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Sustainability

At ELIX we are committed to generating a positive impact within all our interest groups and on our environment. We achieve this by integrating sustainability as a fundamental aspect of our management, with concrete actions reflected in this Sustainability Report 2017.

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Safety

Safety

Safety is the top priority at ELIX Polymers. We work tirelessly to guarantee the safety of our production processes and the health of our employees, through prevention of occupational risks, implementing a safety-first culture through risk-analysis processes, the mechanical integrity of our equipment and safe work practices, and we always insist on strict compliance with all legal requirements.

Health

Health

ELIX is the leader in Europe in health compliance for ABS materials, where it fulfills all health and safety legal requirements (product hazard and risks). To achieve this, ELIX focus its efforts on health impact awareness (legal requirements such as REACH, EC directives, Plastics in Food Contact Applications, etc.).

Further details in directives.

Environment

Environment

At ELIX Polymers we assert our commitment to the environment – both in the types of friendly products we make, and in the manufacturing procedures we use.

Our environmental protection strategy is based on two main aspects... More.

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Montreal Protocol (Ozone Depleting Substances) - 2037/2000 repealed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

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

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

CERTIFICATES

Our management systems provide the environment that ensures we are meeting our customers' requirements and enhancing value.

The following Elix POLYMERS certificates are available for download:

SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY

ELIX Polymers believes that promoting and integrating a Corporate Social Responsibility strategy will improve transparency and valuation in the markets to help the company to become a more trustworthy entity. This allows us to offer higher-quality products and services, increase their value and, above all, strengthen their contributions to society.

To do this, ELIX Polymers fully participates in the Responsible Care Program, which provides actions in different areas:

  1. Ethics and values
  2. Human resources
  3. Environment
  4. Supply chain
  5. Customers
  6. Local community
  7. Communication and dialogue

Further details in: certificates

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