We hereby declare that parts manufactured by Ubbink BV fully comply with the related requirements of European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).
  1. Under the structure of the REACH regulation, Ubbink is a manufacturer of “ARTICLES” to our EU customers (according to ECHA’s guidance for articles, the electronic components shall be considered as articles). We do not manufacture “substances” or “preparations” and our articles do not involve the “intentional release of substances”. Accordingly, we foresee no registration or pre-registration or Authorization requirement for the products we supplied.
  2. With regard to the requirements of Article 33 of REACH Duty to communicate information  on substances in articles. We declare that except note 1, none of the SVHCs (The candidate list of substances of very high concern) for authorization currently released by ECHA till the date of June 27. 2018 is present in Ubbink products.
  3. As a downstream user we will follow the obligations and we request from our suppliers to make sure that all chemical substances used are registered in the REACH database. To hold our high level of product security we will control the implementation of reach with our suppliers. We shall also closely monitor the update of REACH SVHC list (see note 2) and we also need to check if our products contain any substances on REACH restricted substance list ( see note 3).
Note 1
The lead tile series contains more than 0.1% lead (EC No. 231-100-4 / CAS No. (EC Listing) 7439-92-1). Information on the safe handling of lead articles can be found at

Note 2

Note 3

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