Russian Certification

No More GOST – Customs Union for Russia/Kazakhstan/Belarus

by G&M Compliance (March 28, 2013)

Products exporting for the countries above now need a Customs Union (CU) approval in place of the GOST certification for electrical safety. The new CU mark is now in effect, after several delays, and the GOST systems in Russia and Kazakhstan have been formally removed, however existing GOST certificates will still be recognized for import. […]


Russian Certification

Market Access in BRIC – Brazil, Russia, India and China

by G&M Compliance (March 8, 2013)

  The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China, as often referred to as the BRIC countries, are all presently in a mode of change concerning their national market access regimes for electrical products. Brazil is opening for acceptance of CB scheme test reports for IT products and refrigeration compressor. Thus, their current suspension […]


Russian Certification

New Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan Customs Union (CU) Regulation effective from mid-February

by G&M Compliance (March 1, 2013)

The Customs Union Technical Regulations (CU TR 004/2011) N° 768 “safety of low-voltage equipment” (LV CU TR) and CU TR 020/2011 N° 879 “EMC of technical devices” (EMC CU TR) were published on 16 August 2011 and 9 December 2011 respectively. Both regulations will come into effect on February 15, 2013. Starting from that date, […]