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Certifications & Compliance

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RoHS compliance

All connectors from Fischer Connectors are RoHS compliant. The European Directives 2002/95/EC and 2011/65/EU call for the elimination of certain hazardous materials - cadmium, lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE) - from electrical and electronic equipment including connectors.


REACH compliance

Fischer Connectors has taken all necessary measures to be in conformity with the European Directive REACH (Directive 1907/2006/CE, Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals).

Fischer Connectors does not manufacture or import chemicals, thus does not need to do any registration or pre-registration. Today, all our business partners gave us sufficient guarantees that the materials and products used in the manufacturing of our connectors are and will be registered according to REACH Directive.

As the identification of a substance as Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) and its inclusion in the Candidate List is an ongoing process, Fischer Connectors is reviewing the Candidate List regularly to continuously ensure its REACH conformity. 


EICC Code of Conduct

Fischer Connectors fully complies with the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Code of Conduct.

The EICC Code of Conduct establishes standards to ensure that working conditions in the electronics industry supply chain are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that business operations are environmentally responsible and conducted ethically.

The EICC Code of Conduct provides guidelines for performance and compliance with five critical areas of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies and performances:

  • Environment
  • Ethics
  • Health and Safety
  • Labor
  • Management System

Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection

The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (July 2010) brought significant changes to financial regulation in the United States. It made changes in the American financial regulatory environment that affect all federal financial regulatory agencies and almost every part of the financial services industry.

Part of the Dodd-Frank Act is the Disclosures on Conflict Materials in or Near the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) is mandated to create rules that address potential conflict materials and to assess whether materials originating in or near the Democratic Republic of the Congo are benefiting armed groups in the area.

Fischer Connectors has contacted its suppliers and examined their statements on Conflict Materials for gold (Au) and tin (Sn), materials used on our connectors. To our best knowledge, Fischer Connectors is compliant with the Dodd-Frank Act.


Sony Green Partner Program

Fischer Connectors is certified as Sony Green Partner. Sony sees global environmental conservation as one of the most critical issues for humankind in the 21st century. For the procurement of parts and materials used in its products, Sony designates suppliers that cooperate in the production of environmentally sensitive products as Green Partners.

Since April 2003, Sony procures parts and materials for its products solely from suppliers that have qualified as Green Partners. This qualification is one requirement for suppliers wishing to both start and continue doing business with the company. Suppliers must renew their Green Partner approval every two years.


 

Fischer Connectors ISO certifications

ISO 9001:2008

Quality management systems
Fischer Connectors is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Through its longstanding quality management commitment, the company targets excellence.



ISO 13485:2003

Medical devices - Quality management systems

Fischer Connectors is ISO 13485:2003 certified. The company meets the quality management systems requirements for the design and manufacture of medical devices.



ISO 14001:2004

Environmental management systems
Fischer Connectors' environmental management system is ISO 14001:2004 certified. Fischer Connectors is committed to efficiently managing its waste, to preventing contamination and to reducing the environmental impact.



OHSAS 18001:2007

Occupational health and safety management system
Fischer Connectors is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, customers and visitors. Fischer Connectors is OHSAS 18001:2007 certified.


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