The Russian Accreditation Authority (The Federal Service for Accreditation—RusAccreditation) inspected the activities of Russian certification bodies, organizations, and testing laboratories for possible violations. During April 2018, RusAccreditation conducted 178 inspections.
The inspections were made to:
eliminate non-compliance with accreditation criteria
assess the implementation of previously issued injunctions
reveal possible violations by accredited individuals
During the inspection of certification authorities, some violations have been revealed and:
28 accreditation authorities received temporary injunctions in order to fix violations
26 accreditations were suspended including 2 certification bodies, 18 test laboratories, and 5 organizations
23 juridicial acts were issued to bring to justice those violators
9 accreditations of organizations were terminated
These 3 organization were closed due to nonobservance of earlier issued injunctions:
- LLC NTC «Energy»—RA.RU.10АД83,
- LLC «Center of analytical technologies «Progress»—РОСС RU.0001.11МО07,
- FGBYZ CGiE № 92 FMBA of Russia – RA.RU.710160
6 other organizations were closed due to ignoring inconsistencies in the accreditation criteria revealed during the procedure of competence assessment.
RusAccreditation together with the Russian supervision authorities will continue to conduct serious work to prevent the flow of potentially hazardous products into the Russian market along with the elimination of dishonest participants.
Information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.