BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification
IR Italiana Riprografia has got by Kiwa Cermet organization the certification of compliance with the requirements of OHSAS 18001, the standard for occupational health and safety management system. This certification, issued by an independent third party, certifies that I.R. organization is directed to identify and control health and safety risks, reduce the potential for accidents and occupational diseases and continuously improve the safety levels related to its activities.
UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 Certification
The ISO 14001 certification is part of a series of norms related to the environmental management system. Its application defines the requirements to identify, control and supervise the environmental aspects of a company. IR has chosen to get this certification for both the distribution activity and the production of remanufactured and compatible consumables, since it considers the respect for the environment as one of the core values of its business activity.
UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 Certification
IR is UNI EN ISO 9001 certified since 1st September 2003. The certification concerns the production and distribution of consumables and spare parts for office machines. IR has chosen to make this investment to ensure its customers a high quality level of both the products and the service.
UNI EN ISO 14021:2016 Certification
The environmental product certification in accordance with the norm UNI EN ISO 14021 certifies that for the category of products called "Remanufactured Cartridge" I.R. Italiana Riprografia has defined rules and methods to control its own remanufacturing process and its suppliers in order to ensure that the cartridges are actually remanufactured, that is, derived from a previous use, ensuring lower environmental impacts and lower consumption of resources for their remanufacturing.
In order to improve constantly the quality of its products, IR has obtained the STMC certification. STMC stands for the Standardized Test Method Committee. This global committee was formed to find and promote standardized test methods for the printer cartridge industry. Such tests methods are used to evaluate the toner printer cartridges performances. Standardized test methods make it possible to evaluate a cartridge anywhere and come up with the same test results no matter who tests it. These procedures do not specify how a cartridge must perform; they only measure the values. Through these test methods, the STMC certification evaluates the cartridge yield, the number of printed pages, the quality of the black areas, and the toner density. The STMC certified cartridges come from a company that has had their employees successfully instructed by an authorized trainer. IR ITALIANA RIPROGRAFIA respects these methods in the production process and uses tested equipment.
ISO 19752 and ISO 19798 Certification
IR declares that some models of refurbished and compatible laser cartridges branded Graphic-Jet satisfy the requirements, in terms of yield, regulated by the ISO 19752 and ISO 19798
REACH (EC) N. 1907/2006, is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals approved on 18 December 2006 by the European Parliament with the aim to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals. REACH introduces new responsibilities in the European industry about the management of the risks related to chemicals and the disclosure of the appropriate safety data to professional users and, as regards the most dangerous substances, to consumers. This regulation, among other obligations, requires the compilation of a safety data sheet (MSDS) which must be drawn up according to specific parameters providing important information on the use of the product. The MSDS must be written in the language of the country where the product is sold. This document can be requested at any time by the competent authority or by the purchaser for appropriate controls. IR, in collaboration with specialized consultants, is able to provide for all its products, the corresponding safety data sheets in full compliance with the Regulation.
The articles supplied by I.R. ITALIANA RIPROGRAFIA SRL comply with the provisions indicated in the European Directive 2011/65/UE (RoHS II) and in the Delegated Directive 2015/863/UE regarding the restrictions of the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive 2011/65/UE lays down rules on the restriction of the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) with a view to contributing to the protection of human health and the environment, including the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of waste EEE and for at this purpose it provides that the products sold must not contain the following substances:
- Lead (0,1%)
- Mercury (0,1%)
- Cadmium (0,01%)
- Hexavalent chromium (0,1%)
- Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) (0,1%)
- Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) (0,1%)
- Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (0,1%)
- Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) (0,1%)
- Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) (0,1%)
- Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) (0,1%)
ITALIANA RIPROGRAFIA SRL, in compliance with Article 7 Paragraph C of the European Directive 2011/65/UE, commits to label with the CE marking the articles considered to be electrical and electronic equipment.
I.R. ITALIANA RIPROGRAFIA SRL pays particular attention to the circular and eco-sustainable economy whose basic principles are Reduction, Reuse and Recycling. The remanufactured cartridges are a perfect example of this philosophy. This type of product has recently been identified as electronic equipment. For this reason our products are marked with the appropriate crossed-out wheelie bin to comply to the directive. This symbol indicates that the product must not be treated as domestic waste and must be disposed separately from the other wastes to allow a proper treatment and recycling. Following these instructions it is guaranteed that the product is treated correctly in order to avoid possible negative effects on the environment and on human health, promoting its reuse and / or the recycling of the materials making up the equipment.
The Guide to Clones is a document issued by ETIRA (European Toner and INK-JET remanufacturers Association) that explains in a clear and complete manner the various types of products (consumables) that can be found in the market, identifying for each category, the risks and the benefits . This is the only official document recognized on this subject and is taken seriously by the vendors (OEM) and the political European institutions.
IR is pleased to announce that since February 2014 it has become a member of ETIRA (European Toner and Ink-Jet Remanufacturers Association).