IAEG REACH Questionnaire

During April 2015, ENVIRON (on behalf of the IAEG) began to send out questionnaires in order to assess the risks associated with REACH. We anticipate that this will be sent to us by many of our customers over the coming weeks and as such have crafted a single response to cover all customers. If you do not take any of the treatments listed, then this response is not applicable.

Our response

1. Do you use/create formulations containing hexavalent chromate substances in your manufacturing processes? Yes

2. Do your suppliers or their suppliers use/create formulations containing hexavalent chromium substances in their manufacturing processes? Yes

3. Do you design products that contain hexavalent chromium in the part or manufacturing process? No

4. Are you currently engaged in REACH authorization activities aimed at ensuring continued supply-chain protection? No

5. Please provide the details below for the individual who has specific responsibility for REACH coordination:
Name: Michael Mulqueen
Email: mmulqueen at metalfinishingsltd.co.uk
Address: 21 Whittle Road, Ferndown Industrial Estate, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7RL, United Kingdom
Telephone number: +44 (0)1202 895595

By responding to this survey you agree that ENVIRON may utilize the information provided in this response for the purpose of identifying substances and products used in the aerospace sector’s supply chain that may require Authorisation for continued use, and ENVIRON may disclose to the IAEG aggregated information on such products and uses and need for Authorisation.

Name of Respondent
Michael Mulqueen

Position of Respondent
Operations Manager

Company of Respondent
Metal Finishings Ltd

Date of Response
17/04/15

REACH affects the following of our coatings:

  • Alocrom 1200
  • Alocrom 1000
  • Chromic anodise
  • Sulphuric anodise (only if dichromate sealed)
  • Stainless steel passivation

The substances in question, we believe are:

  • Chromium trioxide (CAS No: 1333-82-0, EC No: 215-607-8)
  • Sodium chromate (CAS No: 7775-11-3, EC No: 231-889-5)
  • Sodium dichromate (CAS No: 7789-12-0; 10588-01-9, EC No: 234-190-3)

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