Compliance with China Ministry of Information Industry’s RoHS Directive


In response to the China Ministry of Information Industry’s (“MII”), “Management Methods for Controlling Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products Regulation,” better known as “China RoHS,” Avid Technology, Inc. (“Avid”) has adopted the following compliance protocols:

China RoHS

  • Products, which are (a) manufactured by or exclusively for Avid after March 1, 2007; (b) sold by Avid or its authorized distributors or resellers; and (c) shipped to Mainland China, will be labeled according to SJ/T 11364—2006 Marking for Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products.”
  • Avid products that contain one or more of the six restricted materials above the Maximum Concentration Values (“MCV”) as per SJ/T 11363-2006 Requirements for Concentration Limits for Certain Hazardous Substances in Electronic Information Products,” which are (a) manufactured by or exclusively for Avid or its divisions and subsidiaries after March 1, 2007; (b) sold by Avid; and (c) shipped to Mainland China, will be labeled with an Environmentally Friendly Use Period (“EFUP”) label using EFUP 10 (see fig 1 below).  Avid products that are within the MCV limits for the six restricted substances will be labeled with the “E” Environmentally Friendly label (see fig 2 below).
  • As per China RoHS requirements, Avid has created a Materials Disclosure Table (MDT) that indicates where restricted substances above the MCV may be found. Please click here for a copy of Avid’s China RoHS MDT.
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More information on our compliance in Europe can be found on our here.