TCM Environmental Policy
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TCM America, Inc. strives to produce and distribute the world-class products of TCM while at the same time caring for and improving our environment. To that end we have established an Environmental Management System (EMS). The purpose of our EMS is to identify and manage our environmental impacts. We use a systematic process to continually improve these programs to make us more efficient and a better neighbor.
Our Environmental Policy is:
- Prevent pollution, waste, and resource consumption wherever possible.
- Continually improve our programs to minimize all adverse environmental impacts.
- Conduct activities in compliance with all applicable legislation.
We are a charter member of the Lexington County Green Business program and were recognized by the South Carolina Smart Business Recycling Program. We are ISO 14001:2004 certified.
View our certificate: images/DNVCertificate2012.pdf
Please go to the TCM corporate link for more information: www.tcm.co.jp/english/company/ecology/
Hitachi Group's Voluntarily Controlled Chemical (VCC) Substances
|Chemical substances that the Hitachi Group prohibits from being included in procured products (chemical substances banned or restricted for use in products, including packing materials, by domestic or foreign regulations and potentially used for procured products for the Hitachi Group)
- Cadmium and its compounds,
- hexavalent chromium compounds,
- lead and its compounds (excl lead acid batteries),
- mercury and its compounds,
- bis (tributyltin) oxide (TBTO),
- polybrominated biphenyls (PBB),
- polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE),
- polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB),
- polychlorinated naphthalene (with 3 or more chlorines),
- shortchain chlorinated paraffin,
- azo dyes and pigments,
- ozone layer depleting substances
|Substances that are not restricted for inclusion in procured products but for which monitoring and control are required by domestic or foreign regulations, or for which special consideration for recycling or appropriate disposal is required
- Antimony and its compounds,
- arsenic and its compounds,
- beryllium and its compounds, bismuth and its compounds,
- nickel and its compounds (excl. alloys),
- selenium and its compounds,
- brominated flame retardants,
- polyvinyl chloride (PVC),
- phthalate esters,
- tributyltins (TBT) and triphenyltins (TPT),
- ozone layer depleting substances (HCFC),
- radioactive materials,
- potential REACH SVHC