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RoHS and Green Compliance

Lead (Pb)–Free and Green Position Statement

The Western Design Center, Inc. (WDC), a pioneer in the licensing of microprocessor Intellectual Property and supplier of 65xx technology, is committed to achieving full compliance with the European Union RoHS Initiative and the Japan Green Procurement Standard Survey Initiative (JGPSSI).

WDC is moving forward with our efforts toward full compliance by working with our manufacturer and packaging company, and plan to be in full compliance by the July 1, 2006 deadline.

WDC defines Pb–Free to be products that do not contain the following six substances, as defined in the RoHS initiative.
  • Lead
  • Cadmium
  • Mercury
  • Hexavalent Chromium
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)
WDC defines "Green" product to be RoHS compliant (Pb–Free), as well as free of materials in the JGPSSI, including Antimony, Bromine and Arsenic.

Part Number Designation for Green Parts

All of WDC’s Green parts will have a ‘G’ in the part number to designate that it is Green/RoHS compliant, as shown in the following example:

Manufacturing Information

WDC currently uses Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) as their FAB. The following WDC devices are manufactured by TSMC in FAB 2:
Production lines in FAB 2 are both RoHS and Green compliant. See the following documents indicating TSMCs compliance.
TSMC Certificate of Compliance TSMC Sony Green Partner Certificate

Previously, WDC devices were manufactured by Sanyo Semiconductor Corporation. All devices manufactured at Sanyo are both RoHS and Green compliant. WDC still has stock on wafers for the following devices manufactured by Sanyo:

Sanyo Certificate of Compliance      Sanyo Green Information     Sanyo Environmental Policy

Packaging Information

Plastic Dual–In–Line (PDIP) and Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier (PLCC) packaging service is provided by GTK through Progate Group Corporation (PGC). GTK’s packaging service is RoHS and Green compliant.

Pb–Free and Green Roadmap/Device Availability

W65C02SxTPG–14Currently Available
W65C02SxTPLG–14Currently Available
W65C134SxPLG–8Currently Available
W65C21SxTPG–14Currently Available
W65C21SxTPLG–14 Currently Available
W65C21NxTPG–14 Currently Available
W65C21NxTPLG–14 Currently Available
W65C22SxTPG–14Currently Available
W65C22SxTPLG–14Currently Available
W65C22NxTPG–14Currently Available
W65C22NxTPLG–14Currently Available
W65C265SxPLG–8Currently Available
W65C51SxTPG–4Engineering Sample
W65C816SxPG–14Currently Available
W65C816SxPLG–14Currently Available
RoHS Green Compliant Parts

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