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Conflict Minerals

If Seller is providing goods to Buyer, Seller agrees to review and comply with Buyer’s conflict minerals policy statement available at


Timken Conflict Minerals Policy 


and to use commercially reasonable efforts to: (a) identify whether such goods contain tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold; (b) conduct a reasonable country of origin inquiry regarding the origin of such minerals in such goods to determine whether such minerals originated in covered countries, as defined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; (c) if such minerals originated in covered countries, conduct due diligence on the chain of custody of the source of such minerals for the purpose of identifying the smelter of said materials; and (d) assist Buyer in conducting reasonable due diligence concerning the smelters of such minerals.  Seller shall include the substance of this Section in any agreement between Seller and its lower tier sellers and provide Buyer with reasonable documentation of Seller’s and its lower tier sellers’ due diligence efforts, in a format prescribed by Buyer, when requested by Buyer.

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