Sustainability and environmental protection

Ecology and resource conservation that benefit our customers

At PFLITSCH, a responsible approach to the environment and to the use of resources is a top priority. We have always seen sustainability as an opportunity to become ever more innovative and better. We develop solutions that offer great customer benefits, are manufactured in an increasingly efficient and resource-friendly way and do not pollute the environment. We guarantee that our products are ecologically harmless and that all materials and components comply with the required limits and meet the guidelines.

Our high-quality and durable products contribute to ensuring the high quality of our customers’ products, machines and plants and a long service life. Furthermore, our innovations support the expansion of electric mobility and therefore reduce the use of fossil fuels.

Declaration of material compliance

Download the latest version of our Declaration of material compliance here:

Declaration of material compliance


REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006

European Union Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 regulates the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) in the EU.


RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2)

The RoHS Directive (Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment) applicable throughout the EU specifies various chemical substances that may not be used in electrical and electronic equipment.

Customer information regarding the changeover to lead-free brass

The stricter RoHS directive came into force on 22 July 2021. Please refer to our customer information for details on the background to the changeover to lead-free brass, the consequences for approvals and certifications and how this in-house changeover affects product numbers.

Customer Information Sheet on Changeover to RoHS 2 Directive


POP Regulation (EU) 2019/1021

The POP regulation defines limit values or bans on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) with the aim of reducing the release of POPs into the environment. It implements the obligation of the Stockholm Convention of 2001 regarding the protection of human health and the environment from persistent organic chemicals.
The POP Regulation also regulates substances from the PFAS, PFOA and PFOS groups.


WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment

The WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU aims to prevent waste from electrical and electronic equipment and to reduce such waste through re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery.

Statement on the WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment