Expert Opinion (EO)

Expert Opinion is an obligatory document issued by a certification body listed in the mandatory Russian conformity assessment systems. Many voluntary certification systems also set this requirement as well. The expert opinion on the conformity of products is based on a test report conducted in a certification laboratory authorized to test in the required industry and accredited by the central authority for the certification system.

Expert opinions for products are required for:

  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Foreign companies that export products

The Documents required to issue an Expert Opinion:

Foreign Manufacturer

  • Foreign manufacturer of MSDS Composition (a complete ingredient list of substances included in the product)
  • TDS (technical data cards/instructions for use in Word or PDF format),
  • Labels (preferably a photo from a sample with a label).
  • Samples for testing

Russian Manufacturer

  • TU or GOST Certificate,
  • Safety data sheet/ingredient list with indication of pigments and their contents
  • Lease agreement or certificate of ownership of production locations
  • Extract of the Unified State Register of Legal Entities
  • Test Samples

By the decision of the Commission of the Customs Union from May 28, 2010 No. 299 + changes to it dated June 15, 2012 No. 36 – List of products for which the Expert Opinion is issued (all products that are not subject to the SGR):

  • Building tiles
  • Mineral wool slabs
  • Suspended ceiling Boxes
  • Adult clothing
  • Children’s clothing from 3 years
  • Valve Fittings and pipes of non-drinking water supply
  • and other

Terms of Registration for an Expert Opinion:

Registration can take from 5 business days to 1.5 months.

Our advantages:

  • Fast and complete answer to the question from the client.
  • Competitive prices.
  • Constant updates during various stages of completion.
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