Definition of Cypress Flash Memory "Pb-free (Lead-free)" Packages - KBA203660

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    Translation - Japanese: サイプレス フラッシュ メモリ Pbフリー(鉛フリー)パッケージの定義 - KBA203660 - Community Translated (JA)

     

    Question:

    What is the definition of Cypress Flash Memory "Pb-free (lead-free)" packages?

     

    Answer:

    Cypress Pb-free memory packages use solder and other materials that have a maximum of 0.1% Pb (percent by weight). This is the definition proposed in September 2003 by the EU for Directive 2002/95/EC on the restriction of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS). It is also the maximum allowable concentration for Pb found in EU Directive 2000/53/EC for vehicle end of life and is the definition most commonly being provided by our customers.