RESTRICTIONS ON PRODUCT USE
• Toshiba Corporation, and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “TOSHIBA”), reserve the right to make changes to the information
in this document, and related hardware, software and systems (collectively “Product”) without notice.
• This document and any information herein may not be reproduced without prior written permission from TOSHIBA. Even with
TOSHIBA’s written permission, reproduction is permissible only if reproduction is without alteration/omission.
• Though TOSHIBA works continually to improve Product’s quality and reliability, Product can malfunction or fail. Customers are
responsible for complying with safety standards and for providing adequate designs and safeguards for their hardware, software and
systems which minimize risk and avoid situations in which a malfunction or failure of Product could cause loss of human life, bodily
injury or damage to property, including data loss or corruption. Before creating and producing designs and using, customers must
also refer to and comply with (a) the latest versions of all relevant TOSHIBA information, including without limitation, this document,
the specifications, the data sheets and application notes for Product and the precautions and conditions set forth in the “TOSHIBA
Semiconductor Reliability Handbook” and (b) the instructions for the application that Product will be used with or for. Customers are
solely responsible for all aspects of their own product design or applications, including but not limited to (a) determining the
appropriateness of the use of this Product in such design or applications; (b) evaluating and determining the applicability of any
information contained in this document, or in charts, diagrams, programs, algorithms, sample application circuits, or any other
referenced documents; and (c) validating all operating parameters for such designs and applications. TOSHIBA ASSUMES NO
LIABILITY FOR CUSTOMERS’ PRODUCT DESIGN OR APPLICATIONS.
• Product is intended for use in general electronics applications (e.g., computers, personal equipment, office equipment, measuring
equipment, industrial robots and home electronics appliances) or for specific applications as expressly stated in this document.
Product is neither intended nor warranted for use in equipment or systems that require extraordinarily high levels of quality and/or
reliability and/or a malfunction or failure of which may cause loss of human life, bodily injury, serious property damage or serious
public impact (“Unintended Use”). Unintended Use includes, without limitation, equipment used in nuclear facilities, equipment used
in the aerospace industry, medical equipment, equipment used for automobiles, trains, ships and other transportation, traffic signaling
equipment, equipment used to control combustions or explosions, safety devices, elevators and escalators, devices related to electric
power, and equipment used in finance-related fields. Do not use Product for Unintended Use unless specifically permitted in this
• Do not disassemble, analyze, reverse-engineer, alter, modify, translate or copy Product, whether in whole or in part.
• Product shall not be used for or incorporated into any products or systems whose manufacture, use, or sale is prohibited under any
applicable laws or regulations.
• The information contained herein is presented only as guidance for Product use. No responsibility is assumed by TOSHIBA for any
infringement of patents or any other intellectual property rights of third parties that may result from the use of Product. No license to
any intellectual property right is granted by this document, whether express or implied, by estoppel or otherwise.
• ABSENT A WRITTEN SIGNED AGREEMENT, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THE RELEVANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
FOR PRODUCT, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW, TOSHIBA (1) ASSUMES NO LIABILITY
WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR
LOSS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITIES, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND
LOSS OF DATA, AND (2) DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO
SALE, USE OF PRODUCT, OR INFORMATION, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF INFORMATION, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
• GaAs (Gallium Arsenide) is used in Product. GaAs is harmful to humans if consumed or absorbed, whether in the form of dust or
vapor. Handle with care and do not break, cut, crush, grind, dissolve chemically or otherwise expose GaAs in Product.
• Do not use or otherwise make available Product or related software or technology for any military purposes, including without
limitation, for the design, development, use, stockpiling or manufacturing of nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons or missile
technology products (mass destruction weapons). Product and related software and technology may be controlled under the
Japanese Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law and the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Export and re-export of Product
or related software or technology are strictly prohibited except in compliance with all applicable export laws and regulations.
• Please contact your TOSHIBA sales representative for details as to environmental matters such as the RoHS compatibility of Product.
Please use Product in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations that regulate the inclusion or use of controlled substances,
including without limitation, the EU RoHS Directive. TOSHIBA assumes no liability for damages or losses occurring as a result of
noncompliance with applicable laws and regulations.