REACh= Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation of Chemicals
European regulation on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemical substances
Article 7 of the new regulation contains specifications for chemical substances. As a European Regulation, it applies in all member states of the EU directly and does not need to be implemented in national law as is the case with European Directives.
Aim of REACh: protection of human health and the environment
Information about SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) in products
All products produced after August 2012 contain no SVHCs of the current candidate list above 0.1 weight by weight.
Information about the date of manufacture can be found on the rating plate: