EU Chemicals Regulation REACH

Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation) – regulation on registration, assessment, approval and restriction of chemical substances for better protection of humans and the environment against risks.

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Statement on planned changes to the REACH Annex and their restrictions (PFAS)

RoHS Directive

Directive 2011/95/EU - Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive)

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

SERTO AG confirms that the raw materials of all components in contact with the media of the catalogue products offered by SERTO comply with the listed FDA regulations.

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Conflict minerals

SERTO confirms that the materials procured and processed do not contain any conflict minerals according to the American Dodd-Frank-Act.

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Explosion Protection Guideline for SERTO unions

Application of ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU

As a major supplier to the European machine and equipment industry, we are periodically asked for our position regarding the conformity of SERTO products to the EC Directive 2014/34/EU (better known under the name ATEX).

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SERTO Unions: Pressure Equipment Directive and CE Marking

The European Pressure Equipment Directive DGRL 2014/68/EU has been definitively in effect since 19 July 2016, thereby taking on a legal character in the EU Area.
SERTO unions are not subject to the CE marking obligation.

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Testing SERTO Products for PAH Content

Since 1st April 2008 the GS mark now also includes a test for PAH – polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. According to expert opinion, however, the plastic unions sold by SERTO do not fall under the scope of the new directive.

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POP Regulation

Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 - provisions is to help protect human health and the environment, by including rules on the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of products containing persistent organic pollutants (organic compounds).

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4MS-Initiative - suitability of brass tube unions for drinking water

The 4MS countries have decided to implement common, or directly comparable, practices (4MS Common Approach) for various aspects. One of these is the "Acceptance of the constituents used in materials in contact with drinking water". This resulted, among others, in the 4MS positive list for metallic materials (4MS Common Composition List).

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California Proposition 65 (CP 65)

California Proposition 65 (officially known as the “Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986”, Section 25249.8) is a law that was enacted in the US state of California in 1986 to ensure the cleanliness of drinking water.

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Confirmation TSE/BSE according to EMA/410/01

Confirmation based on the guidelines of the Official Journal of the European Union (EMA/410/01).

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Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was adopted by the US Congress in 1976 and entered into force in 1977. The aim of the Act is to avoid unreasonable risks to human health or the environment and to restrict and/or prohibit chemical substances that present an immediate danger.

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Dual Use Goods

Dual Use Goods are goods that were primarily manufactured for a civilian use, but can also be used for military purposes. SERTO products do not fall under that category.

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Food contact materials

A Declaration of Confirmity in regard to the regulation (EG) No. 1935/2004 may be issued on request for appropriate SERTO products. Please contact us already during the planning of your systems, so that we can carry out the necessary clarifications beforehand.

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