May 20, 2002
We, FUJITSU TEN LIMITED (Head office: Kobe, President: Takamitsu Tsuchimoto, Capital: 5.3 billion yen) market ECLIPSE brand new products which are the car AV products using lead-free solder for the main print circuit boards inside from July 1 this year. With the conversion of print board solder to lead-free, we are promoting introduction of lead-free components and planning to make all our new products lead-free by the end of 2005.
We position the preservation of the global
environment as a key management issue
positively deploying activities for
purpose. Especially, concerning on
to the environmental aspect of our
we have realized stopping using various
materials from our products, such as
or cyan contained materials, and specific
bromine contained frame retardant by
the assessment system in production
the environmental point of view in
as well as by realizing the total abolition
of use of ozone destructive materials
the manufacturing process.
As for lead-free solder adoption, we have
been promoting the development of lead-free
solder material and relative manufacturing
method since 1995 that can realize
reliability under the severe environmental
condition such as products* installation
on automobiles. This results in leading
our adoption of lead-free solder for
first time to soldering of the main
boards in ECLIPSE product (AVN3302D
a product incorporating audio visual
and DVD navigation system altogether.
We have intended to convert all of our print
circuit boards used in all brand new
manufactured by FUJITSU TEN group companies
to those with lead-free solder by 2003.
promoting this conversion, we will
the use of lead-free solder to our
one by one, while promoting the adoption
of components not containing lead.
are planning to make all our new products
completely lead-free by the end of
In the new ECLIPSE products sold in July,
there are other three models besides
model using lead-free solder, "AVN8802D",
"AVN7702D" and "AVN5502D"
which are also unified products incorporating
AV equipment and DVD navigation system
40 % or more light weighted than existing
models. We market these four green
(*) in this July.
We promote sales of these green products
by means of indicating "Eco-Label",
which includes the symbol mark for
product (popularly called "green
and product environmental property
on the catalogues or product packages
(*) Green Products
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