RUSTANDARD - Product Registration and Certification
GOST R, Gost Russia, Gost Standard, RTN, GGTN

In Belarus updated the list of products subject to mandatory certification

28 December 2011

In Belarus updated the list of products subject to mandatory certificationOn December 11th, 2011 as part of the implementation of Belarusian President Directive No. 4 of 31/12/2010 and with the aim to harmonize the single list of products subject to mandatory certification in EurAsEC Customs Union, in the Belarus entered into force a new list of products subject to mandatory certification. The new list has about 500 entries. From the chapter dedicated to mandatory certification more than 130 entries have been excluded.

From this date, the following conformity assessment of products will be carried out in the form of the declaration of conformity: accessories for motor vehicles, some types of appliances, light industry products, means of fire safety, watches, telecommunications equipment, boats, furniture, matches, cosmetics, vegetables, fruit and berry jams, sauces, ketchup, canned sauces, mayonnaise, soybean oil, rapeseed oil, sunflower oil.

From the old list were also excluded products that fall within the technical regulations. For now it is just building materials (RT 2009/013/BY), food for animals, birds and fish, protein-based additives (RT 2010/025/BY), software and hardware products used in banking and technology ( 2008/009/BY RT). The conformity assessment of which will be the sole responsibility of the technical regulations currently in force in Belarus and later, when approved and entered into vogore, EurAsEC Customs Union.

At the same time from January 1, 2012 is the introduction of the mandatory certification of motor vehicles, their components and accessories. This measure is due to the adoption of the relevant Regulation of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations which was joined by Belarus.

The declaration of conformity will be issued directly from manufacturers, importers or distributors, who will be solely responsible for the quality and safety of the product. The statements will be issued subject to registration with the accredited certification bodies.