The entire range of tyres offered by Trelleborg Wheel Systems uses environmentally-friendly extender oils only, complying with limits on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. In fact, some of these were considered to be toxic and harmful to health. The new extender oils maintain the excellent overall performance of Trelleborg tyres while respecting the environment.
In addition, Trelleborg pro-actively cooperates with all suppliers and partners to reduce and replace hazardous substances and materials in product and process in accordance with the EU REACH chemical legislation.
Trelleborg promotes environmental friendly programs within the main industry associations. Member of ETRMA - European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association, Trelleborg is also a full member of ETRTO. Moreover, TM tyres production facilities, Research and Development and Sales are certified ISO 9001 / 14001.
REACH, a strict regulatory framework for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals, establishes obligations for manufacturers, importers and downstream users of chemical substances imported to, or produced in, the European Union in amounts exceeding 1 ton per year.