New Image of National Accreditation System is Adopted in Russia
The RusAccreditation informs that a new image of the national accreditation system was adopted in Russia in September 2019. However, the old versions of the national accreditation system images can be used by the accredited bodies up to December 31, 2019.
The RusAccreditation points out that the image of the mark can be used only when accreditation bodies have valid accreditation. Once the accreditation expires or is canceled, it is prohibited to use the mark.
Accredited bodies have the right to use the image of the mark only in conjunction with their own logo and with regards to:
The size of the logo and the mark. They should be equal
The logo of the accreditation body should be placed on the left and (or) above the mark
Once the accredited body uses some other accreditation system signs, this mark should be placed on the left and (or) above the signs of other accreditation systems and all signs should have equal size.
It is allowed to use the national accreditation mark on the voluntary conformity certificate only if the certification body has the relevant accreditation and signed an agreement with the voluntary certification system founder.
The dimensions of the mark should be not less than 50 mm.
The size of the accreditation mark used, as well as the background on which it is placed, should not make difficulties while reading all the inscriptions and numbers on the mark.
The image of the accreditation mark can be applied in color or black and white.
It is not allowed to apply individual elements of the image of the mark.
If the accreditation is suspended, the accredited body is obliged to stop using the image of the mark and should remove it from its website.
Violation of the regulation on the use of the image of the mark entails liability in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
The images of the national accreditation system are listed in the table below:
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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