The President of the Russian Federation signed Law No. 460-FZ “On Amendments of the Federal Law "On Technical Regulation" and on "Consumer protection laws". The changes concern the procedure for invalidating declarations and certificates of conformity.
In this regard, the law "On Technical Regulation" additionally introduces such terms as "invalidation of the declaration of conformity" and "invalidation of the certificate of conformity" with the appropriate definitions.
In addition, State control (surveillance) bodies now are authorized to:
It should be noted that the declaration of conformity will be invalidated in such cases as:
Certificates of compliance will be invalidated if:
The certification body that issued the serial production certificate must periodically evaluate the certified product. Information about such assessment must be put to the register of certificates of conformity and declarations of conformity. If such assessment is not carried out within the specified period, the certificate is considered invalid and this information is entered to the register.
However, the law provides the possibility of transferring the rights and obligations of a certification body in relation to a certificate of conformity issued for serial products to another certification body accredited in the national accreditation system.
This law comes into force in 180 days after its official publication, with the exception of certain provisions, the terms of entry into force of which are stipulated in the law.
The full text of the Law itself you can find here.
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