Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals
REACH requires the registration of chemical substances based on the manufacturing or import volume of each individual registrant. This obligation is required for manufacturers in the European Economic Area (EEA) and for importers into the EEA.
Polymer Solutions Group (“PSG”) and our affiliates (Flow Polymers and SASCO Chemical Group) have met all registration deadlines and obligations for all substances requiring registration. Some materials may be covered by indirect supply and some may be exempt from registration. Any changes in REACH status will be communicated through our website.
REACH Title IV, Articles 31 and 32 defines the method of communication to downstream users, including registration numbers. For hazardous materials, such numbers are communicated through safety data sheets (SDS).
In addition, PSG does not use raw materials in our products (>0.1% by weight) listed on the ECHA candidate list / SVHC list. There are also no raw materials with PBT/vPvB properties in our products. Products also conform to the EU Directive 2011/65/EU for the “Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment” aka RoHS. No cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead, mercury, PBB and PBDE are intentionally added to these products. Additionally, we would not expect these substances to be present in concentrations above 0.1% by weight or 0.01% by weight for cadmium in any of the raw materials that are used to manufacture PSG products.