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Accessibility Statement

Sonepar is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with Article 47 of Law No. 2005-102 of February 11, 2005. This accessibility statement applies to the website:


This website is not compliant with the general accessibility improvement guidelines.


The compliance audit to RGAA 4.1.2 conducted by numerik-ea reveals that:

  • 43,75% of RGAA 4.1.2 criteria are met.


  • Number of compliant criteria: 28
  • Number of non-compliant criteria: 36
  • Number of non-applicable criteria: 42


The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons:


List of non-compliant criteria:

  • 1.2 Is each decorative image correctly ignored by assistive technologies?
  • 1.3 For each image conveying information with a textual alternative, is this alternative relevant?
  • 1.6 Does each image conveying information have a detailed description if necessary?
  • 2.2 For each frame with a frame title, is this title relevant?
  • 3.1 On each web page, are the information not conveyed solely by color? Is this rule respected?
  • 3.2 On each web page, is the contrast between the text color and its background sufficient (except in special cases)?
  • 3.3 On each web page, do the colors used on interface components or graphic elements conveying information have sufficient contrast (except in special cases)?
  • 4.1 Does each pre-recorded temporal media have a text transcription or an audio description if necessary (except in special cases)?
  • 4.3 Does each pre-recorded temporal media have synchronized subtitles if necessary (except in special cases)?
  • 4.7 Is each temporal media clearly identifiable?
  • 4.11 Can each temporal media be controlled by a keyboard and any pointing device if necessary?
  • 5.4 For each data table with a title, is the title correctly associated with the data table?
  • 5.8 Does each presentation table not use elements intended for data tables? Is this rule respected?
  • 6.1 Is each link explicit (except in special cases)?
  • 7.1 Is each script compatible with assistive technologies if necessary?
  • 7.3 Can each script be controlled by a keyboard or any pointing device (except in special cases)?
  • 7.5 On each web page, are status messages correctly rendered by assistive technologies?
  • 8.7 On each web page, is each language change indicated in the source code (except in special cases)?
  • 8.9 On each web page, are tags not used for presentation purposes? Is this rule respected?
  • 9.1 On each web page, is information structured by the appropriate use of headings?
  • 9.3 On each web page, is each list properly structured?
  • 9.4 On each web page, is each quote correctly identified?
  • 10.1 On each web page, are style sheets used to control the presentation of information?
  • 10.4 On each web page, is the text always readable when the font size is increased up to at least 200% (except in special cases)?
  • 10.6 On each web page, can each link whose nature is not obvious be distinguished from the surrounding text?
  • 10.7 On each web page, is the focus visible for each element that receives focus?
  • 10.11 For each web page, can the content be presented without loss of information or functionality and without vertical scrolling for a window height of 256px, nor horizontal scrolling for a window width of 320px (except in special cases)?
  • 10.13 On each web page, are additional contents appearing upon focus or hover over an interface component controllable by the user (except for particular cases)?
  • 11.1 Does each form field have a label?
  • 11.10 In each form, is input control used appropriately (except in special cases)?
  • 11.1 Can the purpose of an input field be deduced to facilitate the automatic filling of fields with user data?
  • 12.6 Can content grouping areas present on multiple web pages (header, main navigation, main content, footer, and search engine) be accessed or skipped?
  • 12.8 On each web page, is the tab order consistent?
  • 13.3 On each web page, does each downloadable electronic document have an accessible version if necessary (except in special cases)?
  • 13.8 On each web page, can each moving or flashing content be controlled by the user?
  • 13.10 On each web page, can the features used or available by a complex gesture be available by a simple gesture (except in special cases)?


This statement was established on May 16, 2024.

Technologies used for the website development:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

Test environment

The web pages were tested with the following combinations of web browsers and screen readers:

  • NVDA, Firefox
  • Jaws , Firefox
  • Voiceover, Safari,

The following tools were used during the evaluation:

  • WCAG contrast checker​
  • HeadingsMap​
  • Web developer​
  • ARC Toolkit
  • PAC (PDF Accessibility Checker)

Pages of the site that were subject to compliance verification:

  1. Home 
  2. Contact 
  3. Legal Notice 
  4. Supply Chain 
  5. Suppliers - 
  6. Offer - Projects 
  7. Acquisitions - 
  8. Compliance and Integrity 
  9. Diversity and Inclusion 
  10. News List 
  11. News


If you are unable to access content or a service, you can contact the website manager to be directed to an accessible alternative or to obtain the content in another form:


This procedure should be used in the following case:

1. You have reported an accessibility issue to the website manager that prevents you from accessing content or services, and you have not received a satisfactory response.

2. Write a message to the Defender of Rights (

3. Contact the regional delegate of the Defender of Rights (

4. Send a letter by mail (free, no stamp needed)

  • Defender of Rights
  • Libre réponse 71120
  • 75342 Paris CEDEX 07