GOST R Certificate for Building Products
GOST R Certificate of Conformity for Building Products confirms that products meet the requirements of main codes and standards in the area of construction (GOST R, GOST, COS, etc.).
Issuing of Certificate for building products may result in issuing other permits for the products for which it is necessary: Fire safety certificate or Declaration, Certificate of the State registration.
The following building materials and constructions are subject to mandatory building certification:
glass units, balcony and window units
locks of II-IV classes
For the rest of the building products this Certificate is issued on a voluntary basis. In this case voluntary GOST R Certificate can be issued only for the products for which standards and quality inspection procedures already exist. For non-standard products the Certificate of COS (conformity with organization standards) is issued.
New and for the first time imported product or new domestic product are subject to technical assessment of their suitability to use in building area with issuing the Validity Statement of MinStroy (the Ministry of Construction) whereby
the specific application domain is indicated.
Currently there are two main certification systems in the building area:
Certificate for building products is issued by an authorized certification body.
A validity period may vary from one to three years depending on a certification process scheme and test results. Document has a unified form (Rosstroycertification and Mosstroycertification) and is printed on a special fraud-proof paper.
GOST R certificate is accepted in all RF regions notwithstanding the region of issuing. Document has a unified form and is valid inside the territory of the Customs Union. Certificate is printed on a special fraud-proof paper.
In case of the mandatory certification products are marked with RST sign.
In case of the voluntary certification marking is voluntary.