Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) Declaration
Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances (REACH) went into effect on June 1, 2007.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) based in Helsinki, Finland, was set up to implement and monitor the REACH system. The purpose of the regulation is to ensure a high level of protection for human health and for the environment. This includes the promotion of alternative methods of assessing the potential risks posed by substances. Under the REACH regulation, manufacturers and importers of substances must obtain all the data needed to assess the substances they produce or import. They must also demonstrate convincingly that their substances are safe to handle for all identified uses and thus harmful effects on human health and the environment can be avoided. Registration is required for each substance produced or imported in quantities of one metric ton or more per year per manufacturer/importer. Concerning substances of very high concern (SVHC) manufactures of articles, in particular components manufacturers, are obliged to inform their customers in case an SVHC is contained in a product with more than 0,1% w/w. The list SVHC is regularly updated and published by the ECHA.
RubyQuartz Technology, LLC actively provides our customers with appropriate information which we receive from our suppliers. RubyQuartz Technology, LLC monitors and complies with all requirements of REACH and specifically requirements resulting from the Candidate List and Annex XVII and inform customers if any changes take place.
A complete list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) or Candidate list can be found at: https://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table