Chemours: EU REACH and Korea AREC Compliance

Chemours EU REACH General Statement

Chemours successfully complied with the 2010, 2013 and 2018 registration deadlines. All products sold by Chemours to our EEA customers by Chemours legal entities in Europe¹ are compliant with EU REACH regulatory requirements. All necessary substances of the Chemours portfolio have been registered under EU REACH either by Chemours or by a supplier, or are exempt from EU REACH registration. Where required, European SDSs are being updated to be consistent with the information in the EU REACH registration.

Each importer is responsible for his own compliance with EU REACH; Chemours products sold to customers outside of EEA may not necessarily be compliant with EU REACH requirements.

To fully understand the obligations that you as our customer have under EU REACH, we recommend that you consult the ECHA website.

Chemours Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) General Statement

Chemours sells products into a large variety of markets and applications. The majority of the products we sell does not contain substances above the legal threshold of above or equal to 0.1 % (w/w) that are on the European Union (EU) Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern for Authorisation² or that have been moved to the Authorisation list³, also known as REACH Annex XIV.

For the products that contain a SVHC, we notify our direct customers and distributors in the EEA via the Safety Data Sheet in Section 15.

For situations where direct contact is not made or where there are additional questions or concerns about our products in regards to the Candidate List of SVHCs, please contact us at the following e-mail address: SIEF-DC&[email protected].

 

Chemours Korea AREC General Statement

All products sold by Chemours Korea Inc. in Korea are at the time of sale compliant with Act on Registration, Evaluation, Etc. Of Chemicals (AREC-- enforcement date   1 January 2015; amendment effective 1 January 2019) regulatory requirements, including pre-notification. AREC requires registration for individual existing chemical substances (on their own or in preparations) greater than one metric ton per year produced or imported with related deadlines specified by AREC. Chemours Korea will register relevant chemical substance before the end of each grace period in order to comply with this regulation.

Should some products become no longer available on the Korean market pending business decisions and/or regulations, we will make every effort to notify our customers in advance.

Each importer is responsible for his own compliance with Korea AREC; Chemours products sold to customers outside Korea may not necessarily be compliant with Korea AREC requirements.

To fully understand the obligations that you as our customer have under Korea AREC, we recommend that you refer to English translation of ARECor English leaflet

¹ This includes the Chemours legal entities in the EU/EEA, as well as Chemours International Operations Sàrl.

² Candidate List published by ECHA: https://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table. Last update of the Candidate List published on June 25, 2020 - see ECHA website

³ Authorisation List published by ECHA: https://echa.europa.eu/authorisation-list

Updated on: June 26, 2020

This information is based on our current level of knowledge and expresses only our intention. It does not constitute a binding obligation. Whilst the information is provided in good faith, no representations or warranties are made with regards to its completeness or accuracy and no liability will be accepted for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance on the information.