Posted on Mar 01, 2021AMENDMENTS ON DOCUMENTS REGARDING AUDITORS
The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade initiated work at two drafts concerning auditors:
1) «On the procedure for confirming the competence of an auditor, the requirements for an auditor», published on 1 March 2021.
It is planned to add a new paragraph 2.3 to Article 26 of Federal Law No. 184 stating that «the requirements for auditors shall be...
Posted on Feb 17, 2021COOPERATION BETWEEN ROSACCREDIATION AND GS1 RUS
The RosAccreditation (authorized executive agency controlling Russian Certification bodies & labs) has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with the Automatic Identification Association UNISCAN/GS1 RUS.The document establishes the rules and forms of interaction on product identification, based on the principles of global uniqueness of G...
Posted on Feb 16, 2021RESULTS OF THE CONTROL OVER CERTIFICATION BODIES 2020
In 2020, the RosAccreditation conducted 949 inspections of the activities of Certification Bodies (CBs) and Laboratories (Labs).
Based on Federal Law No. 412, all inspections have been performed without prior notice.
The checks were divided in two groups:
- 226 on-site inspections.
- 723 documentary checks (CoC & DoC).
The inspections were carried out...
Posted on Feb 04, 2021GLN AND GTIN CODES BY DoC
From July 1, 2021 all GTINs for new DoC will be uploaded into electronic register.
On 29 January 2021, Decision No. 877 of 30 December 2020 of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade was officially published. The document approved changes to the new procedure for registering declarations of conformity (DoCs) (regulated in decision No. 478 dd...
Posted on Dec 04, 2020CONVERSION OF CERTIFICATES MATERIALS INTO ELECTRONIC FORM
From January 1, 2021 all materials for new certificates will be converted into electronic form.
November 18, the Government of the Russian Federation within the implementation of the "new regulatory strategy" mechanism adopted a Decree № 1856 "On the procedure of formation and maintenance of the Unified Register of certificates of conformity (CoCs)...
Posted on Nov 10, 2020REMOTE CONTROL IN PROGRESS
Implementation of the remote format of public services
On September 23, during the plenum of the 18th International Exhibition "Analytics Expo" in Moscow, Rosaccreditation has announced the results of providing public services using remote format.
The COVID - 19 pandemic has accelerated the processes of digital transformation of Rosaccreditation an...
Posted on Oct 30, 2020VERIFICATION OF THE PRODUCT'S SAFETY
QR Code using in shops before buying the products.
Rosaccreditation has launched a user-friendly digital platform - safety.fsa.gov.ru. In one click you can get information whether the purchased goods meet the safety standards. This tool allows customers to quickly enter the registers of "Certificates of Conformity" and "Declarations of Conformity"....
Posted on Jun 24, 2020CONFORMITY DOCUMENTS FOR FACE- MASKS
The Federal Agency for Technical Regulations and Metrology (Rosstandart) has published clarifications concerning the issuance of documents on the conformity assessment of face masks, which are produced in accordance with technical requirements.
Previously there have been developed and registered technical regulations 13.92.29-005-00302178-2020 "Fac...
Posted on Jun 08, 2020NEW ELECTRONIC REGISTER OF CERTIFICATES
In short: The Ministry of Economic Development of Russia introduced the new procedure of Electronic Register of Certificates. This will increase the transparency of certification procedures and improve the efficiency of control over accredited parties. Certificates with no Inspection Control, doesn’t matter if CB lost its accreditation or not, will...
Posted on May 12, 2020TOTAL CONTROL OF CERTIFICATION
Since 2019, the Federal Accreditation Service of Russia (Rosakkreditatsiya) has taken a course to eliminate from the market those false players who issue Certificates and Declarations without accreditation and audits or simply do not conduct full checks in the business community. The authorities do not hide the fact, that before there were many “bl...
Posted on May 08, 2020REGISTER OF REPRESENTATIVES
The Federal Accreditation Service of Russia (Rosakkreditatsiya) proposes to create a register of Representatives in EEU for foreign manufacturers, in which foreign companies will specify their Representative in the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) in a certification procedure.
The idea is to update and make transparent the system of R...
Posted on May 05, 2020THE APPLICANT`S ADDRESS HAS CHANGED?
Re-issue of the Certificate, if the address of the Applicant has changed?
On January 16, 2020, the Federal Accreditation Service of Russia (Rosakkreditatsiya) published a short summary of the meeting on implementation of the decision on standard conformity assessment schemes.
It was stated that existing regulations do not require replacing the Cert...
Posted on Apr 27, 2020ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION OF DECLARATIONS OF CONFORMITY
In short: starting from March 2020 Certification bodies are allowed to certify only products, falling under Certification group: (underwear, socks, RTW for kids ect). Authorities recommend Applicants to register DoC by themself, without involvement of third parties. Even if this service is for free, it has however some hidden problems leading to t...
Posted on Apr 21, 2020RUSSIA HAS SHIFTED DEADLINES OF GOVERNMENT CONTROL
In short: The Authorities has postponed for 6 months the deadlines for Government Control over the Certification Bodies and Laboratories working in the field of mandatory conformity assessment.
On April 3, 2020, Russia adopted the Resolution No. 440 “On extension of the validity of Accreditation and other aspects with regard to certification activi...
Posted on Apr 19, 2020IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR THE AUDIT
Implementation of international standards for the Auditing of management systems.
Results of the Technical Committee 079 on Conformity Assessment in 2019: there have been implemented 3 international standards for the Auditing of management systems and Conformity assessment.
The following international documents have been translated into Russian la...