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Vestas Blacklist

The Vestas Chemical and Material Blacklist contains a list of substances and mixtures which are prohibited to use in accordance with global, regional, or local legislation/regulations. The overall purpose of the Blacklist is to ensure that Vestas do not use illegal products and substances.

Vestas chemical and material blacklist is incorporating the requirements set out in the following legislation:

  1. The Danish Ministry of Environment and Energy’s regulation no. 1082 of 13 September 2007 on prohibited import and sale of plumbiferous products. (Called Miljø- and Energiministeriets bek. nr. 1082 af 13. September 2007 om forbud mod import and salg af produkter, der indeholder bly.)
  2. The European Parliament and Council’s regulation 2008/0240 (COD) of 27. May 2011 on limitation of the use of certain harmful substances in electric and electronic equipment. Also known as the RoHS Directive.
  3. Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), including the REACH restricted list.
  4. STOCKHOLM CONVENTION ON PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPs,), 22. May 2001 (4th meeting held in Genova, 4-8th May 2009)
  6. The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
  7. Kyoto Protocol of 1992 first and second period
  8. European parliament and council’s regulation 67/548/EEC Classification, packaging and labelling of hazardous substances.
  9. European parliament and council’s regulation 1272/2008, CLP Classification
  10. China restricted ozone-depleting substance list (1st batch) (Revised In 1998)

The general cut-off limit for the specific substances are 0.1% if nothing else is stated. This means that if a product contains less than 0.1% of the ingredient, it is not considered prohibited unless the specific applicable local legislation states otherwise. If a product containing substances specified as prohibited in this Vestas Chemical and Material Blacklist is delivered to a country, where the substance is not prohibited according to local law or used in another application, which is not prohibited according to local law, the product shall be considered a Restricted Material and not a Prohibited Material. This means that the material shall be subject to the conditions set out in the Material Restricted List.


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