RoHS Declaration

PassMark Software hereby certifies that all our products are in compliance with the European Union Directives 2002/95/EC & 2015/863/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 3)

Based on information provided to us by our suppliers, to the best of our knowledge, PassMark products do not contain any of the identified substances in excess of the allowable Maximum Concentration Values (MCV).

REACH Compliance

Under the definition of the REACH regulations 1907/2006/EC, PassMark Software is a producer of “articles”. REACH requires article suppliers to inform recipients if an article contains a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) in excess of the specified value.

Based on the material content information provided to us by our suppliers, to the best of our knowledge, PassMark products do not contain any of the 219 chemicals identified on the current SVHC Candidate List published by ECHA in excess of the specified percentages.

Proposition 65 (California)

As of August 2018 the State of California has changed the requirements of the Proposition 65 (Prop 65) law. We now must list on our website any possible chemicals the can cause cancer, birth defects or reproductive problems. There are around 1000 substances on this list, including common items such as wood, alcohol & gasoline.

As far as we are currently aware, there is no significant risk level for our products in reasonable usage scenerios. But the testing for trace levels of 1000 chemicals required to confirm this is beyond the resources for a small company.

What follows are examples of what chemicals could conceivably be in our products:
- The very common plastics, ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) and MABS (Methyl methacrylate-Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) contains styrene. This is the same plastic as used in Lego and 1000s of other products. But it is on the Prop 65 list.
- PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) wire insulation on cables can contain Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) for flexibility
- Electrolytic capacitors can contain Ethylene glycol
- Aluminium, steel, nickel and gold used on cable connectors, heatsinks & enclosures may contain trace levels of heavy metals. Our suppliers claim this is not the case, but we haven't confirmed this with independent testing.

To put it simply, we are a small company and do not have the resources to test every single part, so out of an abundance of caution, treat everything as hazardous. Please recycle all electronic parts responsibly and under no circumstance eat, drink or smoke these parts and wash your hands after touching!