SGS Accredited for Voluntary Certification Under China RoHS

SGS is pleased to announce it can now support businesses with
compliance to China’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical Appliances
and Electronic Products (China RoHS).

SGS was accredited for Voluntary Certification to
China RoHS by the State Administration for Market Research (SAMR) and Ministry
of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Under the Implementation Arrangement for China RoHS, jointly
announced by SAMR and MIIT on May 16, 2019, enterprises must choose between
voluntary certification and self-declaration to complete the conformity
assessment. This applies to any electrical appliance and/or electronic product
included in the “
Standard Achieving Management

SGS is now accredited to support Voluntary Certification. When a
manufacturer or supplier chooses this route to compliance, they need to firstly
submit their application to an accredited third-party certification body, such
as SGS. The certification body with then assess whether the product meets the
relevant standards and technical specifications under China RoHS.

When a product passes the assessment, it will receive a
certificate issued by the certification body. The certification body will also relay
this information to the public service platform within five working days.

A green product label can then be used or displayed on the
product’s body, nameplate, packaging, accompanying documents (such as
instructions, certifications, etc.), operating systems, electronic sales
platforms, etc. This must be done in compliance to the “Rules on the Green
Product Labeling”.

SGS RoHS Services

Through a global network of laboratories and our requirements experts, SGS
offers advisory services on requirements and compliance solutions to support
companies affected by this Directive, be it for their conformity assessment or
risk management in the supply chain. SGS offers RoHS testing services in
laboratories accredited for the international standards applicable to these
requirements and SGS RoHS Certification which is a voluntary product
certification scheme.
Learn more about SGS’s RoHS Services.

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For further information contact:

Li Li
Technical Supervisor, EET RSTS
Tel: (86) 21



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