EPR (E-Waste Management) Certificate

EPR (E-Waste Management) Certificate

Introduction
EPR stands for Extended Producer Responsibility. It is a registration for the Indian manufacturer / importer of the E-waste management material. EPR Authorisation is issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) under MoEFCC, Government of India. With the authorisation of the EPR, the manufacturer / importer of electronic and electrical goods has been given the responsibility to monitor the E-waste of the products at the end of their lifespan.

How to get EPR Authorization?
The manufacturer / importer of electronic and electrical goods must provide documentary evidence of an E-waste management program and arrangement with the Recycling Agency.

EVTL India provides full support for handling the paperwork and the formalities for securing the approval of the EPR. For details, please check the Important Information given below.

Important Information - EPR (E-Waste Management) Certificate

Mandatory Product List
There are 2 major products categories which requires EPR Authorization. The complete list of mandatory products is as below:

Required Documents

Documents for Address Proof

Copy of GST document indicating the address of manufacturing unit.
Copy of Certificate / Document –

  • Registrar of Companies, or
  • Directorate of Industries, or
  • Municipal Corporation / Local Body, or
  • Import Export Code letter.

Product Details including Model Numbers and Production / Import History

  • Details of electrical and electronic equipment placed on market year-wise during previous 10 years (Quantity, number and weight etc.).

Valid BIS License

  • Copy of either ISI mark or BIS Registration number certificate, if applicable.

Documents for CPCB Certification

  • Copy of PAN
  • Reduction of RoHS
  • Details for Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliance, such as –
  • Self-declaration regarding RoHS provision that the Electrical and Electronic Equipment placed on market comply with the specified limits of RoHS, or
  • Technical documents (i.e. Supplier declarations, Materials Analytical reports) as evidence that RoHS provisions are complied by the product based on standard EN 50581 of EU, or
  • RoHS Certificate
  • Name of the Authorized Person (signatory), full address with e-mail, telephone number, copy of Aadhar Card etc.
  • KYC of Manufacturer / Importer Company (like phone numbers, e-mail address, website information, etc.)
  • List of all offices
  • Details of E-Product (product name, brand name, model no., volume, etc.)
  • Awareness Plan, implementation methodology and Budget for EPR and allied initiatives
  • Flowchart for Collection of E-Waste and its Transportation to Recycler
  • Estimated generation of e-waste item-wise and estimated collection target for the forthcoming year(s) including those being generated from their service centres
  • Copies of agreement with Dealers, Collection Centre, Recyclers, Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility, etc.

Costing and Timeline

Costing

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Timeline

40-60 working days

Validity and Renewal
EPR Authorization is valid for 5 years and it can be renewed subsequently. Few documents and fees will be needed to get renewal.

Registration Process

Process of EPR Authorization is divided into following steps:

  • Step-1: Application with required enclosures
  • Step-2: Review of Application by CPCB
  • Step-3: Submission of additional information, if required by CPCB
  • Step-4: Grant of Certificate by CPCB

Format of EPR Authorization Certificate
The specimen copy of EPR Authorization Certificate for reference purpose is as below:

Post CPCB Approval

Please note the following:

  • CPCB, after grant of EPR Authorization, shall forward the EPR Plan to respective State Pollution Control Board for monitoring.
  • The concerned State Pollution Control Board shall monitor the compliance of EPR Authorization and submitted plan, take cognizance of any non-compliance and inform CPCB for taking action, if necessary.
  • CPCB may, also, conduct random checks.
  • EPR Authorized unit is required to maintain necessary records related to e-Waste management and file annual returns.
  • CPCB shall conduct random sampling of electrical and electronic equipment placed on the market and verify the compliance of RoHS provisions as per its guidelines and the cost for sample and testing shall be borne by EPR Authorized organization.

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