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ASOS Chemical Policy and Restricted Substance List (RSL)
           ASOS Brand Suppliers (effective from March 2018)
For ASOS, 'Fashion with Integrity' means managing all aspects of our business transparently and
appropriately. We want our customers to enjoy their fashion secure in the knowledge that, when buying from
ASOS, they are buying from a responsible company that is actively working to deliver fashion with both
integrity and respect for people, animals and the environment, on a sustainable long-term basis.

‘Fashion with Integrity’ therefore encompasses the chemicals that are used in any aspect of our products, our
fabrics, our components and our packaging. As a valued supplier to ASOS, this document explains what we
need you to do help us deliver Fashion with Integrity with regard to the chemicals used to manufacture
products supplied to ASOS.

Key Principles
Eliminate Harmful Chemicals
As ASOS continues to build its sustainability commitment, we aim to reduce environmental impact and
eliminate the use of harmful chemicals to protect worker/consumer health and the environment.

Compliance to Global Legislations
ASOS has developed a Restricted Substance List (RSL), which outlines the acceptable limits of potentially
toxic or harmful substances which can be present in finished products. This RSL has been developed to
comply with legislative and regulatory requirements of global trading territories ASOS sells within, including
REACH and Proposition 65. ASOS expects all our suppliers (including brands) to supply products that comply
with applicable global legislative and regulatory requirements and take responsibility for keeping up to date
with any legislative changes. Suppliers should be risk-assessing all materials and product for compliance as
part of product development process.

Industry Collaboration
Chemical compliance and safer chemistry can be overwhelming and we cannot do it alone. We commit to
working with our supply chain, industry associations and leaders to accelerate industry efforts towards safer,
sustainable chemistry inputs, processes and outputs.

Action for Suppliers
ASOS requires suppliers to ensure all products and packaging meet the limits set out in our RSL. To ensure
compliant product, suppliers must:
    Communicate our RSL and ZDHC’s MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List) upstream to
       material, component and chemical suppliers.
    Source materials/components responsibly at development/order stage by requesting declarations,
       recognised certifications and/or test reports from your suppliers showing compliance to our RSL.
    Map material/component sources to establish compliant sources.
    Test materials/components for high-risk chemicals and submit mandatory chemical testing to the
       requirements specified in our Global Testing Manual to your technologist prior to Gold Seal Approval.
    Highlight any non-conformance with our RSL prior to starting production/delivery.
    Respond swiftly to ASOS’ request to see evidence of compliance in cases of customer complaints or
       enforcement authority challenge.
    Refer to our Chemical Policy Guidelines to implement better chemical management practices.

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ASOS Actions on Chemical Failures
    As soon as the brand becomes aware of any product that may not comply with our RSL you shall notify
    ASOS immediately. You must provide evidence of compliance and product information required in the
    format set out below. You agree to co-operate with all reasonable requests to provide such information as
    necessary to demonstrate evidence of testing and product compliance.

    Dealing with complaints and enforcement authority challenges:
    In the event that:
    a) ASOS receives notice that it has resold a product supplied by you that does not comply with our RSL; or
    b) ASOS carry out testing on your Products and determine a failure to comply with our RSL; or
    c) ASOS receives a complaint from our customer,
       we will take steps to immediately withdraw the Product from further sale.

    ASOS will not accept products, which fail to comply with our RSL and reserves the right to:
     Reject non-compliant products and require a replacement with compliant Products;
     Require re-working of the Products to comply with the ASOS RSL;
     Test and/or conduct a Product recall;
     Cancel any undelivered order/s;
     Discount / price reduction of delivered orders;
     Apply service credits
     Apply monetary deductions including but not limited to covering the cost of paying fines to an enforcement
       authority
     Account for any lost profits incurred by ASOS including but not limited to as a result of a Product recall
       and making goodwill payments.
     Destroy or safely dispose of products (at supplier’s cost)
     Reject stock (supplier to arrange and pay for the cost of storage and collection)
     Recover associated costs from suppliers

Product information required to be submitted by suppliers, when non-compliance is detected:
 Product name/description
 Product SKU
 PO number
 Quantity of affected product supplied to ASOS
 Name of restricted substance present in product
 CAS number
 The level of Restricted Substance detected and as a
 percentage of the weight of the individual component
 within the Product(s).
 Weight of product
 Details of product testing (include testing for lead)
 Details of other orders which may be affected

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Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                        ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●               ●               ●                                                                                I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -   medium risk -      low risk                                                                           R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used      detected                                                                                            S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently     occasionally                                                                                          T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                           VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                                      Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic            Natural           Synthetic         Coating /                                                               Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber            Metal                     Glass                                                                                                                             Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials             Fibres             Fibres            Printing                                                                Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:                                   ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                ●                                ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Textile: BS EN ISO 18254-1: 2016
                                                                                                                         NPEO:                                                                      Leather: ISO 18218-1:2015                                                                                                                                                                              APEO/NPEO are auxiliary chemicals used in various
                                      EU: REACH - Entry 46a and 46b of amending Annex                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 VP             NPEO is the biggest source of NP present in the
Alkylphenols & Alkylphenol
                                      XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No 552/2009
                                                                                        Textile: BS EN ISO 18254-1: 2016 Textile materials: 100 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      industries. They are good emulsifiers and wetting agents            T                                    environment. NP is a potent endocrine disrupter
Ethoxylates
                                      (previous Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (effective
                                                                                                                         Leather and polymer materials: 1000mg/kg                                           Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                   and thus have been widely employed in different industrial                                  T            to the aquatic environment and can cause
(APEO, NP, OP, NPEO, OPEO)                                                              Leather: ISO 18218-1:2015                                                                                              NPEO:                                                                                                                                                                                       and domestic detergents. They also co-formulants in                ED
                                      date: 3rd February 2021)
                                                                                                                         NP: 1000 mg/kg                                                             Textile materials: 100 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                           pesticides and biocides.                                                                   ED            feminization in some male fish.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Leather and polymer materials: 1000mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                          NP: 1000 mg/kg

