WWBridge overview of main requirements, applied products, procedures and timing to get the metrology approval for measuring devices.
This document does not belong to the EAC certification system, so assuming separate Pattern Approval Certificate for each country of destination – Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine etc.
To obtain the certificate, the following documents and steps are required:
The whole process takes near 6 months from the beginning.
The Pattern Approval Certificate may be renewed for the next 5 years without site audit and without a re-examination of the product samples.
It should be noted, that the certificate may be renewed within the period of validity. Prolongation is possible upon the following conditions:
Please note, that all the documents for renewal are to be submitted 40 business days prior to the expiration date of the previously issued certificate. It means that the inquiry should be sent at least 3 months before expiration date because some time will be required for contract and issuing of the expert recommendation (conclusion) for certificate renewal.
We will also need the hard copy of the initial Partner approval certificate.
There is also an additional procedure called Primary Verification which should be considered in the context of Certification of Measuring devices. This procedure is to be used only with regard to a certain batch of products that have been already had valid Pattern Approval Certificate. Each item from the batch should be verified in the accredited metrological institute and obtain Primary Verification Certificate according to the previously receive Verification Methodology while obtaining PAC.
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