Performance through Precision
VPG Corporate
Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
To: 
European Union Customers
From: 
Benny Shaya, Vice President Micro-Measurements Sales & Marketing
Subject: 
Sunset Date- Chromium Trioxide and Impacted Micro-Measurements Products

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) - MicroMeasurements is committed to conducting business with conformity to the responsibilities and obligations of Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). Under Annex XIV of the REACH directive, Chromium trioxide (CAS# 1333-82-0) has been issued a sunset date of September 21st, 2017.

VPG will cease taking orders for Member States of the European Union and European Free Trade Association for the following products: H Cement, H Cement Thinner, M-Bond GA-100 Cement, PBX Solvent and HG-1 Cement on July 31st, 2017. Chromium trioxide is a component in the formulations
of the aforementioned products.

Please contact your sales or account representative regarding final order placement or substitution options for the phased out products.