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16th Edition, March 2018

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Restricted and Reportable Substances

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  • Revision: 16th Edition, March 2018
  • Published Date: March 2018
  • Status: Active
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: General Motors Worldwide (GMW)
  • Page Count: 7
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

Material Description. This specification, and the associated CG4110, provides the GM requirements regarding substances whose use in materials and components have been identified by one or more governing bodies as being a potential risk to human health or the environment and/or are subject to current or anticipated regulatory restrictions.

The purpose of this specification is to facilitate compliance with current and future substance-related regulations. This standard does not supersede the responsibility of suppliers to comply with all laws and regulations.

Global Automotive Declarable Substance List (GADSL). The GADSL is incorporated into this specification and CG4110, by reference. The GADSL is the result of a global effort of representatives from automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), automotive parts suppliers (tier suppliers) and chemical/plastics industries who have organized the Global Automotive Stakeholders Group (GASG). The GADSL only covers substances that are expected to be present in a material or part that remains in a vehicle at point of sale. The GADSL is available at

Symbols. Not applicable.

Applicability. This specification applies to all materials and components specified by the purchaser including items where the design is held by the supplier, such as “black box” item.

Remarks. None.