Sourcing of Material

  • The sourcing of raw materials, intermediates, additives, coating materials and third party products shall be based on an assessment of safety, health, environment and security, to verify that:
    • Goods are produced in accordance with the safety management principles of Fertilizers Europe
    • Goods are produced in accordance with Fertilizers Europe’s Best Available Techniques for preventing environmental pollution
    • Goods satisfy the requirements of REACH and other legal SHE legislation
    • Goods and the supply chain satisfy requirements to security
  • The selection of supplier of goods and of the supply chain company (transport and intermediate storage) shall take account of their safety performance and SHE management system
  • A procedure shall be in place for the evaluation and selection of suppliers and supply chain companies
  • Safety Data Sheets shall be available from the supplier
  • The requirements to SHE and security shall be part of the purchase and supply contract
  • Quality assurance and controls shall be organized by the company responsible for the sourcing to ensure that all SHE and security requirements are met with respect to quality of goods and the supply chain.