About RoHS Certification
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive, also known as RoHS, is a European Union directive that restricts the use of certain hazardous materials in electrical and electronic equipment. It was adopted in February 2003 and took effect on July 1, 2006. We Provide ROHS Certification in Malaysia for electrical and electronic equipment.
Malaysia is among the countries that have implemented the RoHS directive. All electrical and electronic equipment sold in Malaysia is required to comply with the directive which will ensure that exporters of electrical and electronic products do not trade in hazardous materials.
RoHS The RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directive was adopted in February 2003 and took effect on July 1, 2006. It restricts the use of certain hazardous materials – such as mercury, lead, cadmium, and hexavalent chromium that may be found in electrical and electronic equipment. Malaysia has implemented the RoHS directive, which means that all electrical and electronic equipment sold in Malaysia must comply with it. This will ensure that exporters of electrical and electronic products do not trade in hazardous materials.
There are a number of RoHS certification bodies around the world, and many of them are accredited to ISO/IEC 17065, which governs the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Accreditation to this standard is not mandatory; however, it is seen as best practice by the major ROHS Certification in Malaysia.
The Malaysian government requires that exporters of electrical and electronic equipment ensure that they comply with applicable laws and regulations prior to exporting.
The Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations currently set limits for the substances as follows
- Hexavalent Chromium
- Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB)
- Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE)
The maximum concentration of the above-mentioned substances present in the product should be 0.1% except for Cadmium which should maintain the concentration of 0.01%
Examples of product components containing restricted substances
The following are some examples of the components/products which contain hazardous substances
- Paints and pigments
- Pvc (vinyl) cables (e.g., power cords, USB cables)
- Printed circuit boards, leads, internal and external interconnects
- Displays in television and photographic electronic products
- Lamps, bulbs, and batteries
RoHS BY IAS
IAS in Malaysia provides certification against RoHS for your products along with various other ISO international Certifications & Product Certifications. IAS helps your products to get the trust of customers with third-party certification Marks & helps you to export products to the global market hassle-free. As a ROHS Consultant, IAS Malaysia helps to provide you the ROHS compliance documentation and documents for your products which is mandatory in various countries. ROHS certification can also be used as a marketing tool to highlight a product’s environmental qualities and may help to differentiate your products from competitors.
Also, ROHS Certification by IAS Malaysia, ensures that there are no hazardous substances in the ROHS products through ROHS Testing results. ROHS Certification in Malaysia, by IAS, assures your customers that you are following ROHS standards & meeting ROHS requirements of respective countries.
Why ROHS Compliance:
There are many reasons why it is important for companies to be ROHS compliant. The first reason is that there are now laws and regulations in place that require companies to be ROHS compliant. If a company is not ROHS compliant, it could face fines or penalties.
Another reason why it is important for companies to be ROHS compliant is that it can help a company to reduce its environmental impact. ROHS compliance means that a company is using fewer hazardous materials, and this can lead to less waste and reduced emissions.
Finally, ROHS compliance can help a company to improve its image with customers. Customers are increasingly interested in the environmental practices of companies and being ROHS compliant
Our technical experts conduct an audit on your products based on the appropriate RoHS regulations. Our declaration of conformity means your product has right of way onto the European Market. This certification by IAS for RoHS in Malaysia is evidence that your product is in compliance with RoHS regulations whether it is Lighting equipment, Electrical & Electronic tools, Paints PCB, etc…
- IAS is a well-established body accredited to provide Certification to RoHS in Malaysia. IAS Also provides other Product Certifications which includes Kosher, Green, BRC, Gost-R, CE Marking/
- IAS conducts ISO Certification audits, Product Certification and provides the service of ISO Internal Auditor Trainings, ISO Lead Auditor Training, and ISO Foundation Training in Malaysia. All these certification and Training services by IAS for the country are managed from its office in Malaysia where it covers all the major cities such as Penang, Johor, Selangor, Kualalumpur, Langkawi, etc…
Certification Procedure for ROHS in Malaysia
- Contact IAS with the completed Application form to discuss the details of certification.
- Identifying the product or the range of products to be certified
- Registration of product or range of product to be certified
- Submission of first documentation by the manufacturer (Based on Certification standard, including test certificates)
- Ensure that the documentation fulfills the compliance requirement.
- Audit the product to ensure the product meets the RoHS requirements.
- Submission of final documentation along with additional clarification.
- Final document evaluation and recommendation.
- Award of certification of Compliance.
Benefits of RoHS Certification in Malaysia
- Comply with the mandatory requirement for the European Union.
- Improve consistency, reliability, and efficiency of your product.
- Improve the brand value of your product and market value of your Organization in the international market.
- The certification helps your organization to produce safe products
- Helps to enhance the better relationship between the client and the organization