Oracle's Use of Potentially Harmful Substances


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Oracle is committed to minimizing the potentially harmful substances used in developing and manufacturing our products. In addition to complying with all applicable substance legislation worldwide, Oracle has initiated efforts to remove and/or reduce other potentially hazardous substances from the design and manufacture of our products. Among legislation Oracle complies with, or intends to comply with, are:

  • European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive 2011/65/EU and any future amendments, addenda and decisions as applicable by the required implementation dates.
    • Oracle products that comply with the Directive are marked with the EU CE Mark.
  • China's Management Methods for Controlling Pollution by Electronic Information Products (Ministry of Information Industry Order #39)
  • South Korea's Act for Resource Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Vehicles
  • South Korea Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals (K-REACH) adopted April 2013 and entering into force 01 Jan 2015.
  • India E-waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2018

Oracle also closely tracks the developments regarding the European Union's Regulation No. 1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). Oracle's current position on EU REACH is available for download below.

Oracle strives to achieve the highest standards for all of our products, regardless of where they are made or sold. All newly designed products released by Oracle conform to applicable global substance restrictions and bans in force at the time of their release.


Oracle continues to follow developments in global harmful substance legislation and intends to comply with legal requirements as implemented.

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