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I still get asked about lead in solder and when and where it can be used.   


There is no restriction on the sale of lead based solder as there are many excluded sectors that still can, and do, use it. If it is used for repairs, it is up to the repairer to ensure that they do not use parts and materials that contain RoHS substances when they are repairing equipment that was in scope of the RoHS Directive when that equipment was placed on the EU market.


It is the responsibility of the party placing the lead solder on the market to ensure that the recipient knows that it contains lead but not how the user chooses to use it.



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