UkrSEPRO Certificate

UkrSEPRO certificate is the indication of conformity of the presented products with all standards and requirements of normative documents.UkrSEPRO certification system created in Ukraine has the same authority for the domestic market, as the one ISO 9000 certificationhas overwestern companies, although it is completely independent process. The conformity certificate is the important document, which plays a huge role in decisions of Ukrainian customsonpermission for the passage of this or other products on the territory of the country.

But even if you manage to convey a non-certified product, you will encounter a new problem: the certificate is required by all (except those who work informally, but cooperation with them is always associated with a certain risk to your profits and reputation). The continuous improvement of quality control forces both wholesale and retail sellers to accept only the products,which were verified and approved by the Certification bodies.

Why is certification needed?

Ukrainian market today provides wide opportunities for sales: a network of super-and hypermarkets in the country, which cover the entire territory, markets, specialized stores, warehouses make the product available to the majority of the population.

The certification is also required for the import of products to the Ukrainian market from abroad. During the process of obligatory certification the conformity of products characteristics with requirements of normative documents of certain legislative acts of Ukraineis determined. The certificate has particular importance at the customs clearance.

The import of products that are subjected to the obligatory certification on the customs territory is carried out in accordance with the “Procedure of customs clearance of imported goods (products), which are subjected to the obligatory certification in Ukraine”, approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine d.d. 14.05.2008 No. 446.

To such products belong:

  • Petroleum products: fuel, oil, lubricants.
  • Goods for household consumption and products for  production and technical purpose, tools, abrasive materials.
  • Metal products for industrial purposes.
  • Products made of non-ferrous metals and products of the electrode andhard-metal industry.
  • Products of inorganic chemistry: raw materials, fertilizers.
  • Polymers.

Even if your products are not included in the list of products subjected to obligatory certification, you can increase its competitiveness and sales volume at the market by passing the optional certification. In the sphere, which is not regulated by law, the optional certification of products is conducted in accordance with the procedure defined by the contract between the applicant (producer, supplier) and the certification body.

The applicant himself (or at the wish of the customer) specifies for which parameters he wishes to affirm the conformity of products with the requirements of standards. The certification body and testing laboratory conduct the competent assessment of conformity of the product. If the result is positive, the conformity certificate is executedand registered in the UkrSEPRO certification system registry.

What does optional certification give you?

  • the appeal of products to the consumer
  • the competitiveness of products
  • the benefits for participating in tenders
  • the confidence of the producer or supplier in quality of its products.

Thus it becomes clear that the certification is not only essential to the effective marketing of products on the Ukrainian market, but also the powerful tool to improve its competitiveness. And of course, as execution of anyimportant document, the execution of this certificate requires the huge number of documents and knowledge of organizations, which issue it in a shorter period of time and at a lower cost. By entrusting the execution of UkrSEPRO certificate to us, you will save yourself from all this trouble, and you will receive UkrSEPRO certificate, which will allow you to strengthen your market position and to expand your productmarkets.

Product certification in UkrSEPRO system is conducted in accordance with the approved Rules of certification of similar types of products (services):

  • Rules for obligatory certification of tobacco products, approved by order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. September 13, 1996, No. 378 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on 3 October 1996 under No. 569/1594);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of alcoholic beverages, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. September 13, 1996, No. 379 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on 4 October 1996 under No. 570/1595);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of oil and petroleum products, approved by order of Derzhpotrebstandardof Ukraine d.d. January 16, 1997, No. 19 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on February 26, 1997 under No. 52/1856);

  • Rules for obligatorycertification of road vehicles, their components and accessories, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d.January 25, 2002 No. 48 (registered in Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on February 11, 2002 under No. 126/6414);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of products of metal working and woodworking machine, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. 7 April 1997 No. 186 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on September 22, 1997 under No. 415/2219);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of services on repair and maintenance of road vehicles and their components, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. 28 August 1997 No. 520 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on October 14, 1997 under No. 475/2279);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of electrical and similar equipment and its components, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d.September 12, 1997 No.  567 (registered in Ministry of justice of Ukraine on October 31, 1997, under No.  524/2328);

  • Rules of obligatory certification of food service, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d.27 January 1999 No. 37 and registered by the Ministry of justice (state register No.  235/3528 d.d.15.04.99);

  • Rules for obligatory certification of hotel services, approved by order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. 27 January 1999 No. 37 and registered by the Ministry of justice (state register No.  233/3529 d.d. 15.04.99);

  • Rules of certification of means of individual protection of workers, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. 14 June 1999 No. 322 and registered by the Ministry of justice (registry d.d. 22.06.99 No. 405/3698);

  • Certification of products of foreign manufacture is conducted according to theStandard operating procedures for certification of products of foreign manufacture, which is produced in series, approved by the order of Derzhpotrebstandard of Ukraine d.d. 18.08.98 No. 633, and registered in the Ministry of justice (registry d.d. 14.10.98 No. 657/3097).