                                      EU: REACH - Entry 43 of Regulation (EC) No
                                                                                              Textile: ISO 14362-1:2017
                                                                                              Leather: ISO 17234-1
                                                                                                                              30 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                  ●
                                      552/2009 amending Annex XVII of EC Inventory -          4-aminoazobenzene confirmation:                                                                                                                        (artificial leather)                    (vivid colours
                                                                                                                              (22 banned arylamines)
                                      Regulation No 1907/2006                                 Textile: ISO 14362-3:2017                                                                                                                               (Footwear only)                        especially red,
                                                                                              Leather: ISO 17234-2                                                                                                                                                                            orange and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:                                                                      yellow are
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Textile: ISO 14362-1:2017                                                                highest risk)
                                                                                              Textile: GB/T 17592:2011             Textile: 20 mg/kg;                                                  Leather: ISO 17234-1
                                      China: Textile: GB 18401-2010
                                                                                              Leather: GB/T 19942                  Leather: 30mg/kg;                                              4-aminoazobenzene confirmation:
                                      Leather: GB 20400-2006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Under basic chemical or enzymatic conditions,
                                                                                              4-Aminoazobenzene confirmation:      (23 banned arylamines )                                           Textile: ISO 14362-3:2017
                                      Footwear: GB 25038-2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Azo dyes and pigments are colourants containing at least                                                 some azo dyes may release aromatic amines
                                                                                              Textile: GB/T 23344                  Footwear: 30 mg/kg                                                  Leather: ISO 17234-2
Azo Dyes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   one azo bond (-N=N-) within the molecule. They are                  C           C                        which are classified as carcinogens. These
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           commonly used as colorant in textile and apparel industry.                                               regulated Azo dyes should no longer be used in
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    colouring textiles.
                                                                                              Textile: ISO 14362-1:2017                                                                                      30 mg/kg
                                                                                              Leather: ISO 17234-1
                                      AU: Australian Competition and Consumer                                                 30 mg/kg
                                                                                              4-aminoazobenzene confirmation:                                                                                  xylidine)
                                      Commission Safety Guidance                                                              (22 banned arylamines)
                                                                                              Textile: ISO 14362-3:2017
                                                                                              Leather: ISO 17234-2

                                                                                                                                   30 mg/kg
                                      India: Environmental (Protection) Act                   -
                                                                                                                                   (22 banned arylamines)

                                      EU: Entry 66 of Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC)
                                      No 1907/2006 (effective date: 2nd Jan 2020)
                                                                                          Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006             200mg/kg                                                                                                                 ●                                                        ●

                                      EU: Regulation (EU) No 10/2011                          Regulation (EU) No 10/2011           ≤ 0.6 mg/kg (migration)                                                  Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation (EU) No 10/2011                                                                                                                                                                             Bisphenol A is commonly used as a monomer in plastic,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               C
BPA
Bisphenol A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           expoxy resion and polycarbonate. e.g. plasticware for               M
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                   food.
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC
                                                                                    Regulation (EU) No 10/2011                     0.1% per product, up to one tonne total
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               R
                                      Candidate List

                                      US: California Proposition 65                                                                3 µ/d

                                      EU: Entry 23 of Regulation (EC) No 552/2009
                                                                                                                                   Substrate: Plastic, metal in jewellery: 100
                                                                                                                                   mg/kg;                                                                                                                   ●                                     ●                  ●                                   ●                ●                         ●
                                      amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No         EN1122                               Surface coating/paint on article:                                                                                                                                                                                                 (coated metals -
                                      1907/2006                                                                                    1000 mg/kg;                                                                                                                                                                                                                        red, oranges,
                                                                                                                                   Paint: Not detected                                                                                                                                                                                                                 yellow and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:                                                                                                                                                 green are
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Non metal: EN 1122                                                                                                                                             highest risk)
                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Metal: Acid digestion                                                                                                                                                                              Cadmium is a naturally occurring and abundant metal. In
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
Cadmium                                                                                                                            0.1% per product, up to one tonne total                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 apparel, cadmium is used as a colourant and stabiliser in                                                Heavy metals are suspected carcinogens and
(Total)
                                      Candidate List                                method
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                 plastics, pigments and coatings. Cadmium can also be                C           C                        are banned from intentional use in textiles.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Substrate: Plastic, metal in jewellery: 100 mg/kg;                                                                                                                                                               found in fertilisers, biocides and paints.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Surface coating/paint on article: 300 mg/kg;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paint: Not detected

