In Russian Federation, Belarus and in Kazakhstani are required another certificate, which is named gost certification. Gost certification of conformity attesting the conformity of creation with high quality and safety criteria established for the manufacturing of Standards in the Russian Federation. GOST certification is the equivalent to the ISO standard, but it is needed just in the Customs Union areas ->
The document fully confirms the qualities and standard of the product, which are described in the normative and law documents. The object, which has been accredited, indicates its reliability and has improved chances to increase need from the buyers.
The certificate of conformity is given by the government which are accredited by GOSSTANDART of Russian Federation. The basis for the issuance of the GOST-R document is a protocol of exams carried out by certified laboratories. Depending on the type of production occasionally, there are required additional certificates or documents, like fire security document or state registration of the item.
Here are 2 types of certificates, based on the demand. The first certification is given for production batch. It is a GOST R conformity certification for a one part of (supply) production. The second document is provided for the enormous manufacturing plants which want to trade products for many years. The GOST R Serial Certificate can be issued for 1, 2, 3 or five years. Export is powerful market department. However, every nation can set own standards and Russia definitely does it.