List of Declarable Materials in Automobile Manufacturing
Substances in Components and Construction Materials
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In automotive manufacturing a large number of construction, operational and processingmaterials are used whose selection and proper use affect the vehicles’ quality, safety andenvironmental friendliness through their entire life.
In order to optimise these characteristics, it is necessary to cultivate the exchange ofinformation, as well as the dialogue within the value-creation chain – starting with rawmaterial extraction, continuing with the manufacturing of pre-products, components, theconstruction of motor vehicles up to their usage, and finally re-utilisation or waste disposal.Legal requirements, which provide the basis for passing along information within thesupplier-customer chain, are already in place. Looking ahead at future development,information will be constantly expanded and a dialogue about all possible risks for humansand the environment will be introduced. Co-operation based on mutual trust is imperative forreaching goal-oriented solutions. Thus, joint evaluation procedures, which have the ability toweigh out benefits and potential risks involved in the application of materials, need to beintroduced.
As the result of this co-operation the List of Declarable Materials in AutomobileManufacturing - Substances in Components and Construction Materials has been attached.2Bases
In this List of Declarable Materials in Automobile Manufacturing – Substances inComponents and Construction Materials publication, substances and substance categoriesare listed, which may be present in automotive construction materials, and which, based oncurrent knowledge, present potential risks for humans and the environment during thevehicle’s usage, as well as during the recycling and disposal processes.The composition of the list is based on:
Environmental protection and occupational safety requirements, which take precautionarymeasures in order to help prevent possible risks to humans and the environment, whichmay be caused by construction, operational and processing materials.
Our responsibility to humans and the environment based on the motto: We act in anenvironmentally conscious manner.Particular consideration was given to substances which may cause higher risks, such as:
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