RoHS, REACH & Conflict Minerals Statements

 

RoHS:  Restriction of Hazardous Substances

 

  1. Directive (2002/95/EC) (Link to RoHS (I))
  2. Directive (2011/65/EU) (Link to RoHS (II))  

 

REACH:  Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals  Regulation (1907/2006)  (Link to SVHC )

 

Conflict Materials: Dodd-Frank Act (SEC. 1502)  (Link to D-F Act )

           

 


 

 

RoHS

 

Fastbolt is a partner to many original equipment manufacturers that supply electric & electronic equipment to end users within the European Union and therefore governed by the RoHS directives listed above.

 

The RoHS directives specify the maximum concentrations levels of Hazardous Substances identified below that can be present in products which include electronic sub-assemblies and systems. The scope of RoHS (II) directive (2011/65/EU) applies to WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment).

 

Fastbolt’s entire inventory is controlled by lot number and each item can be traced to the manufacturer and/or supplier. This enables the segregation of RoHS and WEEE compliant material from non-compliant material.

 

Fastbolt, when requested or mandated by our customer’s contracts, purchase orders and/or drawings or specifications will certify compliance to RoHS directives and will maintain support documentation on file.

 

 

Restricted Substance (Table including Maximum concentration Levels) (Article 4 (1)-Annex II

 

 Restricted Substance

Maximum Threshold Limit

Cadmium (Cd) / Cadmium compounds

1000 ppm (0.01 % by weight)

Mercury (Hg) / Mercury compounds

1000 ppm (0.1 % by weight)

Hexavalent chromium (Cr VI)

1000 ppm (0.1 % by weight)

Lead (Pb) / Lead compounds

1000 ppm (0.1 % by weight)

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)

1000 ppm (0.1 % by weight)

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE)

1000 ppm (0.1 % by weight)

 

 

The Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) categories are: Annex I

 

1

Large household appliances.

7

Toys, leisure and sports equipment.

2

Small household appliances.

8

Medical devices.

3

IT and telecommunications equipment.

9

Monitoring and control instruments.

4

Consumer equipment.

10

Automatic dispensers.

5

Lighting equipment.

11

Other EEE not covered by any of the above.

6

Electrical and electronic tools.

 

 

 

REACH

 

Fastbolt is a supplier of article(s) which have been identified in REACH regulation - (EC) No 1907/2006 (Article 59) as not to intentionally release Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC); therefore, are not required to be registered.

 

Fastbolt when requested or mandated by our customer’s contracts, purchase orders and/or drawings specifications will certify articles supplied do not  contain SVHC in concentration above the .01% by weight allowable limit published in the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) and will maintain support documentation on file.

 

 

Conflict Minerals

 

Fastbolt is not required to report directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding the Conflict Minerals ACT outlined in Dodd-Frank Act (SEC. 1502). As a dedicated partner within your supply chain, Fastbolt has implemented measures to “Flow-Down” responsibilities within our supply chain to identify country of origin.

 

Conflict Minerals originate from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) region in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.  Common Conflict minerals are: Cassiterite [Sn] (Tin), Wolframite [W] (Tungsten), Columbite [Ta] (Tantalite) and Gold [Au].

 

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