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Hazardous Substance Policies

Achieving Green Supply Chain Management

Protecting the health of humanity is imperative to Moxa. To reduce the impact of hazardous substances on humanity, Moxa follows the Green Product Management System (GPMS), to monitor hazardous substances throughout our supply chain. We always comply with local and international hazardous substance regulations.


Rotterdam Convention

The Rotterdam Convention is a multilateral treaty to promote shared responsibilities in relation to the importation of hazardous chemicals. The convention was adopted on September 10, 1998, and entered into force on February 24, 2004.


Montreal Protocol

The Montreal Protocol is an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are responsible for ozone depletion. It was agreed on September 16, 1987, and entered into force on January 1, 1989.


RoHS 2

To ensure our products meet the latest RoHS standards, we have an active compliance program that extends to our key suppliers to guarantee that certain environmentally harmful materials are not used in the manufacturing of our products.


Declaration of Compliance

EU Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Moxa’s products are in compliance with the POPs Regulation and do not contain substances subject to prohibitions listed in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021.


The aim of REACH is to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risk of certain chemical substances. We are committed to guaranteeing that Moxa products and accessories are fully compliant with European Regulation (EC) 1907/2006.


Declaration of Compliance


Moxa has taken early action to ensure all products have been designed and manufactured in compliance with the EU Directive 757/2010/EC on the restriction of the use of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in electronic components.



The goal of WEEE is to improve the environmental performance of all entities involved in the lifecycle of electrial and electronic equipment. All Moxa products carry the logo of WEEE to guarantee that they are compliant with the WEEE regulations with regard to the reuse, recycling, and final disposal of waste.



EU Regulation for Packaging

As of December 20, 1994, EU Directive 94/62/EC provides for measures aimed at limiting the production of packaging waste and promoting recycling, reuse, and other forms of waste recovery. It restricts the use of certain heavy metals in packaging (Hg, Pb, Cr6+, Cd) with the goal of protecting the environment from hazardous substances and materials.


EU Regulation for Batteries

EU Directive 2006/66/EC on waste batteries and accumulators (the “battery directive”), in effect since September 26, 2008, is intended to minimize the impact of waste batteries and accumulators on the environment and human health.



China RoHS 2

China RoHS 2 requires manufacturers to restrict the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products (EEP) and disclose hazardous substances contained in these products. The regulation has been in effect since July 1, 2016.


Statement Declaration of Compliance

Vertical Market


Moxa can provide the UNIFE Declaration to specific products in accordance with the RISL (Railway Industry Substance List), designed for the railway industry by the Union of European Railway Industries (UNIFE).


Moxa’s specific products comply with the hazardous material requirements of APPENDIX 1 in RESOLUTION MEPC.269(68) of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships 2009 and ANNEX in REGULATION (EU) No 1257/2013, and we can provide Material Declaration (MD) and Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC).


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