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Extended the validity of the national hygienic certificates

17 January 2012

Extended the validity of the national hygienic certificatesThe EurAsEC Customs Union Commission has decided to extend the validity of the hygienic certificates issued by Member States before the entry into force of the Agreement on sommon sanitary measures in the Customs Union. It says the Commission Decision no. 888 of 09/12/2011. To this end it is noted that the sanitary certificates are the export reports, documents issued before 01/07/2010 and sanitary certificates (state registration certificate), issued by Russian health authorities until 01/01/2011, i.e. after the entry into force of the Agreement on common sanitary measures, with only the national validity. The term of validity of these documents was supposed the 01/01/2012 regardless of their date of expiry.

Now, these documents may be used until their expiry date only on the territory of the Member State which issued them, until the entry into force of the appropriate Technical regulations.

It is also possible to convert the national hygienic certificates into the hygienic certificates of the Customs union, to be used on the territory of three countries: Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, without having to repeat the laboratory tests if the evidence provided and the reference values ​​do not differ the evidence and the reference values ​​established by Customs union legislation.