Regulation / Directive Conformance

REACH -- Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals

Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals. (REACH) Reach Directive EC/1907-2006

The subject regulation undertakes the identification and definition of chemicals of concern, and preparation of said chemicals, that are contained in products for use in the European Union. It details registration obligations of manufacturers and suppliers to assure compliance.

The shape, surface and design of our products (articles) are paramount to the chemical composition.

Products supplied by Apex Fasteners meet the requirements of the European Union’s Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006, regarding the content of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) above the specified concentrations as defined in Article 57 and Annex XIV (including all amendments; and regarding the content of any Restricted Substances as defined in Article 67 and Annex XVII (including all amendments).

The most current SVHC list can be found:
The most current Annex XVII list can be found: restricted-under-reach

Online References
Europa - The main website pertaining to the European Union
What is REACH - As defined by the European Union
(REACH) Reach Directive EC/1907-2006 - .PDF download
APEX FASTENERS, Inc - 15858 Business Center Drive - Irwindale, CA 91706 USA
APEX Fasteners supplies standard and custom screws, nut retainers, shoulder screws, plastites and taptites, all types of rivets, spring steel fasteners and special stampings, sems screws in standard, fractional or metric to electronics, aviation and other OEM industries worldwide. custom manufactures screw machine components for electronic enclosure hardware as well as cold forming and cold headed specials for assembly and production requirements.
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