Technical regulations are regulatory provisions establishing mandatory requirements for output into circulation. They are gradually replacing the regulations of the Russian Federation. This is due to the fact that the regulations of the Customs Union have wider sphere of application.

The technical regulations of the Customs Union are accepted for the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Belarus. Exporters from Latvia, who are certified in the system of technical regulations of the Customs Union, can easily supply the products in these three countries.

The area of ​​application of technical regulations of the Customs Union includes:

  • products;
  • real estate, unfinished construction sites;
  • machinery, technical and lifting devices, equipment, including that one working in dangerous conditions;
  • a variety of processes, without which you cannot output in circulation: manufacturing, packaging, warehousing and storage, transportation, sale, disposal.

Technical regulations of the CU accepted to the market of the Customs Union produced only high quality products that can meet the needs of the customer, providing security to:

  • the final customer of the product and its property;
  • the environment;
  • property of the companies and the participating countries of the Customs Union.

Requirements approved by the technical regulations of the Customs Union, are mandatory considered for residents of participating countries of the CU and exporters, supplying their goods to the territory of the community.

Applicable technical regulations of the Customs Union

Regulations of the Customs Union are gradually replacing regulations of the Russian Federation. This is due to the fact that these documents have broader scope.

Applicable technical regulations:

  • “On the safety equipment in hazardous environments”;
  • “On security devices, operating on gaseous fuels”;
  • “On the safety of fireworks”;
  • “On the safety of lifts”;
  • “On the safety of low voltage equipment”;
  • “On the safety of the package”;
  • “On the safety of products intended for children and adolescents”;
  • “On the safety of toys”;
  • “On the safety of perfumery and cosmetic products”;
  • “On requirements for automobile and aviation gasoline…”;
  • “On the safety of grain”;
  • “On the safety of PPE (personal protective equipment)”;
  • “On the safety of food products”;
  • “On the oil and fat products”;
  • “On the juice products from fruits and vegetables”;
  • “On the safety of certain types of specialized food products…”.

Monitoring the compliance of technical regulations

Compliance of exported products with the Customs Union is confirmed during special procedures – certification or declaration. They involve examination of registration, statutory, technical, commodity – exporting accompanying documents and testing the products.

Documents confirming compliance with the requirements of the technical regulations of the CU are certificates and declarations of conformity. They have a dual purpose – they confirm the conformity of products and play an important role in promoting a positive image of the manufacturer.

The technical regulations of the Customs Union are constantly being developed and accepted, so for successful foreign trade activities it is necessary to monitor changes in legislation of the Customs Union. To minimize the cost and time savings it is recommended to consult specialists.

Certification centre “Rostest Latvia” has all the necessary permissions to perform certification works and it is registered in the Customs Union. Turning to us, you get the opportunity to quickly arrange permits and work in the Customs Union.

To begin the certification process, you can contact us by phone or visit our office in Riga. We also accept applications via email and online form on our website.