The following provides a summary overview of Russia’s regulations and compliance system.

Russia

How UL Can Help You

UL can help you with any or all of the following to achieve compliance:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of UL’s local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed
Marks/Certifications
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GOST-R Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary
Voluntary or Mandatory based on product type

Validity Period of Certification
3 years

Certification Organization
The Russian Research Institute for Certification (VNIIS)

Safety
CB test report/certificate accepted

EMC
CB test report/certificate or third-party EMC test report accepted

Additional Requirements
Initial and annual factory inspections

 

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Eurasian Conformity Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Validity Period of Certification
5 years

Certification Organization
The Russian Research Institute for Certification (VNIIS) or other authorized bodies

Safety
CB test report/certificate accepted

EMC
CB test report/certificate or third-party EMC test report accepted

Additional Requirements
Initial and annual factory inspections

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Information technology equipment
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Household and similar use appliances
  • Lighting products
  • Electric tools
  • Low-voltage electrical equipment
  • Electrical wires and cables
  • Switches for circuits, installation protective and connection devices
  • Telecommunication terminal equipment
Marks/Certifications
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GOST-R
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MINSVYAZ

Mandatory/Voluntary
Gost-R: Varies based on product type
Minsvyaz: Varies based on product type

Authority/Regulatory Body
GOST-R: (gosudarstvennyy standart Rossii), which means state standard of Russia
Minsvyaz : Ministry of Information Technology and Communications of the Russian Federation in Moscow

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Required?
Gost-R: Yes
Minsvyaz: No

Validity Period of Certification
Gost-R: 3 years
Minsvyaz: 6 years or 10 years depending on product type

Local Representative Required?
Gost-R: No
Minsvyaz: Yes

Specific User Manual Requirements?
No

End Product Testing Required When Using an Approved RF Module?*
No

RF Performance Testing Required?
Gost-R: R&TTE Directive test report is required (FCC test report is acceptable in some cases)
Minsvyaz: R&TTE Directive test report is required

*This may vary based on product specification.

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to those that contain the following radio/wireless technologies

  • Bluetooth
  • Keyless systems
  • Wireless LAN
  • WiMax
  • UMTS
  • GSM
  • LTE
  • ANT/ANT+
  • ZigBee

*Requirement may be different depending on the product scope. For details, please contact us.

Marks/Certifications
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Marking and lebaeling requirements – Government of Russian Federation

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Certification Organization
Russia Energy Agency (REA)

Testing Option
None specified

 

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Amplifiers
  • Copy machines
  • Displays
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Televisions

 

Additional Information

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently.

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