Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation

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The Certificate

Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation which is also called the Quality Certificate, Safety Certificate of the Customs Certificate appears to be the document that proves that the products or services correspond to law requirements of safety and quality in Russia.

Types[edit]

Now there are two types of Correspondence Certificate in Russia: the GOST certificate of Correspondence to National Standards and the Certificate of Correspondence to a Technical Reglamentation. The explanation of this is as follows: the Technical Reglamentations began being developed and enforced not long ago and that is why they are not able to regulate the Certification Process in Russia in full form. Until the technical Reglamentation replace the GOST Standards, the latest also take part in regulation of the certification process on the Russian territory It should also mentioned proving correspondence to Technical Conditions (TC), but generally this method is used in voluntary certification

The term[edit]

Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulationmay be given only by an authorized organ in the sphere of certification. The document may be given for the period of 1, 2 or 3 years in the case of series production. If the certificate is given for the party of the products, its term is unlimited. Such type of certification is typical for the parties of foreign products that are delivered into the Russian territory according invoice or a contract.

How to get[edit]

It is possible to receive the Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation after providing the documents package to the certification center. One of the necessary documents required for certification is the test protocol. The document may be given by any laboratory authorized for certification tests after testing the products for correspondence to legislative requirements. Generally certification laboratories check the products for environmental and consumer safety as well as they correspond to the claimed characteristics mentioned in technical documentation to the real characteristics.

The schemes of certification[edit]

Scheme 1[edit]

Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulationmay be drawn up according to the contract. In this case the certificate must contain the date about products tests (the date and the number of the testing protocol). The certificate of this type generally includes the correct name of the Certificate Receiver and the Product Manufacturer, the date and the number of the contract and the scheme of certification. Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulationis generally drawn up in the case when the import is not limited by the one-time delivery of the products. After drawing up such document the applicant may import production during a year.

Scheme 2[edit]

The Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation may be drawn up for the party of products. In such case there is no need in drawing up the testing protocol, but the certificate must include the date and the number of invoice. Such kind of certificates is drawn up when importing the test party of some kin of products because it is valid only for a limited party of goods. The Correspondence Certificate is provided with the open date. Generally, this kind of certificate is given, for example, for equipment

Scheme 3[edit]

Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulationfor the serial output of production may be drawn up only after certification tests. It is valid from one to three years. This kind of document may be drawn up by both inner and foreign manufacturer.

Documents needed for the certification process[edit]

Serially manufactured production[edit]

  • The application for the certification;
  • Brief description of the product;
  • The documents proving the property or lending of the manufacturing premises;
  • The normative-technical documentation for the products (The GOST or TC);
  • The Statute of the Enterprise;
  • The TIN certificate of registration in the Taxation Department;
  • The state registration certificate;

The imported production delivered according to the contract[edit]

  • The application for the certification;
  • The description of the products;
  • The TIN certificate of registration in the Taxation Department;
  • The state registration certificate;
  • The Statute of the Enterprise;
  • The copy of the contract.

Serially manufactured imported production[edit]

  • The application for the certification;
  • The document proving the quality;
  • The description of the products (appearance, field of use, technical characteristics).

The ways of getting Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation[edit]

Manufacturers may get the Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation both obligatory and voluntary. The voluntary Certificate of Conformity to Technical Regulation is drawn up on the yellow blank while the voluntary on – on the blue blank. By the voluntary certification it is the manufacturer who chooses the parameters on which to certificate. That is the reason why the voluntary certification is used by large manufacturers and the trade representatives for proving of the correspondence of their production to the requirements of TС as well as to additional GOST standards which are not used by the obligatory certification.

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