                                      US: California Proposition 65 - Ref: RG-10-514803
                                      (consolidation with Case No. RG 10-545680 and RG Acid Digestion/AAS                          300mg/kg
                                      10-545687)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ●                                                        ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (deep/saturated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     shades are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chromium (VI) is known to be carcinogenic and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:                                                                                                             highest risk)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is corrosive to skin. Skin contact with certain
Chromium VI
                                      EU: Entry 47 of Commission Regulation (EU) No
                                      301/2014 amending Annex XVII of REACH
                                                                                              ISO 17075-2: 2017 with ageing
                                                                                              (80°C for 24 hours at less than 5% None detected (3mg/kg)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  IISO 17075-2: 2017 with ageing
                                                                                                                                                                                               (80°C for 24 hours at less than 5% RH)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In textiles and apparel, chromium (VI) is usually associated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           with plastics, dyes and tanned leather - predominantly from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               C           C                        chromium (VI) compounds can cause skin ulcers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Potassium dichromate (VI) and other chromium
                                      Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006                            RH)                                                                                                          Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                    the potassium dichromate two-bath tanning process.                  S           S                        (VI) compounds are banned, and residues in
                                                                                                                                                                                                             3 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    chromium (III) tanning agents are restricted.
Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                    ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●              ●             ●                                                                               I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -   medium risk -   low risk                                                                          R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used      detected                                                                                        S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently     occasionally                                                                                      T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                       VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                               Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic            Natural           Synthetic         Coating /                                                            Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber           Metal                   Glass                                                                                                                             Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials             Fibres             Fibres            Printing                                                             Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                                                         ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (PU only)                                                 (PU only)

                                      EU: Annex XIV of REACH Authorisation List.              PD CEN ISO/TS 16189:2013             1000mg/kg

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          DMFa is fatal if inhaled, is toxic if swallowed,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       R
                                                                                                                                                                                                    PD CEN ISO/TS 16189:2013
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DMFa is mainly used as solvent, and the manufacture of             R                                    causes severe skin burns and eye damage, may
Dimethylformamide (DMFa)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        adhesives, synthetic leathers, fibres, and surface coatings.                   T                           cause cancer, may damage fertility or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         unborn child and may cause allergy or asthma
                                                                                                                                                                                                            1000mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  S                          symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total
                                      Candidate List                                method

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                                              ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DMFu is mainly applied in leather products to avoid
                                      EU: Entry 61 of Regulation (EU) No 412/2012                                                                                                                 In house method, GC-MS analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Skin itching, irritation, redness and acute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deterioration during storage and transportation. It has been
Dimethyl Fumarate (DMFu)              amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No         In house method, GC-MS analysis      0.1 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        found in silica gel sachets and will evaporate onto the             S          S                        respiratory difficulties are symptoms of exposure
                                      1907/2006                                                                                                                                                             Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to DMFu.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        leather or other materials to protect them from mould.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             0.1 mg/kg

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Some of them possess irritant properties such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                              DIN 54231                                                                                                                                                                                 Disperse dyes are water-insoluble colorants that are mainly
Disperse dyes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   skin irritation, itchy, stuffy noses, sneezing and
(Allergenic and Carcinogenic)
                                      Germany: LFGB §64                                       DIN 54231                            5 mg/L                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               used for colouring polyester, nylon and cellulose acetate           S          S                        sore eyes. Restricted disperse dyes should no
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                textile fibres.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                longer be used for the dyeing of textiles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              5 mg/L

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ●     (artificial   ●    (Footwear    ●     (Footwear    ●     (Footwear          ●                ●               ●             ●         ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:                                 leather)              only)              only)              only)                                                                              Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead and Chromium (VI) are
                                                                                                                                                                                                           GB/T 17593.2                              (Footwear only)                                                                                                                                    banned in textile production. Refer to individual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        descriptions for Cadmium, Lead and Chromium (VI).                                                       Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead and
Extractable Heavy Metals              China: GB 25038-2010                                    GB/T 17593.2                                                                                                  Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                Arsenic is found in cotton farming as a preservative,                                                   Chromium (VI) . See individual metals for more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pesticide and defoliant. Mercury is found in pesticides and                                             detail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        as a contaminant in Caustic Soda (NaOH). Mercury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        compounds have been used in paints and surface coatings.

                                      EU: PBB - Entry 8 of Regulation (EC) No 552/2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                  ●                  ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (where finishes     (where finishes   (where finishes     (where finishes
                                      amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are applied)        are applied)      are applied)        are applied)
                                      1907/2006 (previously restricted under Directive
                                      83/264/EEC); OctaBDE - entries 45 of Regulation
                                                                                                                                   PBB, TRIS, TEPA - Not Detected;
                                      (EC) No 552/2009 amending Annex XVII of REACH In-house method: GC-MS/ GC-
                                                                                                                                   OctaBDE - 1000 mg/kg
                                      Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006; TRIS and TEPA -    NPD/MS/LC-MS analysis
                                                                                                                                   DecaBDE - 1000 mg/kg
                                      entries 4 and 7 of Regulation (EC) No 552/2009
                                      amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No
                                      1907/2006; DecaDBE - Entry 67 Annex XVII (EU)
                                      2017/227 (effective date: 2nd March 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                     In-house method; GC-MS/ GC-NPD/MS /LC-MS analysis

