Coflict Minerals, REAC, RoHS Policy Statements
Unytite is committed to protecting the health & safety of our employees, customers, and global communities thru responsible stewardship of natural resources, and by implementing innovative technologies and practices that promotes environmental health and continuing sustainability.
The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (2010) associates the extraction and trade of Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum, and Gold (Conflict Minerals) with human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and adjoining countries (known collectively as DRC.) Unytite will not knowingly promote, contribute, assist, or facilitate armed conflict in the DRC with regards to Conflict Minerals use or trade.
Unytite will follow due diligence procedures, and where possible, incorporate principals of responsible sourcing of Conflict Minerals into our terms and contract agreements with suppliers and vendors.
Suppliers are encouraged to support industry efforts to enhance traceability of Conflict Minerals and, when reasonably feasible, procure materials through conflict-free sources and validated smelters.
REACH / RoHS (EC No. 1907/2006)
Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) are European Union regulations (2006) which govern the production and use of chemical substances, and address their potential impacts on human health and the environment. The European Chemical Agency ECHA) maintains a candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC.)
Unytite will practice due diligence with our suppliers to determine to the greatest extent possible the quantitative presence (or absence) of suspect substances in our products, processes, and packaging.
Suppliers are encouraged to support industry efforts to recognize and report SVHC and, when reasonably feasible, procure composition analyses for products they provide.