Actions for RoHS Directive, REACH Regulation and GHS Regulations

Regarding the action of HORIBA for the EU RoHS Directive

The HORIBA products fall into the category 8, medical devices or the category 9, industrial monitoring and control instruments in the Annex I of the EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU. HORIBA provide our products compliant with EU RoHS Directive, with the exception of some large-scale fixed installations which are legally out of scope from the Directive. Please contact our sales persons in charge for the status of the replacement.

The action for 'Administration on Control of Pollution by Electronic Information Products’ (China RoHS)

Regarding the action of HORIBA for the China RoHS

The HORIBA products listed below fall into the scope of the China RoHS:

  • Electric Measuring Instrument (radiation monitors)
  • Electronic Industry Dedicated Equipment and Products (the products of the Semiconductor segment of HORIBA)
  • Medical Electronic Device and Apparatus (the products of the Medical segment of HORIBA)

The products HORIBA ships to China are compliant with the requirements of China RoHS. Please contact our sales persons in charge for the status in detail.

The actions for the REACH Regulation in EU

We, HORIBA, Ltd. are compliant with REACH Regulation ((EC) No 1907/2006) and CLP Regulation ((EC) No 1272/2008) regarding Articles, Substances and Mixtures with our suppliers’ kind cooperation. 

Regarding REACH Regulation, we are compliant with especially SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) related to obligation of distributing information, always aware of updating status of laws and regulations. 
We define restricted substances listed in the Annex 17 in REACH Regulation as banned substances in our company rule and Green Procurement Guideline geared toward our suppliers.
With regard to Substances and Mixtures, we are compliant with creating SDS and labeling according to CLP Regulation.

The action for GHS Regulations

Manufacturers are sometimes required by law to provide safety information on chemical products in the form of safety data sheets (SDS)*1 and labels*2. We provide safety information based on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and GHS-related requirements of various countries.

*1 SDS: Document used to provide information on the hazardous properties of chemical products and chemicals contained in products in order to ensure safe handling thereof.
*2 Labels: Labels are filled in with necessary information and presented (affixed or printed) on containers to provide information on the hazardous properties of chemical products.