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Requirement:
Flame Retardants                      EU: POPs - Commission regulation (EU) No.                                                                                              PBB, TRIS, TEPA, TCEP, TDCPP, PentaBDE, OctaBDE, DecaBDE:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flame retardants are used in a wide range of products like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        automobiles, electronics and textiles because of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           C           C                        These kinds of flame retardants are suspected to
                                      757/2010 amending annex I of Regulation (EC) No                                                                                                                 Usage Ban                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be carcinogenic and mutagenic.
                                      850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the                                                                                                    TetraBDE, HexaDBE, HeptDBE: 10 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        stability and heat resistance.                                     M           M
                                      Council concerning Persistent Organic Pollutants                                                                                         Antimony trioxide, SCCP, TBB, TBBPA, TBPH, TCPP: 1000
                                                                                                                                   PentaBDE, TetraBDE, HexaDBE, HeptDBE - 10
                                      (POPs). PentaBDE (entries 44 of Regulation (EC) No      In-house method: GC-MS/ GC-                                                                              mg/kg
                                                                                                                                   mg/kg;
                                      552/2009 amending Annex XVII of REACH                   NPD/MS/LC-MS analysis                                                                               HBCDD - 100mg/kg
                                                                                                                                   HBCDD - 100mg/kg
                                      Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006); TetraBDE,
                                      HexaDBE, HeptaDBE - commission regulation No
                                      757/2010. HBCDD - EU regulation 2016/293
                                      amending Regulation (EC) No 850/2004.

                                                                                                                                   PentaBDE, OctaBDE, DecaBDE, TCEP, TDCPP
                                                                                                                                   : Usage ban
                                      US: State Legislations: Washington, Maine, Oregon,      In-house method: GC-MS/ GC-
                                      New York, Vermont                                       NPD/MS/LC-MS analysis
                                                                                                                                   Antimony trioxide, HBCDD, SCCP, TBB,
                                                                                                                                   TBBPA, TBPH, TCPP :1000 mg/kg
Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                         ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●                ●               ●                                                                                I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -   medium risk -       low risk                                                                           R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used      detected                                                                                             S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently     occasionally                                                                                           T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                            VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                                       Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic           Natural            Synthetic          Coating /                                                               Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber            Metal                      Glass                                                                                                                             Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials            Fibres              Fibres             Printing                                                                Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                   ●                 ●                  ●                                                  ●
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total                                                                              (artificial        (permanent          (permanent
                                      Candidate List                                method                                                                                                                                                               leather)         crease finishes     crease finishes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (Footwear only)     are highest risk)   are highest risk)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Textiles: ISO 14184-1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Despite its multi-function properties,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Leather: ISO 17226-2 (by UV method)                                                                                                                                                                          Formaldehyde is a volatile organic compound whose                                                        formaldehyde is an irritant that sensitizes mucous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            chemical properties make it suitable to be used as an anti-                                              membranes.
                                                                                                                                   clothing specifically marketed as suitable for                             Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                  creasing and anti-shrinking agent. It can be co-polymerized                     T
Formaldehyde                          AU: Australian Competition and Consumer                                                      people with sensitive skin: 30 mg/kg                clothing specifically marketed as suitable for people with                                                                                                                                                           with phenol or urea to form polymeric resins. In textiles and        I                                   When inhaled formaldehyde may cause
                                      Commission Safety Guidance
                                                                                              ISO 14184-1
                                                                                                                                   garments which contact the skin: 100 mg/kg                           sensitive skin: 30 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                            apparel, formaldehyde may be found in stiffened and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            S                        headaches, a burning sensation in the throat,
                                                                                                                                   other garments or fabrics: 300 mg/kg                              Direct skin contact: 75 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                          permanent press fabrics.                                                                                 and difficulty breathing, and can trigger or
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Non-direct skin contact: 300 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 aggravate asthma symptoms
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Footwear: 75 mg/kg

                                                                                                                                   For Textile & Leather:
                                      China: Textile: GB 18401-2010
                                                                                              Textile: GB/T 2912.1                 Direct skin-contact = 75mg/kg;
                                      Leather: GB 20400-2006
                                                                                              Leather: GB/T 19941                  Non-Direct skin-contact = 300 mg/kg
                                      Footwear: GB 25038-2010
                                                                                                                                   For footwear: 75 mg/kg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                   ●                 ●                  ●                ●            ●     (coated        ●         ●
                                      EU: Entry 63 of Regulation (EC) No 836/2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (non-jewellery                       metals are
                                      amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No         In-house method; Acid digestion                                                                                                                                                                                                          only)                           highest risk)
                                                                                                                                   0.05% (500mg/kg)
                                      1907/2006/ Commission Regulation (EU)                   with AAS
                                      2015/628

