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EAC certification of process equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products

EAC certification of process equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products


Posted on Nov 03 Russian Market Food, EAC, TR CU, TR CU 004, and Machinery

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Process equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products circulated in the territory of the Eurasian Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan) should undergo a conformity assessment in the form of declaration of conformity TR CU 010/2011 Safety of Machinery and Equipment. It is impossible to conduct any trade and imports and exports, as well as to make such products and use them in any way in production on legal grounds without this document.



Specifics of certification of equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products

Quality assessment of equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products is generally made in accordance with TR CU 010/2011 Safety of Machinery and Equipment.

This applies to regulation of sales, certification, and production of industrial equipment.

Low-voltage equipment is also subject to TR CU 004/2011 (Safety of Low-Voltage Equipment) and 020/2011 (Electromagnetic Compatibility of Equipment).

Equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products is declared according to one of the systems specified in TR CU 010/2011. The applicant chooses a specific system, taking into account the production specifics.

Forms for declaration of compliance with the requirements of the technical regulations of the Eurasian Customs Union

System designation Application Tests (studies) Production assessment Production control
1d For a product lot Standard samples by applicant ----- By manufacturer
2d For a product batch (product item) Sampling from a batch by applicant ----- -----
3d For a product lot Standard samples in accredited testing laboratories ----- By manufacturer
4d For a product batch (product item) Samples from a batch in accredited testing laboratories -----
5d For a product lot Type ----- By manufacturer
6d For a product lot Standard samples in accredited testing laboratories Availability of a quality management certificate By manufacturer

Documents for issuance of EAC declaration of conformity for equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products

It is required to submit the following when submitting documents for issuance of EAC declaration of conformity under TR CU Safety of Machinery and Equipment:

  • technical description of the product (image, technical data)

When issuing for a batch:

  • registration documents (INN (taxpayer identification number) certificates, OGRN (primary state registration number), statistics codes);
  • supply contract or foreign manufacturer contract; invoice;
  • quality certificate from the manufacturer (if available)

 When issued for a manufacturer:

  • registration documents (INN (taxpayer identification number) certificates, 
  • OGRN (primary state registration number), statistics codes);

Validity period of EAC declaration for equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products

Validity period of EAC declaration under TR CU is determined by the confirmation system. Permit for mass-produced units, mechanisms and machines is issued for a period of up to 5 years. Validity period of the declaration is not set for products or for a single batch or for a single item.

EAC labeling on equipment

Labeling is also a prerequisite for release of food equipment into circulation. It should be applied by the manufacturer or importer. Labeling includes the application of the EAC conformity label, key technical features, manufacturer's information, date of issue and lifetime, and other information for buyers. Conformity of the label, as well as availability of the permits will be checked during customs procedures, inspection activities in retail locations, and when catering services are provided. Administrative sanctions (confiscation, fine) are imposed for violation of said rules.

WWBridge professionals are willing to consult with provision of all the necessary information about the conditions of certification of equipment for food, meat and dairy and fish products. Please contact us, and we will answer all your questions and explain the provisions of the technical regulations. Call +7 (495) 787-87-70 or send a message to [email protected]

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