The GOST R Conformity Declaration has the similar legal power as the Conformity Certificate.
The receiver of the declaration may be only Russian legal entity. These include Russian customers or buyers of foreign production, importers as well as the organizations that are registered as legal entities and represent the interests of the corresponding foreign manufacturers (official distributors, dealers, etc.).
Russian companies, which are listed in the declaration, should be responsible for the products quality within Russian Federation, and is bounded to accept claims, complaints and appeals related to the quality of the product.
In a declaration of conformity according to the technical regulations of the Customs Union the organization registered in the territory of the Customs Union is mentioned as it takes responsibility for the product after it has been placed on the market. Each declaration of conformity issued in the Customs Union must be registered in the certification body.The CU Declaration is issued for a maximum period of 5 years.