Tajikistan market access guide for electrical and telecom products

February 6, 2018

 

 

There is a national conformity assessment system for electrical and telecom products acting in Tajikistan.

 

Law of Tajikistan “On the Conformity Assessment” regulates legal and structural relations within compliance assessment of products against technical regulations and national standards requirements.

 

Electrical and telecom products must meet the requirements of technical regulation “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” and relevant national standards of Tajikistan on EMC requirements.

 

Technical regulation “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” establish requirements to the low-voltage equipment  intended for use at rated voltage:

 

– from 50 up to 1000 V A.C.

– from 75 up to 1500 V D.C.

 

The technical regulation “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” does not apply to:

 

Electric equipment intended for use in the explosive environments;

Medical units;

Electrical equipment for lifts and cargo ropes (excluding electric machines);

Electric equipment for the defense purposes;

Fence controlling devices;

Electric equipment intended for use by air, water, ground and underground transport;

Electric equipment for reactor safety systems at nuclear power stations.

 

Relevant standards on EMC establish requirements to all products that have embedded electronic components.

 

All products that are not embedded with the electronics components are out of the scope of standards on EMC requirements.

 

Telecom products are also regulated with the Order of the mandatory certificate of conformity in the electrical communication area receipt. According to this Order, the following categories of products  require mandatory confirmation of conformity procedure in the form of certification:

 

  1. Broadcast transmitters

  2. TV transmitters

  3. Trunk communication transmitters

  4. Cablecasting transmitters

  5. Paging transmitters

  6. Land satellite communication systems

  7. Fixed wireless stations

  8. Board radio stations

  9. Portable radio stations

  10. Radio base stations

  11. Radiotelephones

  12. Line-of-sight repeaters

  13. Retransmission units (repeater units)

  14. Telephone receivers

  15. Payphones

  16. Telegraph devices

  17. Mobile phones

  18. Video phones

  19. Automatic telephone stations and mini-PABX

  20. Auxiliary equipment for last customer access point and telephone switching exchange

  21. Modulating equipment

  22. Decoding devices

  23. Digital  and analog equipment, digitizers and analogue transducers

  24. Measuring amplifiers

  25. Line amplifiers

  26. Cablecasting amplifiers

  27. Antenna amplifiers

  28. Corporate TV acquisition systems

  29. Corporate or paging receiver of landline communication service

  30. Point-to-point radio communication receivers

 

According to the technical regulations, all low-voltage and telecom products require mandatory conformity assessment procedure in the form of certification.

 

The following information must be indicated in the product and accompanying documentation, according to this technical regulation:

 

  • Name and (or) designation of low-voltage equipment (type, trademark,  model);

  • Basic parameters and characteristics affecting safety;

  • Name and (or) trademark of the manufacturer;

  • Name of the country where low-voltage equipment is manufactured.

 

Characteristics and parameters such as nominal voltage, power and rated frequency must be also listed on the product.

 

Packaging must contain the following information:

 

  • Name and (or) designation of low-voltage equipment (type, trademark,  model);

  • Name and (or) trademark of the manufacturer.

 

If it is not possible to indicate above-mentioned information on the product, it can be indicated in accompanying documents only.

 

Apart from the above-mentioned information, accompanying documents must contain the following information:

 

  • Information on the appointment of low-voltage equipment;

  • Rules and conditions for safe operation, installation, storage, transportation, sale and disposal;

  • Information on measures to be taken when a malfunction of this equipment is detected;

  • Name and location of the manufacturer (importer-authorized person), importer, information for communication with them;

  • The month and year of manufacture of low-voltage equipment and (or) information about the place of application and the method of determining the year of manufacture.

 

You should remember that accompanying documents must be made in the official language and (or) in Russian.

 

In case when the product has been confirmed to comply with the technical regulations of Tajikistan, it is allowed to affix national conformity mark to such products.

 

National conformity mark represent a combination of three letters “T”, “J” and “T”. Base size of this mark must be not less than 1 mm.

 

 

Conclusion:

 

  • Electrical and telecom products are regulated with the Law of Tajikistan "On the Conformity Assessment” and must meet the requirements of technical regulation “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” and relevant national standards of Tajikistan on EMC requirements to get access to the market of Tajikistan.

  • Technical regulation “On the safety of low-voltage equipment” contain specific requirements to marking of product, accompanying documents and packaging.

  • In case when the product has been confirmed to comply with the technical regulations of Tajikistan, it is allowed to affix national conformity mark to such products.

 

 

Information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.

 

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