Customer information about alloy components in our products


Since June 2018, the substance lead (CAS number: 7439 - 92 -1, EC number: 231 - 100 -4) has been included in the so-called REACH candidate list of the European Chemicals Agency ECHA, which is expanded several times a year.

In accordance with Article 33 of the REACH regulation, we inform you that our products listed below contain lead with a mass concentration of more than 0.1 %. There was no change in the assessment of the dangerousness of lead or a change in the lead concentration. The DVGW, ÖVGW or other approvals are also retained without restriction. Furthermore, the materials for fittings for drinking water installations are, according to the criteria of the Federal Environment Agency, made of metals suitable for drinking water hygiene, as you are used to it. These materials are particularly characterized by a low lead release.


The affected product groups are:

- PRINETO tinned fittings for drinking water installations

- PRINETO sliding sleeves

- building plugs

- PRINETO special fittings for heating installation

- Components in heating circuit distributors

- Ball valves also for connection sets

- PRIPRESS metallic fittings

- Components in pump groups

- Valve bodies and fittings from the LATENTO range


This letter is for your information only. There is no change in your need for action with regard to handling or the obligation to provide information to the end customer. You are welcome to contact us with any questions or ambiguities.

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