In the Russian Federation the control and supervision of the compliance with the mandatory requirements of national standards and technical regulations is implemented by the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (ROSSTANDART).
In accordance with the Federal Law of December 27, 2002 N 184-FZ “On Technical Regulation of Compliance” (original: N 184-ФЗ “О техническом регулировании”) compliance on the territory of the Russian Federation can be carried out on a voluntary or mandatory basis.
Voluntary confirmation is observed in the form of voluntary certification.
Voluntary confirmation of conformity can be carried out to establish compliance with standardization documents, voluntary certification systems, and the terms of contracts.
Mandatory confirmation is performed in the forms:
Declaration of conformity is carried out according to one of the following schemes:
Mandatory certification is carried out by the certification body based on the agreement with the applicant. Certification schemes used for certification of certain types of products are defined by the relevant technical regulations.
The procedure for establishing requirements for products is determined by the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014 and the legislation of the Russian Federation on technical regulation.
The Technical Regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union is a document adopted by the Eurasian Economic Commission. It establishes requirements for the objects of technical regulation that are mandatory for application and execution on the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (formerly Customs Union). Nowadays EAEU includes five countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan. In addition to the technical regulations of the Union, Russia has technical regulations adopted by the regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation. Russian technical regulations are valid until the technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union come into force.
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