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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.


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 Equipments 
  • Lighting Equipments
  • 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

About IAS

  • IAS is Incorporated in 2006, over 13 years of Professional experience as an strong and recognized certification body For Management systems and Product Certifications.
  • IAS provides ROHS certification in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar Philippines, Kuwait countries, with more than 6000 clients
  • IAS is one of the globally recognized ISO certification body provides ISO certifications, Product Certifications, Lead Auditor Trainings  and  Internal Audior Trainings  on various ISO standards.
  • We have more than 300+ experienced empanelled auditors to effectively asses an organization’s conformance to Systems and unleashing a true potential for continual Improvement.
  • Any assistance regarding ROHS in Singapore, contact us we are there to help and support.


  • IAS is one of the highly performing ISO Certification and Product Certification body in Singapore.
  • All these certification and Training services by IAS for the country is managed from its office in Upper Cross street from where it covers all the major cities like Hougang, Tampines, Pasir Ris, Yishun, ChoaChuKang, Toa Payoh, Bukit Batok, Queenstown, Clementi, Serangoon,
  • IAS Provides Various Certifications Like Kosher, Green, BRC, Gost-R, CE Marking, Halal, ROHS, HACCP.
  • IAS Having two decades of audit experience helps to attain the certification faster.
  • IAS issues accredited Certificates, hence universally valid.
  • IAS conducts the audits in more sensible and value added manner to benefit the clients of small, medium and large organization. Our flexible procedure is simple to understand and the services are timely and cost effective.

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 to the organization to produce safe products
  • Develops the better relationship between the client and the organization
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