REACH is the European Community Regulation on chemicals and their safe use (EC 1907/2006) . This Regulation is intended to ensure protection of human health and the environment.
The REACH Regulation became effective in Europe on July 1st, 2007.
Murata has made the necessary preparations to comply with the REACH Regulation.
The REACH Regulation has different requirements for "Chemicals and Preparations" and "Articles". All of the products promoted by Murata website are articles (*1) .
The identification of a substance as a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) , and its inclusion in the Candidate List creates the duty to transfer information about the SVHC contained in products to recipient from suppliers in Europe (*2) .
Murata's for our customers outside Europe, Murata provides the information necessary to comply with the duty to transfer information when the customers products that incorporate our products or our products, are brought into Europe.
It does not impose any restrictions on the use of the products, nor is it a substance ban.
*1 For products that are not promoted in this web site, please contact your sales representative.
*2 Relevant Article : Article 59 (1, 10) and Article 33 of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH) -> Please refer to the following "REACH Regulation Legal Text".
To the present and best of our knowledge, and based upon the information available to us from our suppliers, Murata's current articles offered contain substances of very high concern (SVHC) , as identified in the amended Candidate List, above a limit of 0.1 % w/w.
Please refer to the "Murata products containing SVHC" (*3).
*3 Murata provides information on SVHC content less than 0.1 % w/w per articles according to customer's request.
[Products other than Coin Manganese Dioxide Lithium Batteries]
The substances are bound inside the articles and are not released during regular use. Specific precautions in handling are not required. The articles can be disposed of as electronic scrap according to the relevant regulations.
[Coin Manganese Dioxide Lithium Batteries]
The substances are bound inside the articles and are not released during regular use. Specific precautions in handling are not required. The articles should be recycled of as used batteries according to the relevant regulations.
If you require SVHC content for specific Part Numbers, please inquire via your direct business partner or your well known Murata sales contact.
Candidate List substances
REACH Regulation Legal Text
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