WHAT IS THE EAC MARK?
The EAC is a verification that the product on which it is displayed has been certified and fulfils the EAC (TR CU/TR EAEU) requirements.
EAC stands for Eurasian Conformity.
The EAC mark should be affixed to the product before customs clearance. In the event that the manufacturer has not fulfilled their responsibility to do so outside the EAEU, this responsibility then falls upon their authorised representative or ultimately the importer.
The EAC mark and its usage
Certified products must bear the EAC mark when they are destined for any of the Eurasian Customs Union markets, i.e., Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan or Armenia.
The EAC mark consists of a combination of the three letters “E”, “A” and “C”.
The instructions on the size of the mark do not specify the dimensions of the mark, but the basic size must be at least 5 mm. The letters must be rectangular and the width and height of the character must be the same. Display of the EAC mark may be either positive or negative.
Attachment of the EAC mark
The EAC mark must be put onto the product in a visible and permanent manner for the product’s entire lifespan.
The mark must be distinctive from the background.
If the EAC mark cannot be put on the product itself (for instance, on the product plate or label), it can be put onto the package. The EAC mark must be included in the operating instructions and other documents.
Each technical regulation provides instructions for using and attaching the EAC mark.
As a rule of thumb, it can be attached on the following:
- the product plate, label or similar
- the package, transport package
- with large products protected during transport with plastic or a wooden package, the EAC mark must be put on the external surface of the cover material
- the product brochure, technical passport, operating instructions
In all cases, the EAC mark shall be visible to the customer and the authority at the time of purchase or when the product is imported into the Eurasian Customs Union.
The use of the mark is strictly prohibited if the certification has not been completed and the relevant certificate has not been issued.
EAC EX mark
The EAC EX mark must be used on products covered by regulation TR CU 012/2011 for explosive atmospheres.
The mark can be used once the EAC EX (TR CU 012) certificate has been issued.
EAC MED mark
The EAC MED mark is used on medical devices and materials. Registration of medical devices and materials is changing, and will take place at the Customs Union level in the future.
National registration certificates will no longer be issued after 31 December 2021.
Until that date, the applicant can choose between national or Customs Union registration.
The possibility to renew national registration certificates continues until 31 December 2026.
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