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jewellery:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   EPA 3050B / 3051A / 3052
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Non-jewellery:
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Metal: CPSC-CH-E1001-08.3                                                                                                                                                                               Lead is a metal which can be found naturally in many ores.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lead is a suspected carcinogen and can
                                                                                                                              Jewellery:                                                         Non-metal: CPSC-CH-E1002-08.3                                                                                                                                                                              Catalysts used to synthesize paint, plastic, pigment inks and
Lead (Total)
                                                                                                                              Class 1 component* - no requirement                              Surface coating: CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1                                                                                                                                                                          coatings may contain lead. As a result, traces of lead              C                      CO            adversely affect the central nervous system,
                                                                                              Jewellery:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             kidneys and the immune system.
                                                                                                                              Class 2 component - Electroplated metal;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      compounds may remain in the finished product.
                                                                                              EPA 3050B / 3051A / 3052        6.0%                                                                          Requirement:
                                      US: Jewellery: California metal containing jewellery
                                      law                                                                                     Unplated metal; 1.5%
                                                                                              Non-jewellery:                  Plastic or rubber including acrylic,                                   Surface coating: 90 mg/kg;
                                      Non-jewellery: California Proposition 65*
                                                                                              Metal: CPSC-CH-E1001-08.3       polystyrene, plastic beads and stones and              Accessible substrate: 90 mg/kg (bag); 100 mg/kg (others)
                                      CGC-00-313596/ 03-427020/ 05-440570/ 03-
                                                                                              Non-metal: CPSC-CH-E1002-08.3 polyvinyl chloride (PVC); 200 ppm                                Accessible substrate with PVC: 200 mg/kg
                                      41631/ RG13663979, CGC-11-509211
                                                                                              Surface coating: CPSC-CH-E1003- Paint or surface coating; 600 ppm
                                                                                              09.1                            Class 3 component
                                                                                                                               - Material other than Class 1 or 2; 600 ppm
                                                                                                                              Non-jewellery:
                                                                                                                              Surface coating: 90 mg/kg;
                                                                                                                              Accessible substrate: 90 mg/kg (bag); 100
                                                                                                                              mg/kg (others)
                                                                                                                              Accessible substrate with PVC: 200mg/kg

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                                                         ●                  ●                                  ●                         ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (non-jewellery
                                                                                              Non-coated:                                                                                               Non-coated:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       only)
                                                                                              ASTM D5517(extraction with                                                                    ASTM D5517(extraction with artificial saliva)
                                      EU: Annex XVII
                                                                                              artificial saliva)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lead is a metal which can be found naturally in many ores.
                                      Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lead is a suspected carcinogen and can
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Coated:                                                                                                                                                                                        Catalysts used to synthesize paint, plastic, pigment inks and
Lead (Release)
                                                                                              Coated:                                                                               EN 12472:2005 + A1:2009 and ASTM D5517(extraction with                                                                                                                                                                  coatings may contain lead. As a result, traces of lead              C                      CO            adversely affect the central nervous system,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     kidneys and the immune system.
                                                                                              EN 12472:2005 + A1:2009 and                                                                               artificial saliva)                                                                                                                                                                                  compounds may remain in the finished product.
                                                                                              ASTM D5517(extraction with
                                                                                              artificial saliva)                                                                                            Requirement:

                                                                                              Non-coated:
                                                                                              EN 1811:2011 + A1:2015 (nickel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ●
                                                                                              migration)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (shiny metals
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:
                                      EU: Entry 27 of Regulation (EC) No 552/2009                                                  Direct and prolong contact with skin:                                                                                                                                                                                             are highest risk)
                                                                                              Coated:                                                                                                      Non-coated:
                                      amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No                                                                                                                EN 1811:2011 + A1:2015
                                                                                              EN 12472:2005+A1:2009 (wear
                                      1907/2006                                                                                                                                                              Coated:
                                                                                              and corrosion)
                                                                                                                                                                                                     EN 12472:2005+A1:2009                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In metal components, nickel can migrate to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nickel is a naturally occurring metal. In textiles and
                                                                                              Sunglasses:                                                                                                   Sunglasses:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              surface of the metal causing skin irritation or
Nickel (Release)
                                                                                              EN 16128:2015                                                                                              EN 16128:2015
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            apparel, nickel can be found in paints, inks, plastic and            S                                   high levels of skin allergy in some consumers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            metal accessories.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     particularly in prolonged skin contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Direct and prolong contact with skin:
                                                                                              Coated item; GB/T 28485 and
                                      China: GB 28480-2012                                    GB/T 19719                           article)
                                                                                              Non-coated item; GB/T 19719
Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                      ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●               ●             ●                                                                                I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -    medium risk -   low risk                                                                           R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used       detected                                                                                         S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently      occasionally                                                                                       T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                         VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                                    Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic           Natural            Synthetic         Coating /                                                             Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber            Metal                   Glass                                                                                                                             Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials            Fibres              Fibres            Printing                                                              Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ●      (rubber,                                                                                     ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:                              footwear only)                                                                                   (latex and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            GB/T 24153                                                                                                                                 rubber are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nitrosamines, and are associated with rubber and latex
N-Nitrosamines                        China: GB 25038-2010                                    GB/T 24153                           Not detected (detection limit: 0.5 mg/kg)                                                                                                                                                                          highest risk)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         products, chemical intermediaries and finished cosmetics.           C           C                        They are known to be carcinogenic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                              Not detected (detection limit: 0.5 mg/kg)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                 ●                             ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (antibacterial                         (glitter, foil,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   BS ISO 17353, GC-MS analysis                                             finishes)                          plastisol prints
                                                                                                                                   Tri-substituted organostannic                                                                                                                                               and binders are                                                                           The major commercial applications of organotin compounds                                                 Organotin compounds are environmental
                                                                                                                                   compounds such as                                                                                                                                                            highest risk)
                                      EU: Entry 20 of Regulation (EC) No 276/2010                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                are as plastic heat stabilisers, catalytic agents, industrial                   S                        pollutants and particularly harmful and toxic to
Organotin Compounds                   amending Annex XVII of REACH Regulation (EC) No         BS ISO 17353, GC-MS analysis
                                                                                                                                   weight of tin
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tri-substituted organostannic                                                                                                                                                                       biocides and antifouling for paints. In textiles organotins        ED                         T          the aquatic organisms. They can damage liver,
                                      1907/2006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are associated with plastics/rubber, inks, paint, metallic                     ED                        kidneys, and cause disruption of the endocrine
                                                                                                                                                                                                           by weight of tin                                                                                                                                                                              glitter, PU and heat transfer material.                                                                  system.

