Replacement Parts and System Component Qualification Certificate Program


Provisions of the Replacement Parts and System Component Qualification Certificate Program

Participation in the 3-A SSI Replacement Parts and System Component Qualification Certificate (RPSCQC) Program is open to manufacturers of replacements parts or system components.  The RPSCQC is beneficial to certificate holders and customers because it affirms that such parts or system components are compatible with the design criteria found in the relevant 3-A Sanitary Standard(s).  The RPSCQC is often used use in sales or marketing information.

Applicants for a RPSCQC must submit all application materials on-line to 3-A SSI, including all required supporting information and payment. A company executive is required to verify the application, the Certificate of Quality Control, Certification of Conformance, and the 3-A RPSCQC Program Agreement.

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) which hold a 3-A Symbol authorization or complete systems manufacturing/installation firms need not participate in this program. OEMs which have been granted a 3-A Symbol Authorization are considered as having met the requirements of this program for all associated replacement parts.   Complete systems manufacturing/installation firms should not participate in the 3-A process Certificate Program.

See the 3-A SSI Manual for Third Party Verification (TPV) for 3-A Symbol Authorization, RPSCQC Certification and 3-A Process Certification for more information.

Manage a Replacement Parts and System Component Qualification Certificate.

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