The RF technical regulation

The first technical regulation in history of the RF was approved in 2005 and it dealt with safety of emission from vehicles. The second regulation was developed 3 years later. For the time being there are up to 20 RF technical regulations in use that set procedure for safety circulation of tobacco products, fish, household […]


Rostechnadzor is a Federal Service engaged in environmental, industrial and nuclear supervision over products manufactured in the RF. Rostechnadzor exercise control in several spheres: Production safety and restriction of negative technological influence. Mining works safety. Safety of electrical equipment usage. Safety of hydraulic and thermal equipment usage. Safety manufacturing and circulation of explosive agents. Environmental […]


Rospotrebnadzor is a Federal service that exercises sanitary and epidemiological control in the field of consumers’ rights protection and welfare. The main normative document that regulates Rospotrebnadzor’s activity is the RF Governmental resolution No 322 of June 30, 2004. This state body is controlled by the RF Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development. Overall management […]

State Registration certificate

State Registration certificate is issued on the basis of product sanitary safety check and its registration in Customs Union unified list. State Registration certificate is mandatory for the goods listed in Customs Union Commission Decision No299 of May 28, 2010. The main of these goods are: Water, alcoholic and soft drinks. Dietary supplements. Food for […]

Technical regulation

TR is a technical regulation. So a standard that sets requirements for products output is called. Two types of technical regulations are distinguished: national and Customs Union ones. Russian TRs are gradually phased out. To replace them the CU technical regulations that have wider application scope are being introduced. Russian technical regulation requirements are subject […]

Customs Union

The CU is the Customs Union. So an agreement among several states that decided to create a common territory having uniform rules of trading, goods circulation, and preferential customs regimes is called. Their usage allows strengthening political and economical ties between members of community. The union was set up in 2007. Three countries joint it: […]


GOST is a state standard. So main standards in the USSR were called, today transnational standards effective in the CIS are called so. They are enacted by transnational councils engaged in standardization, metrology and certification. GOSTs that were developed and enacted till 1996 were documents of normative and juridical nature and their requirements were mandatory […]


GOST R is a state standard in Russia. So regulatory documents of national importance adopted in the Russian Federation after proclaiming independence are called. Standards scope of influence covers only Russia. GOST R standards structure is similar to the structure of transnational GOST standards. Similarly they describe requirements to composition, purpose and safety of different […]


VNIIS is Russian Research Institute for Certification.  Main work objective of the largest Research Institute in the RF is to carry out research and methodical activities, provide consultation services in examining conformity, carrying out accreditation, control over quality and standardization. VNIIS was founded in 1965. All this time its staff has been developing scientific guidelines […]