Similarly to RoHS China, RoHS Taiwan, and J-Moss RoHS Japan, Korea RoHS restricts the use of 6 substances in electrical and electronic equipment, at the homogeneous materials level:
- Lead (Pb) and lead compounds
- Cadmium (Cd) and cadmium compounds
- Mercury (Hg) and mercury compounds
- Hexavalent chromium (Cr 6+)
- Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs)
- Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)
An amendment considers the additional restriction of four phthalates (BBP, DBP, DEHP, and DIBP).