Environmental Compatibility

Elektrisola enamelled copper wire products conform to the standards set forth in EU Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances), EU Directive 2002/96/EC (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and EU Directive 2003/11/EC (Prohibition of PentaBDE & OctaBDE) and REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals). Independent analysis is available for all RoHS regulated substances.


RoHS Conformance Certified by Plants

All Elektrisola plants certify, that their products meet the Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) as specified in the EU directive 2002/95/EC, and the other aforementioned environmental standards.

The respective certificates can be viewed or downloaded here:


Laboratory Analysis Results by Enamel / Wire Types

Elektrisola Wire Types are subject to independent laboratory analysis for hazardous materials repeatedly. The test results prove the environmental compatibility of Elektrisola products.  

The laboratory analysis results are composed of the results for the conductor material and the results for the base enamel, a top coat and a selfbonding varnish where applicable.


Base enamel:

Top coat:

Selfbonding enamel:


REACH Correspondance Certified by Plants

Although enamelled wire is not required to be listed by REACH, the European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use, all Elektrisola plants certify, that their enamelled wire products contain less than 0.1% of  the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) published by ECHA, the European Chemical Agency.

The respective certificates can be viewed or downloaded here: