The adoption of a quality management system is a strategic decision for an organization that can help us to improve the overall performance and provide a sound basis for sustainable development initiatives. The potential benefits of implementing a quality management system based on this International Standard are:
a) The ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements;
b) Facilitating opportunities to enhance customer satisfaction;
c) Addressing risks and opportunities associated with its context and objectives; d) the ability to demonstrate conformity to specified quality management system requirements.
REACH is an European Union regulation covering most consumer products, requiring companies to report on chemicals used throughout the supply chain and in their products. REACH stands for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals.
RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. It's a product-level compliance based on the EU's directive 2002/95/EC. The goal of RoHS is to reduce the environmental effect and health impact of electronics.
FDA’s export certification provides the agency’s official attestation concerning a product’s regulatory or marketing status, based on available information at the time FDA issues the certificate (including, as appropriate, attestations provided by the person seeking the certificate). The fact that FDA issued an export certificate does not preclude FDA from taking appropriate regulatory action against a product covered by the certificate.