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Singapore RoHS DoC for mobile phone, portable computers, panel TVs (6 types of EEE)

SINGAPORE’S RESTRICTION OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (“RoHS”) IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT (“EEE”) UNDER THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT ACT

1. With effect from 1 JUNE 2017, the Singapore National Environment Agency (“NEA”) will be restricting six Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“EEE”) under the Environmental Protection and Management Act (“EPMA”) as follows:


2. A Hazardous Substances Licence will be required from Pollution Control Department (“PCD”) for the import, export and sale of new mobile phones, portable computers, refrigerators, air conditioners, panel TVs and washing machines containing parts and/or components exceeding the stipulated limits above. Application for a Hazardous Substances Licence can be made online at -http://eservices.nea.gov.sg/pcls/. 

3. There will be a prohibition on the import for local sale of the 6 new EEE that exceed the above stipulated limits. Companies are required to apply for a Hazardous Substances Licence for import of such EEE for re-export. Companies with existing stock of the 6 EEE that are imported before 1 June 2017, need not apply for a Hazardous Substances Licence. Existing stock of the 6 EEE are allowed to be sold until depletion.

4. Importers/traders are to submit to NEA a once-off declaration of conformity per company, to show proof that the 6 HS in the 6 new EEE comply with NEA’s requirements. A template of the declaration of conformity can be found below. 
Harmonized System (“HS”) and Product Codes 

5. The list of HS and Product codes are listed in ANNEX A. 
As some of the equipment mentioned in paragraph 2 such as mobile phones, wireless devices installed in portable computers are also controlled by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”), a joint TradeNet® Permit application will be required for import. With effect from 1 June 2017, traders are required to declare the import and export TradeNet® permit applications using the appropriate HS and Product codes. All permit applications will be subject to PCD’s processing and approval. 

6. For more information on the control of Hazardous Substances, please visit NEA web-site at http://www.nea.gov.sg/anti-pollution-radiation-protection/chemical-safety/hazardoussubstances

7. For further enquiries, you could also contact the NEA and IMDA TradeNet officers at Tel: 6731 9665 and at 62110647 or e-mail your enquiries to nea_pcd_hs@nea.gov.sg and tlsinfo@imda.gov.sg respectively


Please refer to the following attachment for more information.
http://www.bureauveritas-adt.com/files/faq_rohs-as-of-8-mar-2017-final.pdf
http://www.bureauveritas-adt.com/files/-final-rohs-declaration-letter-template.docx
http://www.bureauveritas-adt.com/files/4_27_Apr_2017_NEA_Letter.pdf



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