What is GOST R Certification?
The GOST R certification system concerns the majority of products sold or/and used in Russia, namely: consumer products such as foodstuff, textiles, cosmetics and toys, mechanical and electrical goods, industrial equipment for food, chemical, oil & gas, construction and other industries.
Is Russian Certification required for my products?
Russia is an unique country and has unique requirements of safety. If you plan to trade with Russia, you should know and understand the Russian requirements for certification.
Your products have to meet Russian standards which are different and mostly not harmonized with the European or International standards. CE self-declaration is not sufficient in Russia and cannot replace the Russian Certificate of Conformity.
Basically, almost all consumer products require the mandatory certification. It includes all building materials, shoes, furniture, tableware and kitchenware, packaging materials, household and industrial equipment, etc.
Why is GOST certification necessary?
Usually “GOST Certificate” is necessary for:
Selling and using at Russian market
Certification process for products and services might be obligatory or voluntary. GOST Certification system had been created to protect Consumer’s rights and avoid import of low quality products. Certification law establish standards and norms which have to be met to receive GOST-R certificate. There are also regulations saying which products are subjects to obligatory certification and which might possess voluntary certificate.
According to the resolution of the State Customs Committee of Russia from 01.10.2000, production of foreign manufacturers imported into FR should meet the national quality standards, therefore is a subject to certification.
Certification GOST refers to specified products or industrial activity of the company. Certificates are issued on a base of expertise results, so products which well went through certification process have no difficulties while registering at customs.
All above information shows why Russian companies and organizations cannot work with products with didn’t receive ‘GOST-R certificate’.
GOST CERTIFICATION: TERMS AND COST
The cost of certification services depends on several key factors:
Specification and type of product
Availability of earlier received certificates
Quantity of products (a batch, certain quantity according to the contract, serial production) and their specific features.
Complexity of laboratory tests norms or recipes.
Our prices are the most convenient and reasonable on the market. We always establish them to the product specifications, type of certificate, term of validity and other factors.
Time of certification:
There are know there are several kinds of GOST certificates: Hygienic, GOST-R, GOSSTROY etc.