LEDs now RoHS compliant

Paul Boughton

Philips Lumileds Lighting Company gas announced the release of red, red-orange and amber SuperFlux LEDs that are fully compliant with the EU RoHS (Restriction of the use of Hazardous Substances) Directive that comes in to force across Europe from 1 July 2006.

The availability of these parts will enable automotive manufacturers and other SuperFlux users to meet the new environmental standards.

Each of the new SuperFlux lead-free products has a unique part number and features the same form factor, performance and pricing with full backward compatibility

New wave-solder profiles must be observed as shown in data sheet DS55 posted at the company's web site. All previous SuperFlux parts remain available to the worldwide market.

For more information, visit www.philipslumileds.com

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