Prohibited list


Approval date:Edition:
2016-06-0316



Substance of Concern policy - External

Substances of Concern (SoC) are substances that may pose a risk to human health or the environment. To ensure Atlas Copco products and processes meets legal and customer requirments, and that exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials is minimized some SoC's are limited to use in Atlas Copco products and processes.

Distinction is made between Prohibited, Phase-out and Declarable substances 

  • Prohibited substances must not be included unless clearly exempted in the list  
  • Phase-out substances will soon be inlcuded in Prohibited list and must be phased out
  • Declarable substances must be reported

Compliance with Atlas Copco Prohibited list and correct declaration of Declarable substances is part of the 10-Criteria letter for suppliers.

Scope 

  • Products sold by Atlas Copco
  • Items delivered to Atlas Copco by any business partners like suppliers, contractors, subcontracors, joint venture partners, agents etc.
  • Productsion processes outsorced by Atlas Copco 

Procedure

Business partners shall check complaince using the lists and take following actions  

Prohibited substances

Phase-out substances

Declarable substances

Existing items

DO NOT USE

REPLACE

AVOID/REPORT IF USED

New items

DO NOT USE

DO NOT USE

AVOID

Tools 

  • Full excel list with all substances having a complaince obligation
  • For practical reasons short lists are available
    • Prohibited list
    • Declarable list
    • Phase-out list is shown as Annex " in both Prohibited and Declarable lists

Classification of information in the short lists

  • Some legal references are limited to a product typr (e.g. electronics) or a region (e.g. Europe). Atlas Copco does not make such distinction! 
  • If national rules are more restrictive in the individual case such national rules must be followed.
  • A substance can be both prohibited and declarable depending on the use.

 

 

 

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