The PSE Mark is a mandatory safety and EMC approval for electrical products sold on the Japanese market. PSC certification is a mandatory consumer products safety approval that applies to nearly all consumer products sold in Japan.


The Telecommunication and Radio Certification for Japan is the approval needed for wireless radio and telecommunication equipment in Japan and covers all products which utilize the radio spectrum and operate under 3 THz.

JIS Certification

The JIS Mark is a mandatory certification based on product certification that verifies the conformity of products according to the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS). JIS covers industrial and mineral products, data, services and management systems under the Industrial Standardization Act of Japan.

VCCI Mark Certification

The VCCI Mark is a voluntary certification for IT equipment in Japan and a well-regarded indicator for high quality standards. Only members of the VCCI council can apply for this certification.

Japan RoHS

Manufactures and Importers of certain types of products for the Japanese market are required to make sure their products are in compliance with the Japan RoHS Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources in Japan and the compulsory Industry Standard JIS C 0950.


With our many years of experience, we support you efficiently in your certification projects from the application to the receipt of the certificate. Our experienced consultants will guide you accurately through your certification process and are always available to assist you.

Japan RoHS

Manufactures and Importers  of certain types of products for the Japanese market are required to make sure their products are in compliance with the Japan RoHS Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources in Japan (Japanese Recycling Law) and the compulsory Industry Standard JIS C 0950: The Marking for presence of the specific chemical substances for electronic equipment (J-MOSS). These 7 types of products include:

  • Personal computers
  • Unit-type air conditioners
  • Television sets
  • Refrigerators
  • Washing machines
  • Clothes dryers
  • Microwaves

Japan RoHS Product Compliance can be assured through Self-Declaration. Testing in third-party laboratories is not necessary.

The following hazardous substances and their concentration are under restriction:

  • Cadmium (Cd) and its compounds: 0.01%;
  • Mercury and its compounds: 0.1%;
  • Lead (Pb) and its compounds : 0.1%;
  • Hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) and its compounds: 0.1%;
  • Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB): 0.1 %;
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE): 0.1 %.

If the requirements are met the product can voluntarily be marked with a “G-Mark” also called J-Moss-Mark. If the requirements are not met it is mandatory to mark the product with a “R-Mark”. Furthermore, these products have to be marked on the manufacturers and importers website.


We are happy to support you with the Japanese RoHS process and we are also available for any questions you may have. Please send us an email or call us at +49-69-2713769258 for Europe and +1 773 654 2673 for USA.


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