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EU REACH Compliance Statement

This statement acknowledges that  Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. products are compliant to the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 (the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals or REACH).


Please note that Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc.undertook the following review procedures:

  1. Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. researched its role and responsibility as defined by REACH.
  2. Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. contacted its suppliers and requested that they provide SDS for all components’ raw materials, alloys, and additives for comparison against the REACH SVHC Candidate List.
  3. Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. undertook a review of all cleaners, adhesives, and chemicals used throughout the various manufacturing processes.


The following results/conclusions were obtained from the review:

  1. As defined under REACH, Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. role is that of an article producer, as well as a downstream user.
  2. Articles produced by Plast-O-Matic Valves,  Inc. are not intended to release any substances and are exempt as defined.
  3. As article producer, Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. received responses from its suppliers and has determined that none of the articles manufactured contain more than 0.1% by weight of any REACH Candidate List Substance as required in Article 33.
  4. As downstream user, Plast-O-Matic Valves Inc. is not required to prepare a Downstream User Chemical Safety Report according to REACH Article 38(1):  All chemicals are used in a manner that meets the conditions described in the exposure scenario provided by the supplier(s), and annual use is far below the reporting threshold.    
  5. SDS library for all raw materials, cleaning agents, adhesives, and chemicals used by Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. is up-to-date and maintained on site.


Based on the aforementioned information, Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc. has determined that there is no further action required on our company’s part according to REACH.


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