                                                                                              ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                  ●                                     ●
                                      EU: REACH Annex XVII Entry 68 (effective date: 4th      DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric                                                                                                                          (water repellent    (water repellent   (water repellent                       (water repellent
                                                                                                                                   25ug/kg
                                      July 2020)                                              method                                                                                                                                                     or stain            or stain           or stain                               or stain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        resistant           resistant          resistant                              resistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        finishes)           finishes)          finishes)                              finishes)

                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total
                                      Candidate List                                method

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PFOA has been used to provide soil, oil and water
                                                                                                                                                                                                       CEN/TS 15968: 2014
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         resistance to textiles, apparels, leather and footwear. In                                                   PFOA is classified as a persistent organic
Perflurooctanoic acid (PFOA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         textile processing, PFOA is also used in polymers like                                     VP                                pollutant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                      EU: POPs Commission regulation (EU) No.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ban
                                      757/2010 amending Regulation (EC) No
                                      850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the          CEN/TS 15968: 2010                   Ban
                                      Council concerning Persistent Organic Pollutants
                                      (POPs) , Annex B

                                                                                                                                   Textile/carpet/coated consumer product: 1
                                      Norway: Norwegian Product Regulations                   CEN/TS 15968: 2010
                                                                                                                                   other consumer product: 1000 mg/kg

                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ●                   ●                  ●                                     ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (water repellent    (water repellent   (water repellent                       (water repellent
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total                                                                               or stain            or stain           or stain                               or stain
                                      Candidate List                                method
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        resistant           resistant          resistant                              resistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        finishes)           finishes)          finishes)                              finishes)
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Test method:                                                                                                                                                                                   PFOS has been used to provide soil, oil and water
                                                                                                                                                                                                       CEN/TS 15968: 2014                                                                                                                                                                                resistance to textiles, apparels, leather and footwear. In
Perflurooctane sulfonates (PFOS)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PFOS is classified as a persistent organic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         textile processing, PFOS is also used as wetting agents to                                 VP            pollutant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                 improve the coverage and penetration of substances, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ban                                                                                                                                                                                      enhance dyeing and as a binder in non-woven fabrics.
                                      EU: POPs Commission regulation (EU) No.
                                      757/2010 amending Annex I of Regulation (EC) No
                                      850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the   CEN/TS 15968: 2010                          Ban
                                      Council concerning Persistent Organic Pollutants
                                      (POPs) , Annex B
Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                       ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●                ●             ●                                                                                I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -     medium risk -   low risk                                                                           R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used        detected                                                                                         S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently       occasionally                                                                                       T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                          VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                                     Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic            Natural           Synthetic         Coating /                                                              Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber             Metal                   Glass                                                                                                                              Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials             Fibres             Fibres            Printing                                                               Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ●                                                   ●     (flexible                           ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (flexible plastic                                             plastic
                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total                                                                              components                                               components
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and PU/PVC                                               and PU/PVC
                                      Candidate List                                method
                                                                                                                                   18 phthalates                                                                                                        coatings are                                             coatings are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        highest risk)                                            highest risk)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                       CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Predominantly found as plasticisers in flexible plastic
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                   products such as children toys, and coated textiles e.g. PVC,      ED          ED                        Phthalates are endocrine disruptors, impairing
Phthalates
                                                                                                                                                                                    For PVC - DEHP, BBP, DnHP, DBP, DIDP: 600 mg/kg (each)                                                                                                                                                                PU. They are also used as fixatives, detergents, lubricating                               EC            fertility, impacting aquatic life and are possible
                                                                                                                                                                                                         DINP: 1000 mg/kg                                                                                                                                                                                 oils and solvents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              C           C                        carcinogens.
                                                                                                                                                                                   For Other plastics - DEHP, BBP, DBP, DIDP, DnHP, DINP, DIBP,
                                                                                                                                   For PVC - DEHP, BBP, DnHP, DBP, DIDP: 600                    DCHP, DPENP: 1000 mg/kg (each)
                                                                                                                                   mg/kg (each) DINP: 1000 mg/kg
                                      US: California Proposition 65* - Ref CIV 10-
                                                                                              CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3                   For Other plastics - DEHP, BBP, DBP, DIDP,
                                      00641/114CV267501/ CGC - 11-511836
                                                                                                                                   DnHP, DINP, DIBP, DCHP, DPENP: 1000
                                                                                                                                   mg/kg (each)

                                      EU: Entry 22 of Annex XVII of REACH Regulation
                                      (EC) No 1907/2006
                                                                                              BS EN ISO 17070:2015                 PCP: 1000mg/kg                                                                                                           ●                  ●                  ●                  ●                  ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (artificial leather)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Footwear only)

