Recently we are starting a series of training in REACH certification for bicycle products. Nowadays, you should not only looking at Low cost products to compete with your company competitors in markets.
Moreover he should've been carrying such important regulation in EU. Do you know the customer in EU has the right to ask the corporation if there product is nontoxic for human body or environment. And the corporation has the obligation to showing approval documentation within 45 days.
And a long-term business in bicycle business you should be aware such regulation. In fact the only bicycles but also other products.
if your market is in EU you better make sure your supplier has awared such critical statement before it became a big trouble.