Certificate of Conformity
Certificate of Conformity GOST R (it is often called RosTest certificate or quality certificate, safety certificate, custom certificate) – is a document, confirming that the product answers the requirements of quality and safety, which were adjusted for a certain kind of product by valid standards and norms (national standard (GOST, GOST R, GOST R MEK, GOST R ISO and others).
There are certain products subject to mandatory certification: -for the imports that is the letter of Federal Custom Service of January, 12, 2005 N 01-06/107 «About the list of products subject to mandatory certification». According to the norms may be emphasized several schemes of certification, the most widely used of which are the following:
- Schemes №3: certificate given in this case is often called “for serial production”, or “for producer”, (is given for a period of 1-3 years depending on production, results of testing, condition of producing and other factors);
- Schemes №2, 7:”for contract” – is given for the goods, importing in lines during certain period of time, usually 1-2 years(№2) or for a quantity determined by the contract (№7);
- Schemes №9 – is a simplifiedscheme for single samples of production or for small lines. In this case certificate is given based on declaration of conformity with enclosed documents, which confirm that production answers stated requirements (those may be mill’s test certificate, factory certificate, certificate for the system of quality according to ISO 9001). In this case they don’t carry out tests. The way of getting a certificate is the following: production (some items) must pass certificate examination in accredited laboratory. According to the results of tests they compose protocol, which is a ground for giving a conformance certificate GOST R.