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Frequently Asked Questions about RoHS


Key Steps for RoHS Certification



What is RoHS?

RoHS is known as the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive. It restricts the usage of six specific hazardous substances in the manufacture of certain electronic products.

When was RoHS released?

RoHS was initially released in 2003.

Who released RoHS?

RoHS was released by the European Union.

Who needs to get RoHS certified?

Any company that manufactures and sells electronic products to Europe will need their product RoHS certified. Other buyers may also require RoHS certification.

What are the benefits of achieving RoHS certification?

RoHS allows companies to conform to a global restricted substance standard, ensuring common safe practice and acceptance.

What is the time duration required for a company to achieve RoHS certification?

RoHS certification can be achieved in as little as 90 days depending upon the company commitment.

What are the certification steps?

Please visit for steps to certification.

Where can I get help with consulting?

Please visit for assistance with consulting.

Where can I get help to achieve RoHS certification with a written guarantee?

ISO Accelerate Group offers written guarantee certification services with the condition your company will comply with recommendations.

Where can I get training for RoHS?

ISO Accelerate Group offers online, onsite, and customized training. Please visit for more information.

Where can I get online training and certification?

Quality University provides online training and certification. For more information, follow this link:

My company is ISO 9001 certified. Where can I get help to upgrade to RoHS?

Please visit for more information.

Where can I get free cost information for RoHS consulting?

Please contact Accelcert at 1-888-476-9103 for specific quotes.

Where can I get free cost information for RoHS certification?

Please contact Accelcert at 1-888-476-9103 for specific quotes.

Where can I get a free audit checklist for RoHS?

Please contact Accelcert at 1-888-476-9103 for specific quotes.


*The above information is provided for the better understanding of the specific standard, certification process, consulting, and training resources. We do recommend that you or your company should refer to the latest standards and verify information and/or contact the resources listed, or as applicable.


Step 1
Prepare RoHS Implementation Plan and Detailed Schedule Accelerate & Clients
+ Prepare plan for the RoHS Quality System Development
(Accelerate will work with Client)
Step 2
RoHS Gap Assessment
+ Perform the RoHS Gap Assessment to Identify GAPS between the standard and what exist.
(Accelerate will prepare the report)
Step 3
RoHS Training (Auditors)
+ Train the RoHS Internal Auditors and Process Owners to the Standard.
Upon passing the exam, process owner taking training will get qualified as Internal Auditor
and Lead Auditor Accelerate will issue certificate.
Step 4
RoHS Implementation Training
+ Train process owners to RoHS Implementation Process.
(Accelerate will perform the activity)
ISO will issue certificate on passing exam.
Step 5
RoHS Quality Policy (Define & Document)
Accelerate & Client
+ Define RoHS Quality Policy to internal and external customers.
(Accelerate will prepare Quality Policy working with Client
Step 6
RoHS Quality Objectives
(Define & Document)
Accelerate & Client
+ Define RoHS Quality Objective with reference to Quality Policy.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 7
RoHS Measurement Analysis & Improvement
(Define & Document)
+ Define RoHS Measurement Analysis Process for continuous improvement.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 8
RoHS Quality Planning (Define & Document)
+ Define RoHS Quality Planning Process.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 9
RoHS Executive Management Training
+ Train RoHS Executive Management for the process for Conducting Management Review.
(Accelerate will issue certificate)
Step 10
RoHS Documentation of Data Control
-Development of a consistent
approval process
+ Define RoHS Documentation and Data Control Process for development
and Management of Documentation Control System.
(Accelerate will develop, works with Client, which include infrastructure for Documentation Control)
Step 11
RoHS Level I (Quality Manual)
+ Prepare RoHS  Quality Manual.
Document the Company Policy in the manual for compliance to the standard.
(Accelerate will prepare for Client)
Step 12
RoHS Level II (Standard Operating Procedures)
+ Define the RoHS process and the interaction between the processes.
Document each process in compliance with the standard.
(Accelerate will prepare with Client)
Step 13
RoHS Level III (Work Instructions) Draft
Accelerate & Client
+ Document the RoHS processes in detail if needed.
(Accelerate will work with Client)
Step 14
RoHS Level I (Quality Manual)
Approval/Sign-Off Client
+ Have Top Management sign the RoHS Quality Manual.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 15
RoHS Level II (SOP)
Client & Accelerate
+ Have all RoHS procedures approved by process owners and concerned functions.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 16
RoHS Level III (Work Instructions)
Client & Accelerate
+ Have RoHS work instruction signed-off by concerned functions.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 17
First RoHS Internal Audit (by qualified Internal Auditors) Client & Accelerate
+ Perform first RoHS Internal Audit. This audit will be conducted by independent Internal Certified Auditors. (Client will perform with support from Accelerate)
Step 18
RoHS Corrective & Preventive Actions, customer, vendor, quality Client & Accelerate
+ Do close loop RoHS corrective and preventive action for all issues including issues from Internal Audit (STEP 17). (Client will perform with  Accelerate)
Step 19
First RoHS Management Review (Performed by Management Rep. & Executive Mgmt.)
+ Conduct RoHS Management Review as per Management Review procedures. (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 20
Second RoHS Internal Audit (By Qualified Internal Auditors)
Accelerate & Client
+ Perform second RoHS Internal by Certified Internal Auditors (same as STEP 17). (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 21
RoHS Corrective & Preventive Action for 2nd Internal Audit
Accelerate & Client
+ Perform close loop RoHS corrective and preventive action (Same as STEP 18). (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 22
RoHS Second Management Review (By Executive Mgmt.) Client & Accelerate
+ Perform RoHS Management Review as per Management Review Procedure (same as STEP 19).
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 23
Registrar RoHS Pre-Assessment (Optional Activity) Registrar Client & Accelerate
+ Registrar (an independent certifying body) to perform RoHS Pre-Assessment (Accelerate will support)
Step 24
RoHS Corrective & Preventive Actions to registrar finding Accelerate & Client
+ Do close loop RoHS corrective actions (same as STEP 18 & 21) (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 25
Accelerate RoHS Documentation Review
+ Accelerate Review the complete RoHS system for compliance to standard.
Step 26
Accelerate Assessment for RoHS
+ Accelerate perform RoHS audit for identifying issues to related Implementation.
Step 27
RoHS Corrective & Preventive Actions
+ Do close loop RoHS corrective & preventive action for all issues raised (STEP 25 & 26)(Accelerate works with Client)
Step 28
Final RoHS Registration Audit
+ Registrar perform the final RoHS Registration Audit. (Accelerate will support)
Step 29
Prepare RoHS action plan for registrar finding
+ Submit RoHS Action Plan & close Registrar Findings.. (Accelerate works with Client)
Step 30
Client Certified for RoHS
+ Accelerate Registered Client in Accelerate Database as "RoHS Certified"
Step 31
RoHS Maintaining Upgrade & Training
+ Accelerate will provide. (If desired)

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