January 1, 2016
EUROPEAN UNION REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, AUTHORIZATION AND RESTRICTION OF CHEMICALS (REACH) STATEMENT
RAF Electronic Hardware is aware of the REACH Regulation (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation, EC 1907/2006), the European Union regulation that is intended to regulate the use and importation of chemicals and substances into the European Union.
As a manufacturer of “articles” which do not intentionally release chemical substances, RAF Electronic Hardware is not subject to the REACH regulation’s registration requirements.
Products manufactured by RAF Electronic Hardware do not contain REACH SVHC* (Substances of Very High Concern) materials in excess of 0.1% by weight except for cadmium (which may be found in certain parts with a -1, -2 or -3 finish). If parts do contain cadmium in a concentration greater than 0.1% by weight the Customer will be notified.
RAF will continue to work closely with our Customers and Suppliers to ensure compliance with all requirements of the REACH Regulations.
*This declaration includes the REACH SVHC chemicals identified through Dec 17, 2015.
A pdf version of our REACH statement on RAF letterhead.