Compliances, regulatory and certificates of Yparex® products

Products - Regulatory and Certificates


Food compliance and regulatory affairs

The chemical composition of Yparex meets: 
  • The relevant requirements as laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, Commission Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006 and Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 (as amended) on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food repealing Commission Directive 80/766/EEC, 81/432/EEC and 2002/72/EC.
  • The code of Federal Regulations, issued by FDA, paragraph 21 CFR 175.105 (Adhesives).
Please contact us for specific requests or questions regarding food compliance and other regulatory affairs like bovine spongiform encephalopathy-(BSE)-free declarations, absence declarations, declarations of origin, etc.


REACH compliance

Yparex complies with the requirements of Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 etc. etc.
Yparex B.V. fully supports the REACH legislation, its requirements and timetables.  In 2008 the relevant substances were pre-registered successfully. Those substances that met the requirements of the 2010 deadline were registered accordingly. Yparex B.V. will continue its registration obligations for the next deadlines (in 2013 and 2018). Yparex B.V. secured its raw material supply by requiring REACH compliancy statements for all raw materials.

DVGW W542

Yparex grades used for pipe applications are compliant with DVGW W 542. The ISO 2578 long-term temperature stability test, being part of this W542 requirement has been conducted for the following grades:
  • Yparex 8702 ES
  • Yparex 87102 ES
  • Yparex 8802 ES
  • Yparex 8403 S
  • Yparex 8603 S 
Please contact us for a copy of the test certificate.

Drinking water approvals

Drinking water regulations are organised on the national level and therefore specific requests from certifying bodies must be dealt with on an individual basis. Yparex B.V. supports its customers in their requests to obtain drinking-water approvals at the various national institutes. Yparex passes the drinking water certification for all pipe grades in all major European countries.
Please contact us for specific requests concerning drinking water compliance.

Medical and Pharmaceutical packaging

Yparex B.V. will support its customers in acquiring an approval for their end application in medical and pharmaceutical packaging. Several Yparex grades are compliant with the definition given in Chapter 3.2 of the European Pharmacopoeia.
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