Compliance

Compliance with EU Directives and Regulations

VDS Rail Srl and its products are in compliance with all relevant European Union directives and regulations. Many of these are aimed at environmental protection as well as consumer health and safety with respect to the manufacture, supply and use of VDS Rail products. A summary of the main pieces of applicable EU legislation and VDS Rail’s compliance with them can be found below.  

Directive 2011/65/EU (as modified by Delegate Directive 2015/863 of 31 March 2015 and Delegate Directive 2019/175 of 16 November 2018) on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS Directive)

VDS Rail has contacted its material and manufacturing vendors who have confirmed that their products are in compliance with RoHS Directive.

The above statement is applied to all codes supplied by us. 

Should we become aware of any change to this situation, we will immediate notify our customers.    

Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of CHemicals (REACH)

VDS Rail has contacted its material and manufacturing vendors who have confirmed that products do not contain SVHCs above a concentration level of 0.1% w/w. VDS Rail srl does not have to pre-registrate substances which are subject to European Community Regulation REACH. 

The above statement is applied to all codes supplied by us.

Should we become aware of any change to this situation, we will immediate notify our customers.    

Directive 2014/30/EU on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC Directive)

VDS submits its electrical and electronic products to a testing process to ensure that they do not cause and are not affected by electromagnetic interference.  

Directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE Directive)

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive aims at encouraging the reuse and recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. In particular, the EU WEEE Directive requires that the Producer is responsible for the WEEE which the Producer has placed on the EU market after 13 August 2005. VDS Rail Srl, as an electronic producer, accepts and complies with the EU WEEE Directive.