Acquis is Your One Stop Solution for all the Restricted Substances Regulations Compliance

Are you seeking guidance on navigating the complexities of global restricted substance regulations?

Navigating the ever-growing complexities of global restricted substance regulations can be a daunting task for Product Manufacturers. Acquis Compliance is here to simplify the process with our comprehensive software, consulting, and services. Our solutions empower you to achieve compliance with a wide range of global restricted substance regulations, including

  • AD-DSL (Aerospace and Defense Declarable Substances List),
  • chemSHERPA,
  • India CMSR (Chemical Management and Safety Rules),
  • IEC 62474 Declarable Substance List (DSL), or
  • Any customer-specific declarative substance list tracking.

Let us be your trusted partner in effectively and efficiently managing your restricted substance compliance requirements.

Flexible & Scalable Solution for Restricted Substances Compliance and Beyond

Supplier management: Acquis automates queries to suppliers when new substances come in scope of the restricted substance regulations, and minimizes supplier fatigue by streamlining duplicate data collection. This ensures that you have a clear understanding of the substances used in your products, and that your suppliers are in compliance with the regulations.

Detailed reporting: Acquis provides detailed dashboards and roll-up reports that help you uncover hidden risks and opportunities in your supply chain. This information can help you to make better decisions about your products and your supply chain, and to mitigate business risks.

Automated data collection and reporting: Acquis automates the collection and reporting of data on hidden restricted substance risks in your supply chain. This saves you time and resources, and ensures that you have accurate and up-to-date information about the substances used in your products.

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Custom declarative substance list tracking: Acquis helps you to track and manage custom declarative substance lists, ensuring that you are compliant with the specific requirements of your industry or customer.

Deep-mapping of your supply chain: Acquis's solution allows you to deep-map the complex manufacturing ecosystem, unlocking the ability to survey suppliers at the part level for material disclosure (FMD) data, gain deep visibility into supply chain risk, and support varies data exchange standards including IPC-1754, IEC 62474, IPC-1752A Class D XML imports.

SDS/MSDS sourcing and mapping: Acquis helps you to source and map SDSs from your suppliers, ensuring that you have the latest and most accurate information about the substance’s safety. We can also help you author the SDS documentation for your chemical products.

Unlock Global Market Opportunities with Acquis Compliance Solutions


Compliance: Acquis's solutions help you to comply with the complex restricted substance regulations. This protects your business from fines, penalties, and product recalls


Peace of mind: Acquis's solutions give you peace of mind knowing that your products are safe and compliant. This allows you to focus on your core business activities


Improved efficiency: Acquis's solutions help you to improve the efficiency of your compliance processes. This saves you time and money, and allows you to focus on other important priorities


Brand protection: Acquis's solutions help you to protect your brand from reputational damage. By ensuring that your products are compliant with the restricted substance regulations, you can build trust with your customers and avoid costly recalls

The Benefits of Working with Acquis Compliance

The Benefits of Working with Acquis Compliance

By partnering with Acquis Compliance, you unlock a range of benefits to simplify your Restricted Substances compliance efforts:

  • Expertise: Acquis has a team of experts with deep knowledge of the global restricted substance regulations. They can help you to understand the regulations, and to develop a compliance plan that is tailored to your specific industry & needs.
  • Data Support: Acquis provides ongoing supplier engagement & data management support to help you to stay compliant with the regulations. This includes access to our knowledge base, training, and consulting services.
  • Technology: Acquis's solutions are powered by the modern tech-stack. This ensures that you have access to the most up-to-date information, security and tools, and that your compliance processes are efficient and effective.

Ready to Streamline Your Approach to Global Restricted Substances Compliance?

Book a demo or contact our sales team to learn how Acquis Compliance software and services can simplify your compliance journey. Let us be your trusted partner in achieving seamless compliance with AD-DSL, chemSHERPA, SDS/MSDS, custom declarable substance list tracking, and more.

Restricted Substances Regulations FAQs

What are Restricted Substances?

Restricted substances are chemicals or substances that are regulated or restricted by various laws and regulations due to their potential harm to human health or the environment. These regulations aim to control the use, handling, and disposal of these substances to minimize their negative impacts.

Why are Restricted Substance Regulations important?

Restricted substance regulations are important for several reasons. They help protect human health and the environment by minimizing exposure to hazardous substances. Compliance with these regulations ensures product safety, reduces the risk of adverse health effects, and promotes sustainable practices in industries. It is important to adhere to these regulations to have uninterrupted market access for your products.

Which industries are affected by global restricted substance regulations?

Various industries are affected by global restricted substance regulations, including manufacturing, electronics, automotive, aerospace, defense, medical device, industrial & consumer goods, and many more. These regulations apply to products and materials used in these industries to ensure the safety and well-being of consumers and the environment.

How does Acquis Compliance help with managing restricted substances compliance?

Acquis Compliance provides comprehensive software, consulting, and services to help businesses effectively manage restricted substances compliance. Our solutions automate data collection, supplier management, reporting, and deep-mapping of supply chains. This streamlines compliance processes, enhances visibility into substance risks, and ensures regulatory adherence.

What is AD-DSL (Aerospace and Defense Declarable Substances List) and why is it important?

AD-DSL is a specific list of declarable substances relevant to the aerospace and defense industries. It outlines substances that must be declared and managed within these industries to ensure compliance with safety, environmental, and quality standards. Adhering to AD-DSL is crucial for manufacturers in these sectors to meet customer requirements and maintain regulatory compliance.

What is chemSHERPA and how does it impact compliance efforts?

chemSHERPA is a platform that facilitates the exchange of substance and material data throughout the supply chain. It enables effective communication and data sharing between suppliers and manufacturers, ensuring compliance with restricted substance regulations. chemSHERPA streamlines information exchange, enhances transparency, and supports compliance efforts.

What is India CMSR (Chemical Management and Safety Rules) and their significance?

India CMSR (Chemical Management and Safety Rules) is a draft regulation recently introduced by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in India. They aim to ensure the safe management, handling, and disposal of hazardous chemicals. Compliance with CMSR is essential for businesses operating in India to meet legal requirements and ensure the safety of workers and the environment.

What is the IEC 62474 Declarable Substance List (DSL) and how does it relate to compliance?

IEC 62474 Declarable Substance List (DSL) is an industry standard for managing declarable substances in electrical and electronic products. It provides a harmonized approach for disclosing substances of concern in compliance with global regulations. Manufacturers reference the IEC 62474 DSL to ensure compliance with substance restrictions and communicate information effectively.

Can Acquis Compliance assist with customer-specific declarative substance list tracking?

Yes, Acquis Compliance can help businesses track and manage customer-specific declarative substance lists. Our solutions provide flexibility to accommodate the unique restricted substances list of different industries or customers. This ensures compliance with specific regulations or contractual obligations and strengthens customer relationships.

How can Acquis Compliance software and services simplify the process of achieving compliance with global restricted substances regulations?

Acquis Compliance software and services simplify compliance by automating data collection, reporting, and supplier management. We provide detailed dashboards and reports, deep-mapping of supply chains, and support for various global regulations. Acquis Compliance's expertise, technology, and ongoing support enable businesses to streamline compliance efforts, mitigate risks, and achieve compliance efficiently.