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Standards & Certifications

Environmental Standard Compliance

Western Reserve Controls is committed to demonstrating the highest standards of global environmental management responsibility. We embrace this as a core value and an integral part of all operations and seek continual improvement of our environmental management system and performance. Our dedication is demonstrated by our compliance certifications as they apply to the following below standards and directives.

 

RoHS (Restrictions on Hazardous Substances) – EU Directive 2011/65/EU

Many products manufactured by WRC comply with the European RoHS standards. If a RoHS DoC for your product is not available below, contact WRC for further details.

1781 Quad Module Family – download pdf

WRC4 I/O Modules and Mounting Boards – download pdf

1781 and 1771 products – download pdf

 

WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) 

WRC is fully committed to playing its part in the preservation of the environment, and embraces the WEEE Directive (Directive 2012/19/EU). Applicable products shipped by WRC are marked with the WEEE symbol (commonly known as the ‘Crossed-out Wheeled Bin’).

Current regulations do not require WRC to take back its products. However, if so desired, customers can contact WRC support to obtain an RMA number and information on how to ship products back to WRC for proper disposal. There is no charge for the disposal but the customer must pay for shipping.

WRC’s Statement with Regards to WEEE – download pdf

 

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals)

WRC hereby confirms that products produced in our Akron, Ohio manufacturing facility do not contain any Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) as listed in Article 67 of EC No 1907/2006, of the European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals (REACH). WRC’s Statement of Conformance containing the current SVHC list (191) may be downloaded by clicking the link below.

WRC REACH Statement – download pdf

Further information on REACH can be obtained at: http://echa.europa.eu/reach_en.asp

 

China RoHS –

Many products manufactured by WRC comply with the China RoHS II standards. If a China RoHS DoC for your product is not available below, contact WRC for further details.

 

California Proposition 65

WRC constantly evaluates all our products and will provided clear and reasonable warnings for products that can expose consumers to a listed chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. California Proposition 65 warnings will appear on the product/packaging itself, within the manuals, and/or on our Website and will generally look like the example below.

 WARNING: WRC products may expose you to chemicals including lead and lead components,which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

As the California Proposition 65 list of chemicals is updated, WRC will take into account these updates and modify the status of our products accordingly to meet any new requirements of California Proposition 65.

For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.