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REGULATION (EU) NO 333/2011

 

Council Regulation (EU) No 333/2011 of 31 March 2011 establishing criteria determining when certain types of scrap metal cease to be waste under Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Iron, steel and aluminium scrap, including aluminium alloy scrap cease to be waste if the conditions required by Regulation (EU) No 333/2011 are fulfilled upon transfer from the producer to another holder.

In order to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of the Regulation, the producer must have implemented a quality management system that includes:

  •  acceptance control of waste used as input;
  •  monitoring of the treatment processes and techniques;
  •  monitoring of the quality of scrap metal resulting from the recovery operation;
  •  effectiveness of the radiation monitoring;
  •  feedback from customers concerning compliance with scrap metal quality.

The producer or the importer shall issue, for each consignment of scrap metal, a statement of conformity in accordance with the model set out in Annex III of Regulation (EU) No 333/2011.

CERTIND holds accreditation as an environmental verifier (Certificate No. VM 002/ EMAS no. RO-V-0003, issued by RENAR), and can perform the quality management system verification in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 333/2011.

REGULATION (EU) NO 1179/2012

 

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1179/2012 of 10 December 2012 establishing criteria determining when glass cullet ceases to be waste under Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Glass cullet ceases to be waste where, upon transfer from the producer to another holder, the conditions of Regulation (EU) No 1179/2012 are fulfilled.

A certified management system is the confirmation that the producer has implemented and complies with the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 1179/2012 on:

  •  monitoring of the quality of glass cullet resulting from the recovery operation;
  •  acceptance control of waste used as input for the recovery operation;
  •  monitoring of the treatment processes and techniques;
  •  feedback from customers concerning compliance with glass cullet quality;

The producer or the importer shall issue, for each consignment of glass cullet, a statement of conformity conforming to the model set out in Annex II of the present regulation.

CERTIND holds accreditation as an environmental verifier (Certificate No. VM 002/ EMAS no. RO-V-0003, issued by RENAR), and can perform the quality management system verification in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 1179/2012.

REGULATION (EU) NO 715/2013

 

Commission Regulation (EU) No 715/2013 of 25 July 2013 establishing criteria determining when copper scrap ceases to be waste under Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The Regulation establishes the criteria for determining the conditions under which copper ceases to be waste where, upon transfer from the producer to another holder, certain conditions are met, notably on the quality of copper waste resulting from the recovery operation.

In order to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of the Regulation, the manufacturer must have implemented a management system that includes:

  •  monitoring of the quality of copper scrap resulting from the recovery operation;
  •  effectiveness of radiation monitoring;
  •  acceptance control of waste used as input for the recovery operation;
  •  monitoring of the treatment processes and techniques;
  •  feedback from customers concerning compliance with copper scrap quality;

The producer or the importer shall issue, for each consignment of copper scrap, a statement of conformity conforming to the model set out in Annex II of this Regulation.

CERTIND holds accreditation as an environmental verifier (Certificate No. VM 002/ EMAS no. RO-V-0003, issued by RENAR), and can perform the quality management system verification in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 715/2013.

  • STEPS FOR CERTIFICATION
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. Submitting the application for certification to CERTIND

2. Drafting and sending the certification offer to the CLIENT

3. Contracting - following the Clients’ acceptance of the offer

4. Assignment of the audit team by CERTIND

5. Audit planning - by mutual agreement between the auditor and client

6. Certification audit - is carried out in two stages: Stage I + Stage II

7. Granting the conformity certificate

8. Surveillance I Audit

9. Surveillance II Audit

10. Recertification

What is ISO?

What is a standard?

An international standard provides world class specifications for products, services and systems to ensure quality, safety and efficiency, thus helping to facilitate international trade.

What is RENAR?

Romanian Accreditation Association - RENAR, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization and is formally recognized as unique national accreditation body. More information on www.renar.ro.

What is a management system?

A management system represents the framework through which an organization sets its own policies and procedures to ensure that it can carry out all the tasks necessary to achieve its objectives and promote continuous improvement. Management systems allow an organization to establish and use best practices in conducting its own business. Management systems can be: Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001), Food Safety (ISO 22000), Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001), Information Security (ISO / CEI 27001) etc., as well as combinations of these systems (integrated systems).

What is an integrated management system?

An integrated management system combines several management system standards (eg ISO 9001 + ISO 14001 + ISO 45001) into a single system to be exploited and managed more easily.

What is implementation?

Implementing a management system means establishing the processes that take place in the organization and harmonizing the organization's activity with the requirements of the reference standard(s).

What is the difference between “accreditation” and “certification”?

Accreditation: Accreditation is the formal recognition of a conformity assessment body (Certification Body) by an accreditation authority, that the Certification Body has the technical and organizational competence to perform a specific services in accordance with the technical standards and regulations described in the accreditation field.
Certification: Certification is the process by which an organization is assessed by a third party (Certification Body) to provide a written warranty (conformity certificate) that a product, process, system, or person meets the requirements of the reference standard(s).

What is the price of a certification?

Certification costs vary from one organization to another, depending on the field of activity, the number of employees, the number of locations of the organization and the number of standards for which certification is sought. For a customized offer please send the offer form.

Is the conformity certificate issued by CERTIND SA recognized in other countries?

If the certificate is issued under accreditation by CERTIND SA, the certificate should be recognized in those countries whose national accreditation bodies are signatories to the multilateral agreement EA, IAF and ILAC.

What is the validity of a certificate?

A conformity certificate is valid for 3 years, subject to annual surveillance audits. Before the certificate expires, the recertification audit takes place and the entire certification cycle is resumed.

Can a certificate be suspended/ withdrawn?

Yes. If the certified client incorrectly uses the conformity certificate(s) or the certification mark, does not allow the performance of surveillance audits or the findings of the surveillance audit is that the organization no longer complies with the requirements of the reference standard(s), the Certification Body may suspend / withdraw the certificate.

Can I get the certificate if I do not have the management system implemented?

No. If the management system in your organization does not meet the requirements of the applicable standard(s), the Certification Body will not grant you the conformity certificate(s).

Do I need certification?

You need certification if you want:
• permanently improve performance by coordinating and managing the organization in a systematic and planned manner;
• develop your business better through a clear and predictable evolutionary environment;
• better document the processes / activities to ease their understanding;
• ease the work of new employees through documented procedures;
• motivate and raise awareness of staff by defining key roles and responsibilities;
• involve employees in achieving the organization's goals;
• reduce costs by increasing efficiency and productivity, by better control of activity and flows;
• increase productivity by improving processes;
• keep control of non-compliant products / services;
• reduce the number of complaints;
• participate in auctions;
• continually improve your work by conducting internal audits.

What are the steps to obtaining certification?

1. Submitting the application for certification to CERTIND
2. Drafting and sending the certification offer to the CLIENT
3. Contracting - following the Clients’ acceptance of the offer
4. Assignment of the audit team by CERTIND
5. Audit planning - by mutual agreement between the auditor and client
6. The certification audit - is carried out in two stages: Stage I + Stage II
7. Granting the conformity certificate
8. Surveillance I Audit
9. Surveillance II Audit
10. Recertification

Is CERTIND SA an accredited certification body?

Yes. CERTIND holds multiple accreditations from the Romanian Accreditation Association - RENAR for certification of both management systems and product conformity. For full information on CERTIND accreditations/ recognitions, please click aici

CERTIND SA is a Notified Body for various EU directives?

CERTIND SA is a Notified Body, having the notification number NB 2174, for Regulation (EU) no. 305/2011 - Construction products.

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