These substances are restricted as per the HP General Specification for the Environment (GSE).
HP communicates materials restrictions to its design teams and to its manufacturing suppliers through the GSE, which prohibits or restricts the use of certain substances in HP products and manufacturing processes. The GSE is integrated into the HP product development process and into supplier contracts as part of the company’s standard contractual terms and conditions.
To learn more about the HP General Specification for the Environment program, see http://www.hp.com/go/sustainability_gse
To obtain a copy of the HP Batteries Directive position statement, see http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/getpdf.aspx/c05227202.pdf.