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The thirteenth edition of the SS-00259 for general use was released on March 1, 2014. The new edition will be enforced on April 1, 2014. All the parts, materials, and other articles that are procured by the Sony group, or by third parties need to satisfy the criteria specified in this standard. Seven new substances have been added to the list of “Environment-related substances to be controlled”,

including:

Substance
level
Criteria/threshold levels
Effective date of the ban on the delivery
Tris(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) phosphate (TCPP)
Level 1

More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts

April 1, 2014
Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP)
Sulfur hexafluoride(SF6)
Level 1
Intentionally added Banned
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and individual salts and esters of PFOA
Level 1
More than 1 μg/m2 of the coated material April 1, 2014
More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts
Level 2
More than 1 μg/m2 of the coated material July 1, 2015
More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
Level 2
More than 1 ppm (or 0.0001 wt%) of the material July 1, 2015
Trixylyl phosphate (TXP)
Level 3
More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts --
Dipentyl phthalate (DPP)
Level 3
More than 1000 ppm (or 0.1 wt%) of the parts --

Compared with 12th edition, new edition set made ​​relevant amendments for Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, Dibutyl phthalate, Benzyl butyl phthalate, Diisobutyl phthalate. It shall be noted that the effective dates of the ban on the delivery are different according to different products. Please follow the official version for more detailed requirements on the official website. 

Information Source: SONY SS-00259

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