FOSS is fully dedicated to keeping our products in compliance with rules and regulations. FOSS ensures product safety by setting requirements to our suppliers, and by following processes and procedures on ethics. For more information about FOSS product compliance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is governed by the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and European Union (EU) Member States. REACH, EU regulation 1907/2006/EC, is established to control the production and use of chemical substances (cf. chemicals and articles), due to their impact on human health and the environment. According to Article 33 in REACH, FOSS is obligated to inform about safe use of articles containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), which is listed on the Candidate List. While FOSS continuously seeks to develop solutions with the purpose of eliminating SVHC substances, by 5 May 2019, some of our products (e.g. MeatMaster™ II) still contain SVHC substances with more than 0.1% by weight per article. However, under normal conditions of use of these products, any declared SVHC substance will not affect the consumer in any unhealthy way: