The following documents are products of the DfE Lead-Free Solder Partnership and provide information from the life-cycle evaluation of lead-free solders as alternatives to tin-lead solder currently used in electronics. Individual chapters from the final report are also available.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Solders in Electronics: A Life-Cycle Assessment (PDF)(472 pp, 17 MB, August 2005, EPA-744-R-05-001)
- Solders in Electronics: A Life-Cycle Assessment Fact Sheet (PDF)(2 pp, 142 K)
- Solders in Electronics: A Life-Cycle Assessment Summary (PDF)(51 pp, 4 MB)