Bourns Potentiometers - L suffix information

Bourns Pot

What is the difference between the Bourns Inc Potentiometers 3852A-282-502A and 3852A-282-502AL?

The L suffix means the part is RoHS compliant.
The part number without the L suffix would not be RoHS Compliant.

The information can be found on page 5 of the datasheet. Click here for the datasheet