                                      EU: POPs Persistent Organic Pollutants, Annex A
                                                                                              BS EN ISO 17070:2015                 PCP: 1000mg/kg
                                      2015                                                                                                                                                                  Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                   Textile / Leather: LFGB § 64 BVL B82.02.8, GC-ECD analysis;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chlorophenols are polychlorinated compounds used as
                                                                                                                                                                                    Polyester / polyester-blend / printed fabric: Modified § 64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          preservatives and pesticides. PCP and TeCP have been used
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              T           T                        Some Chlorophenols are toxic when inhaled,
                                                                                                                                                                                              LFGB BVL B82.02.8 with alkaline digestion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ingested or absorbed through the skin. Long term
Polychlorinated Phenols (PCP)                                                                 Textile / Leather: LFGB § 64 BVL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            as mould prevention for leather / hides, and as                     R           R          CO            reproductive effects, liver and kidney damage,
                                                                                              B82.02.8, GC-ECD analysis;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  preservatives in print pastes, but are now regulated and
                                      Germany: Gefahrstoff Verordnung (Hazardous              Polyester / polyester-blend /
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          should not be used.                                                 C           C                        and suspected carcinogens.
                                                                                                                                 PCP: 5 mg/kg                                                             PCP: 5 mg/kg
                                      Substances Ordinance), Annex IV, No.12                  printed fabric: Modified § 64 LFGB                                                             Footwear: PCP, 2,3,5,6-TeCP: Not Detected
                                                                                              BVL B82.02.8 with alkaline
                                                                                              digestion

                                                                                              GB/T 18414.1 or
                                      China: GB 25038-2010                                                                         PCP, 2,3,5,6-TeCP: not detected
                                                                                              GB/T 18414.2

                                                                                                                                Sum of 18 PAHs: 10 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                Sum of ANA, ANY, ANT, FLU, PHE, FLT, PYR:                                                                             ●      (recycled                                               ●                                ●   (rubber is
                                                                                              with reference to AfPS GS 2014:01 10 mg/kg                                                                                                                plastics are                                                                                  highest risk,
                                      Germany: Germany GS mark
                                                                                              PAK, GC-MS analysis               BaP, BeP, BaA, CHR, BbF, BjF, BkF, DBA, IPY,                                                                            highest risk,                                                                                 particularly
                                                                                                                                BPE : 0.5 mg/kg (each)                                                                                                  particularly                                                                                     black)
                                                                                                                                NAP: 2 mg/kg                                                                                                               black)

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                      with reference to AfPS GS 2014:01 PAK, GC-MS analysis
                                 EU: Entry 50 of Commission Regulation (EC) No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PAHs are produced by the incomplete combustion of
                                                                                              with reference to AfPS GS 2014:01 BaP, BeP, BaA, CHR, BbF, BjF, BkF, DBA:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   organic materials such as wood, oil, and animal fats. PAHs
                                 1272/2013 amending Annex XVII of REACH
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006                                 PAK, GC-MS analysis               1.0 mg/kg (each)                                                         Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are less water-soluble, evaporable and degradable and               C           C                        Many of these organic molecules are considered
(PAHs)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sum of 18 PAHs: 10 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          attach themselves to organic particulate matter. PAH                                          T          to be carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to the
                                                                                                                                                                                      Sum of ANA, ANY, ANT, FLU, PHE, FLT, PYR: 10 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          contaminations have been found in rubber and various
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              M           M                        aquatic environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                   BaP, BeP, BaA, CHR, BbF, BjF, BkF, DBA, IPY, BPE : 0.5 mg/kg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          plastics, and as contaminants in black carbon pigments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (each)
                                                                                                                                                                                                         NAP: 2 mg/kg

                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total
                                      Candidate List                                method

                                      EU: Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/2030
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ●                                                        ●                  ●                 ●
                                      amending Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 850/2004, ISO 18219: 2015                             1500mg/kg
                                      POPs
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SCCPs are used as flame retardants or plasticisers in                                                     SCCPs are persistent and toxic in the
Short Chain Chloroparaffins
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ISO 18219: 2015
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          plastics, rubbers, inks, paints, adhesives and coatings. They                              VP            environment, suspected carcinogens and
(SCCP) (C10 - C13)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may also be found as impurities in fat-liquoring agents in          C            I                       repeated exposure causes skin dryness and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          leather production.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      T            cracking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            1000 mg/kg
                                                                                    ICP-OES, GC-MS, UV-VIS, HPLC-
                                      EU: REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - SVHC DAD, HPLC-MS and colorimetric
                                                                                                                                   0.1% per product, up to one tonne total
                                      Candidate List                                method

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test Method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ●                                                                                                                                             Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead and Chromium (VI) are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (PVC artificial
                                                                                                                                                                                                        GB 21550 Section 5.4                                                                                                                                                                              banned in textile production. Refer to individual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          leather)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          descriptions for Cadmium, Lead and Chromium (VI).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Refer to individual descriptions for Cadmium,
Soluble heavy metal                   China: GB 21550-2008                                    GB 21550 Section 5.4                                                                                          Requirement:                                                                                                                                                                                  Arsenic is found in cotton farming as a preservative,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lead and Chromium (VI).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pesticide and defoliant. Mercury is found in pesticides and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          as a contaminant in Caustic Soda (NaOH). Mercury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          compounds have been used in paints and surface coatings.
Version: 4                                              Issue Date: March 2018               Revision Date: January 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KEY:

