|Promoting Green Supply|
|We established in August 2005 our Chemical Substance Management Guidelines for the management of hazardous substances concerning parts and indirect materials used for our company’s products and manage chemical substances in accordance with it. Our Chemical Substance Management Guidelines provide management rules concerning substances specified in laws and regulations, such as substances whose use is restricted or prohibited by the RoHS Directive, SVHC (high-concern material) in REACH, substances banned by legislation, and substances designated by the Japan Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JGPSSI). We keep these guidelines updated by making necessary revisions to them in response to changes in relevant laws, (Revision was made twice in 2011.) regulations, and other rules. They include definitions of terms, RoHS threshold values, survey questionnaires for our suppliers on chemical substances that affect the environment, and a guarantee form to assure that no RoHS-restricted substances are contained in the materials we use.|
|Request for Environmental Information about Materials|
We request that our suppliers agree to abide by our Chemical Substance Management Guidelines and submit a survey questionnaire and a guarantee form to assure that their supplies contain no RoHS-restricted substances.