In 1925, the National Committee for Standardization was established in the Soviet Union, which was responsible for developing common standards. Later, national standards of the USSR - GOST standards appeared. The GOST system was almost completely taken over by Russia from the Soviet standards. To date, GOST certificates are widely used and proof of conformity is mandatory for many products.
This document is issued for products that do not have a mandatory GOST R standard and certificate according to Russian standards and confirms the exemption of the exported or sold product. This document is also issued for some products with the possibility of ambiguity and disagreement between the Russian product classification (OKP) and foreign trade classifications (HS / HTS codes) and may be requested by the Russian customs authorities and other regulatory bodies.
Hygienic certificate SGR for sanitary products
The health test results indicate that the products comply with all health and epidemiological conditions of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) and according to the regulations of the member countries of the forum. Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are members of the Eurasian Economic Forum.
For import to Russia, health certificates and health test results for health or food products must be approved.
Gost-r conformity certificate
The Ghost Certificate is the main document for passing through customs. The GOST certificate, which stands for Gost standard or National Standard, is a certification that verifies the compliance of a product with the Russian national standards (GOST R, GOST EN, GOST R IEC, GOST R ISO, etc.). This certification can be either mandatory or optional. The mandatory certificate is necessary for importing and selling products in the Russian Federation, while the voluntary certificate aims to enhance the market presence and boost sales and marketing for the product or producer.
The certification legislation in Russia categorizes the majority of goods into three distinct groups:
Countries that have adopted GOST standards:
The following countries have adopted all or some of the GOST standards in addition to their own standards. These countries are:
Since Russia is the largest and most influential member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, there is a common misconception that GOST standards are Russian national standards. If the EAC organization is responsible for the development and maintenance of GOST standards.
GOST standards are classified as regional standards and GOST-R standards are recognized as regional standards by the ISO world organization.
GOST in Russian: (GOST) refers to a set of technical standards developed by the Council for Weights and Measures, Standards and Certification (EASC), which is a regional standard under the supervision of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
In fact, GOST-R is a regional standard, and receiving its certificate indicates:
Approval of product quality index
Product compliance with standards or order specifications
Product safety compliance
According to the EAC Customs Union certification mark, which became effective in 2013, all goods imported and sold within the Eurasian territory must undergo compulsory certification. During the process, products are evaluated to ensure conformity with technical regulations, and if they meet the requirements, they are marked with the EAC symbol on the packaging.
To obtain EAC certification for your products, there are various types of documents that can be used. These include issuing a certificate of conformity (CoC), a declaration of conformity (DoC), a certificate of state registration (SGR), or a medical device registration (MR).
To receive more information about the conditions for obtaining the GOST standard, contact Soha Europe Invest consultants.
Updated on: Saturday, January 6th, 2024