Green Procurement Surveys

The Yokogawa Group conducts regular surveys of the chemical substances in currently registered parts and materials. Surveys are also conducted when an existing part or material is changed or discontinued, or when an entirely new part or materials item is adopted.
As part of these surveys, we contact the suppliers of the parts and materials.

Green Procurement

The green procurement of parts and materials by the Yokogawa Group is done in accordance with the Yokogawa Green Procurement Guidelines. These guidelines were fully revised in June 2012 to comply with REACH and other environmental regulations.

Chemical Substance Management

Regulatory Compliance

REACH
Provision of information on substances of very high concern (SVHC) and compliance with substance restrictions
RoHS
For parts and mateirals containing any of the 10 substances whose use has been restricted under the RoHS directive, the concentration of the substances must be no more than the maximum permitted threshold value.
Other product-related regulations

Chemical substance survey policy

The chemical substance survey by the YOKOGAWA group will change to the new informative scheme chemSHERPA from Sept.2018, for information about product chemical substances, of which METI progressively promotes.

Reference URL:https://chemsherpa.net/chemSHERPA/english/

In accordance with this change, JAMP-AIS product chemical substances survey will be terminated at the end of Aug. 2018.
From Sept. 2018, product chemical substances for survey as much as the format to be submitted will change.

■Until Aug. 2018
・Target substances: Items on Yokogawa Group‘s Chemical Substances Control List and JAMP-specified substances.
・Format: JAMP-AIS.

■From Sept. 2018
・Survey target substances: “chemSHERPA declarable substances” (most recent version)
・Format: chemSHERPA format. Please submit both Composion information and Compliance assessment information.
・Upon preparing the above format, please use the chemSHERPA data entry support tool (most recent version).

Requirements for suppliers

  1. Establish a chemical substance management system.
  2. If requested by Yokogawa, provide information on chemical substances. In addition to the above chemical substances survey, a “Certificate of EU RoHS compliance & non-use of Yokogawa prohibited substances” document may be required when a new part or material item is used, or when the regulations are updated.
  3. Submit whatever guarantee documents are requested by Yokogawa.
    • [Environmental Conservation Survey Document]

JGPSSI Survey Response Tools

The use of JGPSSI Survey Response Tools Ver. 3 was terminated. With that, publication of Manuals and Tools were also ended.

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