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ROHS Certification in Iraq

ROHS CERTIFICATION

About RoHS Certification

RoHS is the acronym used to refer to the European Union (EU) Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in Metals and materials.

In 2002 European Parliament approved two directives related to the reduction e of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS). The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulation (WEEE) Directive aims to regulate the reuse, recycling and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment; the ultimate goal is to prevent the disposal of this waste.

In the RoHS Directives, the use of the fore mentioned substances in most electrical and electronic equipment are banned or restricted.

RoHS, also known as Lead-Free. All applicable products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must Comply with RoHS Directives

The RoHS directive currently lists 6 materials as being restricted.

Material

Maximum Concentration

Lead (Pb)

  

0.1% by weight

 

Mercury (Hg)

0.1% by weight

 

Cadmium (Cd)

0.01% by weight

 

Hexavalent Chromium (Cr-VI)

0.1% by weight

 

Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB)

0.1% by weight

 

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE)

0.1% by weight

 

Above mentioned chemicals should either be totally eliminated or should be below maximum concentration level.

Categories of electrical and electronic equipment included by ROHS Directives:

  • Large and small Household Appliances
  • IT and Telecommunications Equipments
  • Consumer Equipment 
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Electrical and Electronic Tools (with the exception of large-scale stationary industrial tools)
  • Toys, Leisure and Sports Equipment
  • Medical Devices (with the exception of all implanted and infected products)
  • Monitoring and Control Instruments – Automatic Dispensers.

Examples of product components containing restricted substances:

Examples of leaded components include:
  • Paints and pigments
  • PVC (vinyl) cables (e.g., power cords, USB cables)
  • Solders
  • Printed circuit boards, leads, internal and external interconnects
  • Displays in television and photographic electronic products
  • Lamps, bulbs, and batteries

Certification Procedure:

  • Contact IAS with the completed Application form, we will contact you to discuss the specific details about the certification.
  • Identifying the product or the range of product to be certified
  • Registration of product or range of product to be certified
  • Submission of first documentation by manufacturer (Based on Certification standard, including test certificates)
  • Evaluation of documentation
  • Visiting the location and auditing the products to ensure the product meets the ROHS certification requirements.
  • Submission of final documentation along with additional clarification.
  • Final document evaluation and recommendation
  • Award of certification

Benefits Of ROHS Certification

  • Mandatory requirement for the European Union.
  • Improve reliability and efficiency of the product.
  • Improve brand value and market value in the international market
  • It helps the organization to produce safe products
  • Develops a better relationship between the client and the organization
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