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Relating product compilaence with the material master in SAP R3 system

Hai SAP Gurus,

Please can you help me to mark a material in relation to the product compilance or regulatory requirements like RoH, CSA, EC, Copy exact in the SAP Standard process. please note that we are not using SAP EH&C and the client is asking this requirrement in the SAP R3 System. Is this possible to link this with material master? If so can u kindly explain me on this please.

Thanking you in advance.



Former Member
Former Member replied


I agree with Christph.

5 years ago when RoHS came into force many companies were trying to handle compliance information in the material master classification (like RoHS "compliant" / "not compliant").

That approach failed when regulated substances were updated. Looking at the latest developments like REACH SVHC*) declarations this facts becomes even a bigger problem for the industry. The regulated substances are updated every six month and data for purchased parts from suppliers needs to be up-to-date. Additionally a flag is simply not enough. A company needs to know which substances are contained in their products.

This is very difficult without an appropriate IT solution (like the SAP Product and REACH Compliance).

Best regards,


*) SVHC substance of very high concern

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