EU RoHS Statement

China RoHS Compliance Statement

EU WEEE Compliance

Under the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and implementing regulations, when customers buy new electrical and electronic equipment from Waters they are entitled to:

  • send old equipment for recycling on a one-for-one, like-for-like basis (this varies depending on the country)
  • send the new equipment back for recycling when this ultimately becomes waste

Instructions to both customers and recyclers/treatment facilities wishing to obtain disassembly information are provided by following the links below.


If you are a customer wanting to know more about recycling a Waters product, please choose your country from the list to the left.


As part of compliance with the WEEE Directive, Waters provides recycling information on request for all types of new equipment put on the market in Europe after August 13th 2005.

Please email with the following details for the product for which you would like to receive recycling information:

  • Model number of Waters product
  • Your company name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address