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Environmental information
Due to the increased interest of the public in environmental matters we have decided to illustrate to our customers in a brochure the measures taken by ifm over the years regarding environmental protection.
The "environmental information for our customers" contains extracts from our corporate philosophy, ifm's environmental policy, environmental protection measures taken, an abridged version of the current ecological balance sheet as well as information about critical substances.

Disposal of waste
Service for returning waste units of the ifm group of companies.

China RoHS
Chinese and English certificates for ifm products according to the environmental laws of the People’s Republic of China.

Since 1 June 2007 the regulation (EC) no. 1907/2006, the so-called REACH regulation (REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) has been in force. To put it in plain words, the REACH regulation distinguishes between chemical products ("substances on their own and in preparations") and non-chemical products ("substances in articles"). ifm electronic gmbh as a manufacturer of non-chemical products (control, communication and automation technology) is a "producer of articles" according to the REACH regulation. As such a producer, the provisions of art. 33 concerning the "candidate list" are important for ifm. This list was published for the first time on 28 October 2008 and is regularly updated (see

Declaration of Decontamination
Declaration of Decontamination for the return of products as a download.