Declaration of Compliance of RoHS
Himalaya Metal Components certify to the best of its knowledge that all products of Himalaya Metal Components are compliant with the threshold requirements of the European Union Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substance Directive 2002/95/EC (RoHS), Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS2) and Directive (EU) 2015/863 (RoHS3). All our Brass components contains lead up to a maximum of 4.0% by weight which is allowed as per Annex of the RoHS directive.
Himalaya Metal Components position is that its Brass Inserts are considered components under RoHS, RoHS 2 and RoHS 3. Therefore, the CE marking, EU declaration of conformity and internal control provisions stipulated in Article 7 of RoHS 2 do not apply.
Himalaya Metal Components bases its material content knowledge on information provided by raw material supplier. Also, it takes commercially reasonable steps to provide representative and accurate information on the RoHS compliance of its products.
Declaration of Compliance Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and the Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
REACH applies to substances manufactured or imported into the EU in quantities of one metric ton per year or more. REACH applies to all individual chemical substances on their own, in preparations or in articles (if the substance is intended to be released during normal and reasonably foreseeable conditions of use from an article). Himalaya Metal Components products are currently exempt from REACH registration based on the following:
“Himalaya Metal Components’ principal products sold are made from brass, steel, stainless steel, and other metals. As per Chapter 2, Article 3 (3) of the REACH regulation an article as an object which during production is given a special shape, surface or design which determines its function to a greater degree than its chemical composition. According to the REACH regulation, Himalaya Metal Components’ products are defined as articles. As far as we know, our products do not currently contain any of these SVHCs in a concentration above 0.1% of the weight of the product.”
Himalaya Metal Components representations herein are solely based on the Material Data Sheets (MDS) and/or other declarations provided by our suppliers. We do not perform any specific chemical analysed of the products for any of the listed substances.
As an environmentally responsible company, Himalaya Metal Components support REACH and other legislations with the aim to improve the protection of our environment and human health and safety.
Himalaya Metal Components will continue to monitor the REACH legislation to ensure continuous compliance of its products.
Declaration of Compliance of Conflict Minerals
Currently, “Conflict Minerals” rule finalized on August 22, 2012, by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as directed by Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 do not apply to Himalaya Metal Components as the company is a proprietary company that too outside USA. Though as a responsible supplier company we would like to clear our stand on Conflict Minerals as follows:
Himalaya Metal Components’ principal products sold are made from brass, steel, stainless steel, and other metals. All the raw materials are procured from local suppliers and majority of them do not contain conflict minerals in significant quantity. Though we have implemented a reasonable inquiry procedure to establish that there is no reason to believe that the conflict minerals are not originated in the Democratic Republic of Congo or adjacent countries.
TSCA Section 6(h) Compliance Declaration
All Himalaya Metal Components products are free from Persistent, bio accumulative toxins (PBT) as listed in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 6(h) as determined on January 6, 2021. Our parts do not contain any of the 5 substances of concern listed below:
- Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE)
- Phenol, isopropylated phosphate (3:1)
(PIP (3:1)) is a chemical substance that is used as a plasticizer, a flame retardant, an anti-wear additive, or an anti-compressibility additive in hydraulic fluid, lubricating oils, lubricants and greases, various industrial coating, adhesives, sealants, and plastic articles
- 2,4,6-Tris(tert-butyl) phenol (2,4,6-TTBP)
- Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD)
- Pentachlorothiophenol (PCTP)
These substances are not used in the manufacture of, or raw materials of any of our products, therefore, Himalaya Metal Components products are fully compliant with TSCA Section 6.
Himalaya Metal Components bases its material content knowledge on information provided by raw material supplier. Also, it takes commercially reasonable steps to provide representative and accurate information on the TSCA compliance of its products.