification to encompass all raw materials, parts, components or products that are ultimately incorporated into Belden product.

You can contact us for specific materials compliance information for Belden products or call Customer Service at 1-800-BELDEN-1.