REACh is a regulation of the European Union, adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry. It also promotes alternative methods for the hazard assessment of substances in order to reduce the number of tests on animals.
The following information has been prepared by Haynes International, LTD,
to explain the requirements for the registration and pre-registration pursuant to the REACh regulations.
Regulation (EC) no. 1907 12006 Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACh) Within Europe
Haynes International, LTD is aware of the REACh regulation and intends to fully comply with the requirements placed on us as an importer, supplier and downstream user of alloys of metals in the product forms associated with Haynes Internationals' business activities.
The following information supersedes any previously issued data on the subject matter by Haynes International, Inc.
Haynes International, Inc. has undertaken extensive investigations to establish the REACh regulation requirements as they apply to the alloy product form and the substances (elements) contained in them. Consultations with the UK Health and Safety Executive, Reach Ready, the steel industry and Eurofer has provided substantial evidence and has consequently identified and classified the following alloy product forms under the Terms and Requirements of the REACh regulations.
1. SEMI-FINISHED PRODUCT FORMS - REACh classification - Articles
Haynes Internationals' current articles products includes:
Sheet, plate, solid/hollow/bored bar, cut parts, pipe fittings, pipe, tube, wire, welding wire, welding electrodes, forgings, bar, slabs, coiled strip.
Following examination of the substances (elements) in the semi-finished product form (articles), it has been confirmed that no substances intended for release are contained in the articles. Therefore, in accordance with the REACh regulations, Haynes International, LTD WILL NOT be pre-registering the products defined as articles.
2. PREPARATION PRODUCT FORM - REACh classification - Substances/Preparations
Haynes Internationals' current preparation products include:
In accordance with the regulation s criteria relating to preparations, Haynes International, LTD WILL undertake to pre-register all the contained substances within the preparation product forms.
SUBSTANCES OF VERY HIGH CONCERN (SVHC)
Haynes International, LTD has carried out a SVHC analysis of the substances contained within the Articles / Preparation product forms with the assistance of Reach Ready and by applying the SVHC candidate’s document list. The conclusions confirm that the substances contained are not categorized as SVHC.
Haynes International, LTD has been nominated and confirmed as the Only Representative (OR) for Haynes Internationals' parent company in the US and European facilities . Inquiries should be directed to:
Haynes International Ltd
Phone: +44 (0)161 230 2018
We will endeavor to effectively deal with the supply chain requirements of REACh by contacting our suppliers within the EU to gain assurance that they will register the raw materials / chemical substances during the pre-registration window, where applicable to the Terms and Requirements of the REACh regulations.
The above information identifies the products we provide to your organization and clarifies the Terms and Requirements of the REACh regulations applying to those products.
If you require further information or have any questions regarding REACh, please contact:
Haynes International, Inc.