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The results of the activity of the Federal Service for Accreditation in 2017, and development plans in 2018. In addition to further expand international cooperation and support to exporters service plans to focus on cleaning up the market from unscrupulous players, the introduction of “smart control” and digitalization.

According to the head of the Ministry, Maxim Oreshkin, the national system of accreditation for seven years, was created from scratch. “There was no question about how to patch up any holes, is a comprehensive change in the regulatory system,” he said. One of the main outcomes of the service, the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the United States of America. At the same time, the task of cleaning the market. For five years, the number of certification bodies has decreased by 40%, and testing laboratories by 35%, but only in 2017 and the first quarter of 2018 as a result of control activities are cancelled 2.5 million certificates.

According to the head of the Federal service for accreditation, Alexey Hersontsev, 1047 existing certification bodies 695 listed in the register of the Eurasian Union, but only 51% of them are “really” . According to Mr. Hersontsev, it is necessary to restrict that to the extent that accreditation criteria, to avoid getting her “in reserve”.

One of the key events of 2017 was called the accession of the Federal Service for Accreditation to the agreement on the mutual recognition of the International Organization for the Accreditation of Laboratories (ILAC) “On 1 November 2017). As noted by Alexey khersontsev, the work of the ministry. Future plans of the Federal service for accreditation include, in particular, work with the International forum of accreditation of Halal products (IHAF) and the accreditation of the Gulf countries (GAC) to promote Russian agricultural products to Arab markets. In addition, a priority project of the government of the “Systematic measures of international cooperation and export” involves the establishment of the GLP principles in collaboration with the OECD. Confirmation of the status of laboratories of the Russian Federation (now there are three) the accreditation bodies of the OECD countries allows them to receive orders from abroad. In the framework of the EAEC, cooperation should be given to the creation of the Council of Heads of the Council of Europe.

To increase the efficiency of the service in 2018 should be the introduction of a risk-based approach. At the same time, according to Maxim Oreshkin, the Federal Accreditation Service of the United States of America. Under the “smart control” will be expanded and prevention, including notification of market participants (especially distribution networks) on reputational risks, in collaboration with unscrupulous laboratories.

According to Mr. Hersontsev, the priorities in 2018, will be the transition to the fullest in the world, . In addition, the head of the Federal Service for Accreditation, there are a number of difficult decisions that the Agency “feared, but that we should just take and make” information about authorized representatives in the Russian Federation) and the roster of experts for the purpose of accreditation, the formation of experts for certification (where they would be excluded for “any deviant actions”), as well as specialized pools and improving traceability.

Hope Krasnushkin



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