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Cypress Environmental Compliance (RoHS, REACH, Halogen Free and Conflict Minerals)

RoHS, Green and Environmental Information

Cypress Semiconductor proactively manages Lead Free, RoHS, REACH and Halogen Free ("Green") programs to meet customer's requirements, as well as legislative requirements.

RoHS: Cypress Lead-Free semiconductor products and solutions meet the requirements of the Directive (EU) 2015/863 and the China RoHS directive. These products, designated with an "X" at the end of the ordering part number, are RoHS compliant, and do not contain the six restricted substances (Lead, Mercury, Hexavalent Chromium, Cadmium, PBB and PBDE) and 4 Phthalates substances (Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), and Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) beyond the allowable limits. Cypress solutions such as development kits have an RoHS compliant symbol on the label or insert.

Cypress standard (Leaded) products are RoHS 5 - they may contain traces of Pb in concentrations >1000ppm, but meet the allowable limits for the rest of the substances.

REACH: REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals and entered into force on 1 June 2007. Most Cypress Lead-Free products and solutions are compliant with the REACH regulation no. 1907/2006/EC of the European Parliament. which has a list of Very High Concern (SVHC) materials based on the Candidate of List of Substances available at https://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table. If a Cypress product contains an SVHC substance exceeding the 0.1% w/w, Cypress will disclose this information by part number upon customer request.

Cypress is an article producer (semiconductor product and solutions). Cypress does not manufacture in Europe and does not import chemicals into Europe. Cypress is not a substance or preparation producer per REACH definitions. Cypress is not required to pre-register with REACH.

Halogen Free ("Green"): A majority of Cypress's product portfolio is available in Halogen Free (Green) versions. Please contact your Cypress sales representative for additional information on status and availability by part number.

RoHS analysis data in IPC-1752 format is available for download on the Cypress website https://www.cypress.com, in the "Quality and RoHS " section of the individual product pages.

Cypress manages a regular schedule to update the RoHS / REACH status of Cypress's product portfolio to the latest listing / batch of restricted substances and provides documentation of the most current analysis upon request.

Cypress continues to support a limited amount of leaded (standard) product to meet customer requirements. Please contact your Cypress sales representative for additional information on status and availability by part number.

Conflict Minerals: Cypress supports the goals and objectives of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which aims to prevent the use of conflict minerals that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or an adjoining country (as defined in the Act). Conflict minerals include: columbite-tantalite (coltan) (i.e., tantalum), cassiterite (i.e.tin), gold, wolframite (i.e., tungsten) and their derivatives, and may be expanded to include any other mineral and their derivatives determined by the U.S. Secretary of State to be financing the DRC conflict. See complete conflict mineral policy below.

Request Cypress' Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT)

For a copy of Cypress' current CMRT, either create a request through MyCases (starting at the My Account link above) or send an email request to brett.davis@cypress.com and qacs_team@cypress.com.

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