Regulation EU n. 333/11

Criteria determining when certain types of scrap metal cease to be considered waste.

Incentive

The attestation pursuant to Article 6 of EU Regulation no. 333/2011 applies to all producers of scrap metal or to any holder of scrap metal, which has ceased for the first time to be regarded as waste, who transfers it to another holder. A producer of scrap metal or holder of scrap metal, which has ceased for the first time to be regarded as waste, who transfers it to another holder must maintain a Quality Management System. This is a mandatory requirement.

Outcome

The attestation issued by SQS shows all parties concerned that the Organisation operates in conformity with the requirements of the referenced Regulation. It therefore constitutes a guarantee for third parties.

Target groups

The attestation pursuant to Article 6 of EU Regulation no. 333/2011 applies to all producers of scrap metal or to any holder of scrap metal, which has ceased for the first time to be regarded as waste, who transfers it to another holder.
The attestation certifies that producers/importers of scrap metal comply with the requirements of EU Regulation no. 333/2011.

Validity

3 years - As part of the continuous development, surveillance audits are held every year and recertification audits after 3 years.

Recognition

The attestation issued by SQS in accordance with EU Regulation no. 333/2011 is recognised at national level.

Combinations

Regulation EU n. 333/11 is compatible with ISO 14001 (environmental management) and ISO 9001 (quality management) and with all other management system standards.

Renato Borghesan