                                       RESTRICTED SUBSTANCE LIST FOR ADULT PRODUCTS & PACKAGING                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       C - Carcinogenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CO - Contamination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B - Bioaccumulative
RSL (Restricted Substance List): The ASOS RSL applies to all fabrics, components, products and packaging. The RSL details the global requirement for restricted substances and respective limits in finished goods. For some high risk materials we require mandatory testing to be submitted per order, this is communicated in our Global Testing                                                                                                                   ED - Endocrine Disruptor
Manual. Increasingly there will be a need to apply chemical tests in production, and more of these may become mandatory in future revisions. Suppliers not already doing so should begin to assess their ability to evidence compliance to the ASOS RSL through testing or through other means. If you become aware that any Product(s) may or
do contain any restricted substance(s), please notify ASOS immediately - compliance@asos.com and your retail/technical contact.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ●              ●             ●                                                                              I - Irritant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      M - Mutagenic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high risk -   medium risk -   low risk                                                                         R - Reprotoxic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      widely used      detected                                                                                       S - Sensitisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      frequently     occasionally                                                                                     T - Toxic
MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substance List): As ASOS continues to look at environmental impact of hazardous chemicals, it is becoming increasingly important for us to understand conformance on input chemistry. Please ask your upstream suppliers to ensure raw materials, finished components and chemical suppliers are meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        detected                                                                                                      VP - Very Persistent
the limits set out in the ZDHC MRSL. The ZDHC MRSL can be found at http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicable Materials                                                                                                                                                 Exposure & Hazard
                                                                                                                                                                                           ASOS Requirement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Environment
                                      Legislation                                                                                  Legislative Requirement                                                                                              Plastic,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Consumer
                                                                                              Test Method for
                                                                                                                                                                                          for Finished Products

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Worker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Health
Substance                             Standard/Eco-Label                                                                           for Finished Products                                                                                               Synthetic           Natural            Synthetic         Coating /                                                            Paper /            Potential Uses Summary
                                                                                              Legislation                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leather           Rubber           Metal                   Glass                                                                                                                           Comments
                                      by Country                                                                                   (maximum allowable limit)                                                                                          materials            Fibres              Fibres            Printing                                                             Card
                                                                                                                                                                                        (maximum allowable limit)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inc. PU,PVC

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          GB 28480-2012                                                                                                                                                  ●             ●         ●      Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead and Chromium (VI) are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        banned in textile production. Refer to individual
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        descriptions for Cadmium, Lead and Chromium (VI).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Refer to individual descriptions for Cadmium,
                                      China: GB 28480-2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arsenic is found in cotton farming as a preservative,
                                                                                              Analysis by ICP                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lead and Chromium (VI).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pesticide and defoliant. Mercury is found in pesticides and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        as a contaminant in Caustic Soda (NaOH). Mercury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        compounds have been used in paints and surface coatings.

Total Heavy metal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ●
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Requirement:
                                      EU: Directive 94/62/EC packaging and packaging                                               Chromium (VI), Mercury, Lead, Cadmium
                                                                                              Directive 94/62/EC                                                                    Chromium (VI), Mercury, Lead, Cadmium (100mg/kg for sum
                                      waste                                                                                        (100mg/kg for sum of four heavy metals)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      of four heavy metals)

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Test method:                                   ●                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  VCM is highly toxic, flammable, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             GB/T 4615                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    T           T                        carcinogenic. The production of VCM has been
Vinyl chloride monomer (VCM)          China: GB 21550-2008                                    GB/T 4615                                                                                                                                                (PVC artificial                                                                                                                                  VCM is a building block of PVC                                                           VP            recognised as a source of dioxins, dioxins are
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:                                  leather)                                                                                                                                                                                                        C           C                        persistent environmental pollutants.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ●
                                      China: GB 21550-2008                                    GB 21550 Section 5.5                                                                                                                                     (PVC artificial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          leather)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Test method:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volatile organic compounds are associated with solvent-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        GB 21550 Section 5.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        based processes like PU coatings and adhesives. They
Volatile substances (other)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        should not be used in textile chemical preparations or for                     T                       VOC's can be harmful to workers health.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirement:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        industrial/machine cleaning.

                                      EU: Candles and Diffusers                               BS EN 16739:2015

Testing: Please see the Global Testing Manual for full mandatory testing requirements.

Other Legislations

Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) 528/2012)                                  https://echa.europa.eu/regulations/biocidal-products-regulation/legislation

California Proposition 65 (Prop 65)                                                           https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/proposition-65-list

CPSIA
                                                                                              https://www.cpsc.gov/Regulations-Laws--Standards/Statutes/The-Consumer-Product-Safety-Improvement-Act
(The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act)

EU Cosmetics Regulation                                                                       https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/cosmetics/legislation_en

FD&C ACT
                                                                                              https://www.fda.gov/RegulatoryInformation/LawsEnforcedbyFDA/FederalFoodDrugandCosmeticActFDCAct/ucm2005640.htm
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

RoHS
                                                                                              http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/rohs_eee/index_en.htm
(Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive)

SVHC's
                                                                                              Imported SVHCs must be declared to ASOS twice yearly. Chemicals are updated on the SVHC list twice a year. The full list can be obtained here: https://echa.europa.eu/candidate-list-table
(Substances of Very High Concern)

TSCA
                                                                                              https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-toxic-substances-control-act
(Toxic Substances Control Act)

ZDHC MRSL                                                                                     http://www.roadmaptozero.com/fileadmin/pdf/MRSL_v1_1.pdf
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