Results of inspections of accredited certification bodies, laboratories, and organizations in Russia
The Russian Accreditation Authority (Federal Service for Accreditation—RusAccreditation) inspected the activities of Russian certification bodies, organizations, and testing laboratories for possible violations.
During 2019, RusAccreditation conducted 1698 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
As a result of the inspections:
323 accreditation authorities were suspended due to competence testing avoidance
69 certification bodies,
174 test laboratories,
79 organizations ensuring measurement traceability
151 accreditation bodies were closed due the non-elimination of inconsistencies in the accreditation criteria revealed during the procedure for the confirmation of competence:
26 certification bodies
99 test laboratories
25 organizations ensuring measurement traceability
70 accreditation authorities were suspended due to violations identified during the inspection.
48 accreditation authorities were terminated afterwards
253 judicial acts were issued to violators
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 circulation along with the elimination of dishonest participants.
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