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The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) is an EU initiative to protect the environment by reducing the amount of electrical equipment going into landfill sites.


The WEEE Directive was introduced on 1st July 2007 – WEEE Day. AXICON undertakes its responsibility as both a Producer and a Distributor to dispose of these goods in line with European legislation. Axicon registration number : WEE/EE4236XX


Axicon will work with our distributors & customers who request assistance with treatment, recovery, recycling and environmentally sound disposal of any of its products.



Axicon undertake responsibility for the following Equipment:


  •  5000 Series Verifiers & all Accessories.
  •  6000 Series Barcode Verifiers
  •  6500 Series Barcode Verifiers
  •  7000 Series Barcode Verifiers
  •  9000 series data Capture Unit
  •  PV-1000 Portable Verifier
  •  PV-1072 Portable Verifier
  •  12000 series 2D Barcode Verifiers
  •  15000 series 2D Barcode Verifier


Part of Axicon's obligation as a producer/distributor is to offer a take back scheme and we have partnered with all our distributors to fulfill these obligations for Axicon and the disposal of WEEE.


The R.O.H.S directive (Restriction of the use of Hazardous Substances)


The first RoHS Directive, (also known as EU Directive 2002/95/EG), came into effect on July 1st 2006 in Europe. This has been amended over the years, and the current directive is Directive 2011/65/EU as amended by Directive 2015/863, and Directive  2017/2102.


The RoHS directive now mandates that electrical and electronic products put into the European market within EU states shall contain restrictive levels of the following substances:


  • Lead (0,1 %)
  • Mercury (0,1 %)
  • Cadmium (0,01 %)
  • Hexavalent chromium (0,1 %)
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) (0,1 %)
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) (0,1 %)
  • Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (0,1 %)
  • Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) (0,1 %)
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (0,1 %)
  • Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (0,1 %)
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Axicon Auto ID is a world leader in barcode verification, having developed and manufactured our own range of verifiers since 1989. Axicon barcode verifiers are used to measure the quality of linear and matrix barcodes, on all levels of product packaging.




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