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​Restricted substances

UPM’s RSL list prohibits or limits the use of hazardous or otherwise detrimental chemicals in UPM products.  

It lists roughly 6,000 chemicals that are subject to restrictions in our products.

 
 

​UPM RSL - Restricted Chemical Substances List

The UPM Restricted Chemical Substances List (UPM RSL) is an integral part of UPM’s commitment to product safety. The UPM RSL was first launched in 2010 and has since been adopted as part of the compulsory requirements that all UPM chemical suppliers must meet.

The UPM Restricted Chemical Substances List (UPM RSL) is an integral part of UPM’s commitment to product safety and protection of the environment. The UPM RSL was first launched in 2010 and has since been adopted as a compulsory requirement met by all UPM chemical suppliers.

The UPM RSL forms part of our responsible sourcing procedure. The UPM RSL ensures that the materials and methods used in the manufacturing of UPM products comply with the strictest global legislation regarding the environment, health and product safety.  UPM also urges its suppliers to favour renewable, organic resources that are recyclable and biodegradable wherever possible, and to manufacture components and materials satisfying the highest environmental standards.

 


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