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Oct 22

2020

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Remote audit for EAC certification of light industry products (clothes, shoes, and accessories)

Light industry products that are subject to certification according to TR CU 007 «On safety of products intended for children and teenagers» and TR CU 017 «On safety of light industry products» require a mandatory remote factory inspection that nowadays has become a legal procedure since all the borders are closed due to COVID-19. WWBridge team faces up with remote inspections every week. So, let’s go into detail of this new inspection type taking into consideration our experience and general rules.

Oct 20

2020

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Technical passport for TR CU 032 "On safety of pressure equipment"

The technical passport is considered as one of the most essential documents for any equipment. Here’s why: it indicates the basic information about the equipment. It’s always presented by the manufacturer regardless of the country of the manufacturer. And it must be in the Russian language or bilingual (Russian/English).

May 15

2020

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Remote production site audit for EAC certification.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, with the participation of the Federal Service for Accreditation, have expanded recommendations on temporary measures for the issue of inspection control, sampling and other scheduled work, taking into account the spread of COVID-19.

Apr 24

2020

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EAC certification for heavy machines: 9c scheme according to TR CU 010 "On the safety of machinery and equipment"

It's not always easy to issue an EAC certificate for huge machines especially when it's impossible to carry out the site audit or delivering samples to the accredited laboratory in EAEU. Here's one simple but effective way to get around this problem. Limited batches only.

Apr 22

2020

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TR EAEU 043/2017 “Requirements to the fire safety and firefighting means”

As was announced before the Technical Regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union “Requirements to the fire safety and firefighting means” (TR EAEU 043/2017) come into force from the 1st of January 2020. So, let’s go through main points of this regulation. TR EAEU 043/2017 partly replaces the Russian Law #123 «About fire safety requirements». Some products should be approved according to new regulation. The conformity documents will be valid in all Customs union countries - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan.

Apr 21

2020

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Authorized Representative service: who is an applicant for EAC certification

In order to apply for EAC certification, the manufacturer should have an authorized representative in the territory of the Customs Union. The main document which empowers an applicant to represent a manufacturer in the territory of CU is called Applicant Contract. Please, revise the main point and aims of the applicant contract and advantages of managing certification by yourself.

Apr 20

2020

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EAC mark for products that are to be exported to Customs union counties

EAC mark is a unified mark for all products that are to be exported to the Customs union countries such as Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan. It should be applied to all products that got approval according to the Technical Regulations of the Customs union (Eurasian Economic Union now) such as food, clothes, toys, machinery, spare parts, cosmetics, etc. In this article, we want to tell you what this sign means, its description, application procedure, and application rules.

Apr 19

2020

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Cosmetics – EAC certification for Customs union countries

Beauty industry is one of the fields that are in demand among people all over the world. Everyone wants to look young, healthy and well-groomed. Cosmetic products are safeguarding our beauty and health and should be of a high quality for sure. Here we will provide you information on cosmetics certification.

Apr 17

2020

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Certification first or why it’s essential to acquire approvals before entering the market.

You might think that creating opportunities for business in a new country starts with searching for clients. And you are right, to a certain extent. But there are some pitfalls that should be foreseen right at the start.

Apr 15

2020

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Explosionproof product's marking. EAC requirements.

ATEX, IECEX certified equipment that is to be exported to Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzia) should pass EAC certification procedure. Main requirements for the Ex products are specified in the Technical Regulation of the Customs union «On safety of equipment intended for use in explosive atmospheres» (TR CU 012/2011).

Apr 14

2020

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EAC marking requirements for cosmetics

In order to export cosmetics to the territory of Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzia) the Declaration of Conformity TR CU 009 «On safety of perfumes and cosmetics» (EAC approval) is required.

Apr 13

2020

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How to organize shipment of samples through the temporary import customs regime (EAC rules)

Sometimes it happens that you want to certify a very expensive equipment/machinery in order to get the opportunity to export this equipment to the Customs union (currently Eurasian Economic Union) countries (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgizia). Samples testing in the accredited certification laboratory is an obligatory procedure for getting EAC approval in the form of the Certificate of conformity to the Technical Regulations of the CU. Samples testing is also obligatory in case of Radiofrequency approval and Telecom approval. But how to receive the samples back in case tests are not destructive?

Apr 10

2020

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Guide for 5D certification scheme for TR CU 010 «On the safety of machinery and equipment»

How to determine that you should certify your equipment according to 5d scheme? Let’s go step by step on the example of one of our client who produces explosion-proof equipment.

Apr 06

2020

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What is important to know when sending samples for clothes to Russia?

In order to get EAC certification for clothes it is necessary to send samples for local testing. In order to do it, manufacturers should follow some instructions to avoid problems at Customs.

Feb 03

2020

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Russian RoHS comes into effect since March 1, 2020

RoHS as a mandatory requirement for the imported products to the territory of Customs Union countries will be implemented since spring 2020. You want to export to the CU and your products are your products are subject to RoHS Directive? Study this article to be aware of all the details related to the topic.

Jan 13

2020

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Dec 19

2019

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New Technical Regulation for fire fighting means is coming in January. Get know more about its main features.

New Year starts with new regulations. The Technical Regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union “Requirements to the fire safety and fire fighting means” (TR EAEU 043/2017) come into force from the 1st of January 2020. Who should be aware of...

Dec 13

2019

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Tips for shipment to the Customs Union countries. What is important to foresee in the trade contract?

EAC certification is the most discussable topic among foreign manufacturers who supply products to the CU region that sometimes could be considered as a sticking point. Be careful! Do not jump at the bait!

Nov 29

2019

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There is no sanctions for those who want to invest in Russian market

The U.S. discount store operator TJX Companies Inc has acquired a 25% stake in Russian low-cost retailer Familia for $225 million. This is the first major M&A purchase in Russia by a western company since sanctions of 2014.  It is...

Nov 15

2019

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Russia’s strive for independence, politically and economically

Looking at the state debt of this or that country, one can easily say how economically developed is that country. Let’s discuss this case in Russia.Russia’s strive for independence, both politically and economically, seems to have pushed the...

Nov 08

2019

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Yarovaya Law the huge opportunity for Telecom

This law in simple words is called “anti-terrorist” law. It was adopted on July 1, 2018. a new “anti-terrorist” law takes effect requiring telecommunications companies to store user data and make it available to Russian law enforcement. According...



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