Russian Technical Regulations in comparison with EU Regulations

Russian Technical Regulations - Deviations

Spectrum use



Harmonization of spectrum use for SRDs

(ERC Recommendation 70-03)

Putting into service of many SRDs freely marketed in the EU is restricted or subject to permissions required in addition to the obligatory conformity requirements

Putting into service of SRDs is based on the compliance to essential requirements


Compliance Procedures



A product is subject to one conformity assessment – that is only New Approach directives apply

A product is subject to more than one conformity assessment procedures

Internal production control as a main conformity assessment procedure

3rd party testing as a main conformity assessment procedure

Compliance to the technical regulations is checked by market surveillance exercised by public authorities

Compliance to technical requirements is checked by the certification body in the form of factory inspection (R&TTE)

DoC is a main proof of a product’s technical compliance

Mandatory 3rd party certificate is the main proof of conformity assessment

DoC can be issued in English by an authorized representative located in the EU

The holder of DoC must be a legal entity located in Russia. Language – Russian

DoC is an internal document of the manufacturer

DoC must be officially registered

DoC expires only when technical

requirement expires

Compliance certificates (serial production) and DoC must have validity date




Voluntary use of the up to date

harmonized standards

Obligatory use of outdated and non harmonized national standards

(e.g. IEC 60065 ed. 6th)

Free movement

EU Russia

Products are subject to the free movement principle – no customs requirements

Importation is based on the submission of the conformity document


Unnecessary Customs Office requirements – e.g. letter from Minpromtorg