TR CU 017 - TEXTILE

TR CU 017 overview. The procedure, applied products, timing and other details.

THE TECHNICAL REGULATION OF THE CUSTOMS UNION 017 “ON SAFETY OF LIGHT INDUSTRY PRODUCTS” (TR CU 017/2011)

This Technical Regulation defines the necessary requirements for products of light industry aiming at protection of life or health of citizens, and prevention of the actions that might mislead the consumers.


Required for several industries and products

It came into operation on July 1, 2012

VALID IN Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

PRODUCTS TO BE CERTIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH TR CU 017/2011:

Textile materials:
  • Laundry;
  • Towels;
  • Clothes;
  • Footwear;
  • Decoration;
  • Furniture;
  • Artificial fur and pile fabric;
Knitted and apparel products, clothes:
  • Outerwear;
  • Legwear;
  • Gloves;
  • Scarfs & kerchiefs;
  • Overclothe;
  • Overall shirts;
  • Suit products;
  • Dress products;
  • Home clothes;
  • Underwear products;
  • Corselets;
  • Bedding items;
  • Headwear;

Machine-made carpets and floor coverings; 

Textile and haberdashery products; 

Leather and haberdashery products; 

Felt and nonwoven products; 

Footwear; 

Artificial leather; 

Leather products; 

Fur products;

TR CU 017/2011 DOES NOT APPLY TO:

  1. Previously used products;
  2. Products designed on individual orders;
  3. Products intended for medical purposes;
  4. Special products, products for individual protection and materials used to make them;
  5. Products intended for children and teenagers;
  6. Textile products for packaging, woven bags;
  7. Products and materials for technical purposes;
  8. Souvenirs and art products;
  9. Sports products intended for equipping of sports teams;
  10. Hairdresser products.

APPROVAL FORMS

TR CU 017/2011 assumes two approval forms:

  • THE DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
  • THE CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY

WHO CAN APPLY FOR CERTIFICATION?

The foreign manufacturer can apply for certification only through the Customs union residential company. It means that a Russian, Kazakh or other CU country’s company should bear responsibility for the products quality on the base of Local representative agreement. It can be the importer, distributor of the product or any other company located in the CU that will agree to act as a Local Representative.

POSSIBLE APLIED VALIDITY

The CoC / DoC can be issued for a batch (one consignment) or for serially produced products. The maximum applied validity of the approval document is 5 years.

TIMING

The process lasts from 1 week to 1 month depending on certification scheme and the form of approval (DoC or CoC)

BASIC INQUIRY INFO

An accurate quote can be provided on the base of the following information:
  • Product type;
  • Short description;
  • Composition (for clothes inquiries);
  • Clothes type (knitted or woven); 
  • Photo (if availiable);
  • HS Code (Customs code)

For more information, you can apply to order@wwbridge.org






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