REACH, or Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical Substances

REACH, or Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals, is a set of standards for Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the EU Parliament and of the Council of December 18, 2006. The REACH regulation applies to all chemical substances on their own or in preparations as well as in products.

All HAKKO and CHP brand products are deemed to be compliant with no Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) present in any product exceeding the threshold of 0.1% by weight as established by the REACH regulation (1907/2006).
Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) are defined in the SVHC Candidate List maintained by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).