Regulatory Affairs

QUALITY AND SAFETY

Quality and safety are indispensable requisites , highly valued by our customers. These factors define one of the differentiating aspects of ELIX within the thermoplastics market. In addition, our mission and sustainability policy at ELIX reflect our commitment to quality, safety and the protection of health.

The ABS we produce is used for specific functions in other products, some of which have applications for sanitary purposes or children's toys. We comply with the most stringent national, international and industry regulations regarding health and safety.

DECLARATIONS AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

We have developed a series of elements for our customers to increase their technical know-how and knowledge of processes, improving the usability and safety of our products:

  • Technical data sheets with ELIX solutions based on knowledge we've acquired through visits, applications and materials.
  • The technical bulletin Transferring knowledge, giving solutions with quarterly editions containing updates on developments at ELIX.
  • Yellow cards with information on the safety and flammability of active products in our catalogue.
  • Specific brochures for our main markets in the healthcare and automotive industries with expanded services and applications.
  • Injection guide explaining the specifications of our injection grades.
  • We send personalised samples (Samples made for you) to our customers in a specially designed package which improves the visibility and presentation of information.

DIRECTIVES

Statements and Information about our products and compliance with the specific regulations of each sector. The commitment is to be in compliance with all REACH requirements.

Statements (EC-Directives)

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General Statement

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2000/53/EC

End-of-Life Vehicles Guideline content of heavy metals

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EU CLP Regulation

CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

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Packaging and Packaging waste - 94/62/EC and amendments

CONEG-legislation

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2011/65/EU and 2012/19/EU

RoHS and WEEE Directives

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1005/2009/EC

Montreal Protocol (Ozone Depleting Substances) - 2037/2000 repealed

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General

Absence of various chemicals

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General

Absence of SVHC candidates in ELIX products

Conflict minerals

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Absence of conflict minerals in ELIX products

REACH - legislation

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union Regulation of 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment.

REACH entered into force in June 2007, with a phased implementation over the next decade.

ELIX Polymers confirms that all products are in full compliance with the REACH legislation.

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Confirmation of REACH compliance
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Absence of SVHC candidates in ELIX products


Eurasia REACH and Russia Chemical Inventory

The ‘Technical Regulation of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on Safety of Chemical Products (TR EAEU 041/2017), also known as Eurasia REACH, covers the import and manufacture of substances and mixtures into EAEU and their potential impacts on human health and the environment. The Regulation was approved on 03 March 2017 and will come into force in 01 June 2021.

Elix Polymers products are pre-registered into the Russian Chemical Inventory to ensure compliance with Eurasia REACH legislation.

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Eurasia REACH and Russia Chemical Inventory Compliance


Turkish REACH KKDIK

KKDIK, the Turkey REACH like-law published by The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization (MoEU), requires companies to pre-register and register substances, mixtures and substances in articles manufactured or imported into Turkey. Pre-registration must be done before 31/12/2020 and registration must be completed before 31/12/2023.

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ELIX Polymers confirms that all products are compliant with the KKDIK legislation.

Plastics in food contact applications

Please refer to the following list of plastics recommended for food contact applications from the acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene coPOLYMERS which comply with the BfR recommendations and the regulations of the EU or the U.S.

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ELIX ABS
 
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In view of the vast number of colors and the wide variety of requirements you are requested to contact with:

Ramon Malet Murillo
Product Stewardship Department,
ramon.maletmurillo@elix-polymers.com

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