January 1, 2016
EUROPEAN UNION REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, AUTHORIZATION AND RESTRICTION OF CHEMICALS (REACH) STATEMENT
REACH compliance is dependent on meeting the requirements of Annex XVII: Restrictions on the Manufacture, Placing on the Market and Use of certain Dangerous Substance, Mixtures and Articles (105 substances), as well as the identification of any Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), in accordance with REACH Annex XV.
RAF certifies that the products manufactured at our facility do not contain more than 0.1% w/w of any of the 169 listed Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) (latest update 06-20-2016), or any of the restricted substances covered by Annex XVII, (latest update 5-15-2012) as of the date of publication of this document, with the exception of cadmium plated parts (-1, -2 & -3 plating codes).
RAF will continue to monitor the status of the Restricted and Candidate lists as part of our ongoing compliance activities, including the possible need under article 33 of REACH to inform product recipients if an article contains more than 0.1% w/w per article of any substance that is added to the SVHC candidate list in the future.
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.