Environment

Environmental Policy/Mission Statement

XinaBox is committed to minimizing the impact of our operations on the environment and to abiding by all applicable and relevant national and international environmental laws and regulations. To accomplish this XinaBox will maintain an Environmental Management System that will:

  • Include Efforts to Maximize the Efficient Use of Corporate Resources, Prevent Pollution, and Reduce Waste.
  • Increase Environmental Awareness Among Customers, Suppliers, and Employees.
  • Be Fully Supported and Reviewed Annually by Executive Management.
  • Monitor and Assure Compliance to all National and International Laws and Regulations.
  • Identify and Monitor Key Environmental Metrics.
  • Provide Continuous Improvement.

RoHS Statement

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XinaBox is aware of and supports the European Union’s RoHS2 Directive 2011/65/EU. XinaBox is able to provide information and documentation made available to us by the manufacturers regarding the material content of the product we sell or the manufacturing processes used to make these products.

XinaBox will display RoHS statuses on our website, quotes, pack lists and invoices. 

This part is RoHS compliant.RoHS Compliant - These parts are compliant with the RoHS 2011/65/EU Directive – including parts that are compliant under an exemption as part of the directive.

This part is RoHS non-compliant.RoHS Non-Compliant - These parts are not compliant with the 2011/65/EU Directive.

RoHS BYEX & RoHS N/A - These parts are not subject to the RoHS directive as they fall outside of the scope. This includes most batteries, tools and development/evaluation kits/boards.

As of January 1, 2013, products listed as RoHS Compliant in our system are compliant with the RoHS 2011/65/EU Directive, to the best of our knowledge. RoHS status information supplied by XinaBox is based solely on information provided to XinaBox by the manufacturer. XinaBox is not responsible for the accuracy of this information.

XinaBox distributes a very wide selection of products, including RoHS Compliant and RoHS Non-Compliant.

Customers must take an active role in understanding environmental compliance of product and selecting products accordingly.

For additional information regarding the RoHS2 Directive, please see European Commission website.

Please direct specific questions regarding RoHS2 to environment@xinabox.cc

REACH Statement

XinaBox is aware of and supports the European Union’s REACH Regulation (EC No 1907/2006). XinaBox is able to provide information and documentation made available to us by the manufacturers regarding the material content of the product we sell or the manufacturing processes used to make these products.

We are actively surveying our suppliers to gain awareness of their compliance with the REACH Regulation.

XinaBox will display REACH status icons and dates to indicate which SVHC (substance of very high concern) update the product was identified as being compliant. The icons and explanation of the REACH statuses are explained below. A status date alongside the icon will be noted when applicable. REACH status information supplied by XinaBox is based solely on information provided to XinaBox by the manufacturer. XinaBox is not responsible for the accuracy of this information.

REACH UnaffectedREACH Unaffected - The product and its packaging does not contain any substances of very high concern (SVHCs) as identified by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

REACH AffectedREACH Affected - The product does contain a substance of very high concern (SVHC) as identified by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and may require consideration prior to ordering this part.

N/A REACH - The product has not yet been classed for REACH status.

XinaBox supplies a very wide selection of products, and not all the products we sell have a REACH status at this time.

Customers must take an active role in understanding environmental compliance of product and selecting products accordingly.

For additional information regarding the REACH Regulation, please see ECHA website.

Please direct specific questions regarding REACH to environment@xinabox.cc

California Proposition 65

XinaBox is aware of the update to the CA Prop 65 regulation that takes effect in August 2018. We are currently reviewing the updated regulations and working with our supply chain to ensure our continued compliance with all applicable CA Prop 65 regulations.

XinaBox will continue to pass on any CA Prop 65 information and warnings that the manufacturers supply to us, in compliance with the current CA Prop 65 regulation. If applicable, the CA Prop 65 Warning information will appear on the part detail page on our website, and will be passed on with the part when it ships.

Additional information regarding CA Prop 65 can be found: https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov/

Please direct specific questions regarding California Proposition 65 to environment@xinabox.cc

Conflict Minerals Statement

XinaBox is aware of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, Section 1502 regarding Conflict Minerals. Conflict Minerals include the following minerals sourced from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and surrounding countries:

  • Casserite (Tin)
  • Columbite-Tantalite (Tantalum)
  • Wolframite (Tungsten)
  • Gold

As an authorized distributor, we are able to provide the Responsible Minerals Initiative Conflict Mineral Reporting Templates (RMI CMRTs) when made available by the manufacturers.

XinaBox is unable to make any claims of material content regarding the product another company manufactures or to certify to the RMI CMRT.

Links to CMRTs from ECIA Member companies can be found: https://www.ecianow.org/industry-issues/conflict-materials/member-company-information/

Please direct specific questions regarding Conflict Minerals to environment@xinabox.cc

Mercury

XinaBox is able to provide information and documentation made available to us by the manufacturers regarding the material content of the product we sell or the manufacturing processes used to make these products.

XinaBox does not intentionally add or expose the products we sell to Mercury.

XinaBox does carry products that contain Mercury, and those products are designated as CONTAINS MERCURY on our website, quotes, pack lists and invoices and include a note regarding proper disposal.

Please direct specific questions regarding Mercury to environment@xinabox.cc

Material Composition Statement

XinaBox is able to provide information and documentation made available to us by the manufacturers regarding the material content of the product we sell or the manufacturing processes used to make these products.

Examples of Material Composition information include:
  • Full Material Declarations
  • Rare Earth Elements
  • Halogen
  • Latex
  • Red Phosphorus
  • Asbestos

Please direct specific questions regarding Material Composition to environment@xinabox.cc