LABORATORY OF CERTIFICATION OF HAND-HELD FIREARMS AND SPECIAL MEANS OF SELF-DEFENSE
The State Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine by the Order of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine dated March 23, 2012 No 385 was appointed by the body to assess the conformity of production to the requirements of the Technical Regulation for pyrotechnic articles, approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 03.08.2011 No 839.
By a decision of the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine dated November 27, 2017, the conformity assessment body of the State Research Institute has been recognized as a competent one to carry out activities in a certain area of accreditation, namely: hunting weapons and cartridges, special protective equipment and technical engineering, pyrotechnic articles, cold weapon in accordance with DSTU EN ISO / IEC 17065: 2014 "Conformity Assessment – Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes and Services".
The Testing Department is accredited by the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine for competence and independence in accordance with the requirements of DSTU ISO / IEC 17025: 2006 (ISO / IEC 17025: 2005, IDT); registered in the Register on August 7, 2017 for № 2Н055, valid till August 6, 2022, date of initial accreditation on August 7, 2009.
In the field of conformity assessment, the department has been testing since 1997 (Initial accreditation to the standard of the UkrSEPRO certification system – DSTU 3412).
Main directions of activities:
Kyiv, Dovnar-Zapolsky str., 8
development of technical regulations, national standards in the legislatively regulated sphere;
conduction of an examination and approval of technical specifications as well as other normative documents for products;
control, accounting, systematization, updating and replenishment of the normative documentation fund.
certification of domestic and foreign products according to the scope of accreditation;
work on conformity assessment of products to the requirements of the Technical Regulation for pyrotechnic articles, approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 03.08.2011 No 839.
reception, periodic and qualification tests of the samples of special equipment, including the needs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine;
conduction of a certification and research testing of product samples in accordance with the sphere of accreditation;
the conduction by the initiative or Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and central bodies of executive power whose activities are directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine via the Minister of Internal Affairs, of research and development works for the creation of new or modernization of existing weapons samples and special facilities. Specialists of the department are constantly taking an active part in the organization and conduction of stateand departmental tests of firearms and ammunition to it, due process of acceptance for the fitting of new samples of special means and firearms is provided.