VarTech Recognized Certifications and Compliances

Certifications and compliances held by VarTech Systems

Certifications and Compliances - ISO

ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company

What is ISO 9001:2015?

This quality management system is an international standard used by organizations to demonstrate their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements and to demonstrate continuous improvement.

VarTech Systems Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.

Certifications and Compliances - RoHS Compliant

RoHS Compliance Statement

VarTech Systems is committed to providing our customers with environmentally friendly products compliant with the European Union RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directive and RoHS2 (RoHS recast).

The RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC) addresses the design phase of products and aims to restrict the use of six hazardous substances from electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), for the protection of human health and the environment. The main requirement of the RoHS regulation is that from July 1, 2006, a manufacturer may not put a new EEE containing lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), in amounts exceeding set maximum concentration values, on the market throughout the EU. To meet this directive, all components within a product must be examined to assess levels of restricted substances.

VarTech Systems recognizes the environmental value of the RoHS directive, our engineering departments have been designing new products using RoHS compliant components since January 2006. In addition, our current product lines have already transitioned to meet the RoHS 2 compliant directive which expands the RoHS directive to all electrical and electronic equipment, cables, and spare parts.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding VarTech’s RoHS compliance please feel free to contact us.

ITAR Compliant

ITAR Registration

The United States Government, through the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), controls the export and import of defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML). These regulations implement the provisions of the Arms Export Control Act and are described in Title 22 (Foreign Relations), Chapter 1 (Department of State), Subchapter M Code of Federal Regulations.

The US Department of State interprets and enforces ITAR. Its goal is to safeguard US National Security and further US foreign policy objectives via trade controls.

For practical purposes, ITAR regulates the information and materials pertaining to defense and military-related technologies (i.e., USML items). These items may only be shared with US persons and not exported in any manner unless authorization from the Department of State is received or a special exemption is used. United States companies can face heavy fines by the US Department of State for ITAR trade violations (e.g., exporting controlled technology or items without approval or the use of an exemption, provided foreign [non-US persons] with access to ITAR protected defense articles, services or technical data).

VarTech Systems Inc. is an ITAR-registered corporation and strictly follows the provisions set within. This includes the sale and export of optical filters, coatings, and display assemblies with military applications. Please contact us directly if you need our ITAR Registration Number or if you require additional information on our products and for an export control/end use survey so that ITAR control applicability can be properly determined.

For additional information on ITAR regulations please see the US Department of State website.

VarTech Systems’ DiamondVue & ToughStation monitors and computers that are designed for hazardous environments were certified by Met Labs and tested under Canadian Safety Association (CSA Group) and comply with National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.

The Class, Division rating system is defined in the NEC, NFPA 70 as published by the National Fire Protection Association. NFPA published the NEC classification system to provide international companies with compatible rating system to the IEC classification system. 

Hazardous computers rated for Division 2 (Div 2/C1D2) environments are designed to work in areas where ignitable concentrations of flammable gases, vapors or liquids are not likely to exist under normal operating conditions. In this area the gas, vapor or liquids would only be present under abnormal conditions (most often leaks under abnormal conditions).  Industries that operate in rugged and hazardous environments within North America typically require technology that is rated for Division 2 applications, such as offshore and natural gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, paint and chemical. 

Purge Protected workstations/kiosks were not tested & certified by an outside 3rd party, these products are constructed with Pepperl+Fuchs certified components.