WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) is an organization that provides training, consultancy and approval for the correct use of drinking water fittings operating in the UK. This organization certifies that Pipe Sealing Elements have no effect on water quality under the BS 6920 standard. Thanks to this standard, it is tested whether the product has an effect on drinking water within the following criteria;
Smell and flavor:
The effect of the product on the smell and taste of water is examined. These reviews are recorded for later reporting.
The effect of the appearance of the water (such as clear or cloudy) of the product is examined. Likewise, examinations are recorded for reporting.
Its effect on cell functions or structure is examined. These reviews are recorded for later reporting.
o Reproduction status of aquatic microorganisms:
The effect of the product on the growth of microorganisms in water is examined. Replications are recorded for later review or reporting.
o Metals penetration into water:
Whether metal ions pass through the product or not is examined. Ions are separated into water and those that do not and are recorded for reporting if requested.
It is a certificate of conformity given to products and materials that come into contact with drinking water in England. Although this document is from the UK, it is a document that is accepted in most European countries. It is mandatory for exports to the UK. In other European countries, although it is not mandatory, some institutions require the products they purchase to have this certificate.
WRAS Certificate is a certificate of conformity given for products and materials in contact with drinking water. Although this document is from the UK, it is a document that is accepted in most European countries.
The purpose of WRAS is to contribute to the protection of public health by preventing pollution of water resources and promoting efficient use of water.
There are two types of Wras Certificate testing and certification.
? WRAS Product Approval
This type of approval indicates that it is a product that fully complies with laws and regulations. It is the type of document given to products with mechanical parts such as boilers and valves. Having WRAS approval of the materials used in the product for this document application will speed up the certification process.
? WRAS Material Approval
It is the required approval for materials used in mechanical parts such as rubber or paint. For companies that are such a product manufacturer, obtaining this document will facilitate the circulation and trade of the produced materials in the world market.
In order to obtain certification, your products must pass tests in an authorized laboratory. As a result of these tests, if it is reported that your product is not harmful to health, you can receive the certificate for 5 years.
In Turkey, commercial and / or industrial environment by companies that operate, quality and human health for providing harmony to be supplied to the technical regulations that accredited institutions and / or quality be received from institutions, life of people with environmental documentation, property safety and shows the security markings relating to agricultural products A certain part of the expenses related to laboratory analysis and certification processes are covered by the Support and Price Stability Fund.
WRAS Certificate Scope
It takes an average of 15 days from the date you apply for the Wras Certificate. It will be beneficial for the institution or organization in terms of cost to apply for more than one product at the same time for obtaining documents.
It is the type of document given to products with mechanical parts such as boilers and valves. Having WRAS approval of the materials used in the product for this document application will speed up the certification process.
It is the required approval for materials used in mechanical parts such as rubber or paint. If you are a manufacturer of this type of product, it will be easier to get this document and the circulation and trade of the materials you produce in the world market.
Products must pass tests in an authorized laboratory for certification. As a result of these tests, if it is reported that your product is not harmful to health, the certificate can be obtained for 5 years.
Testing services are always required to understand the quality standard of the product in export processes and produced samples.
Some of the items supported are given below.
? Application and document examination expenses
? Documentation audit expenses
? Document usage fees for the first year
? Test / analysis report expenses
? Mandatory registration fees
For more detailed information about the WRAS Certificate, you should contact Aşan Consultancy.