ARGE supports its members in complying with EU’s REACH regulation

Since Q1/2017 ARGE (The European Federation of Associations of Locks and Builders Hardware Manufacturers) has been lobbying against the proposal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to restrict the use of nickel in keys. Recently, the European Commission and ECHA decided to discontinue the preparation of a guideline which would have extended the presently existing restriction of the use of nickel. As a result, the threat that nickel would be restricted for the use in keys is averted for the time being.

Read more about the success story ‘Nickel Guideline’.