Russia Clarifies Equivalence Scheme for some Withdrawn Standards

September 13, 2019


The Federal Service for accreditation (RusAccreditation) recently has issued an explanatory statement on equivalence of the number of standards. This statement contains list of withdrawn standards and their valid equivalences. 


With this statement, RusAccreditation explains, that if a testing laboratory or center has accreditation to the indicated withdrawn standards, there is no need to confirm the compliance to their valid equivalents, to equip the laboratory with additional measuring and testing facilities or to provide retraining for skills upgrading. The laboratory/ center or certification bodies do not need to modify conformity assessment procedures or expand their scope of accreditation. to carry out activities. 


Thus, when they carry out activities, they just need to use new valid standards.


Standards for electrical equipment and lifts from the statement you can find below:

The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team. 


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