"Perle Systems, a Serial to Ethernet, Fiber to Ethernet and Device Networking solutions provider, is committed to the reduction and prevention of pollution to the environment. As an ISO 14001:2004 certified company, we support these objectives by ensuring activities that can negatively affect the environment, and which we have control over, are regularly monitored and measured by our Management and Improvement Team members. We ensure all legal and other requirements are met and the Environmental Management System is continuously improved with regard to our significant aspects."
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation (EC No1907/2006) applies to EU Member states as well as the EFTA European Economic Area (EEA) countries Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. REACH makes industry responsible for assessing and managing the risks posed by chemicals and providing appropriate safety information to their users.
Perle Declaration Regarding the REACH "Duty to Communicate Information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)"
Perle product and product packaging, based on Perle's knowledge, do not contain chemical substances included on the candidate list in a concentration above 0.1% weight by weight (w/w). Cables supplied with the product may contain the following substances on the Candidate List:
Perle supports the overall REACH objective and will meet all applicable REACH requirements. Perle is strongly committed to working with our customers and supply chain to define and implement the REACH requirements and help ensure continued compliance.
Restrictions Of The Use Of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Perle Systems is compliant with the European Union Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, (RoHS) Directive 2011/65/EU. The RoHS directive prohibits sale of electrical and electronic equipment containing certain hazardous substances such as; lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), in the European Union. Perle Systems has a program in place to ensure that it's products continue to satisfy the RoHS Directive.
Perle products for sale in China meet the requirements of China Ministry of Information Industry Order #39, "Administrative Measures on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products," commonly referred to as China-RoHS. All Perle electronic hardware products sold into China are impacted by China-RoHS and the company has met the March 1, 2007 deadline for compliance. Products ordered for sale in China include the appropriate Environmental Protection Use Period (EPUP) label on the product, hazardous substances table and recycling mark on packaging according to the applicable regulatory requirements and standards. Perle will also ensure continuous compliance with China-RoHS as additional requirements are finalized by the Chinese regulators.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
The European Union Directive 2002/96/EC, that came in to effect August 13, 2005, encourages the design and production of electronic and electrical equipment that takes into account the reuse and recycling of WEEE. Perle Systems fully complies with the WEEE directive.