News: WRAP develops re-use protocols for electrical products
WRAP is providing support for businesses to achieve re-use standard PAS 141, so they can ensure that electrical goods are fit for purpose after they have been repaired for re-use.
Tuesday, 10th September 2013
The repair and re-use of electronic products has a range of environmental and social benefits. PAS 141 specification has been developed by British Standards Institution to increase re-use of electrical and electronic equipment and to ensure that they are tested and repaired to a minimum level. WRAP has developed a set of protocols based on industry experience that highlight the tests and procedures that should be carried out as a minimum. They form a baseline for electrical product assessment and repair for re-use and can be used as a guideline to product assessment and testing. These protocols will help increase consumer confidence in re-use electrical products, e.g. cookers, tablet computers and washing machines, etc., that are fit for purpose and help businesses feel confident in achieving PAS 141 specification. For more details, please go to the external weblink.
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