Starting from 2 June 2021 importers and manufacturers of chemical products are to comply with the provisions of Technical Regulation on Safety of Chemical Products (TR EAEU 041/2017) – “TR”. The purpose of the adopted TR is protection of life and health of the EAEU population as well as of the environment and prevention of consumer misleading regarding the application and safety of chemical products.
Chemicals (industrial and household)
The adopted TR is to enter into force on 2 June 2021 provided that the EurAsian Economic Commission develops, approves and enacts (before 1 December 2018) the procedure for the development and maintenance of chemical substances and mixtures Registry and the procedure for the notification of new chemical substances.
Manufactures and importers of coolants may be subject to a requirement that restricts the content of methanol (methyl alcohol) in coolants. If the draft amendment is adopted, the content of methanol in coolants would not be permitted to exceed 0.05 % by mass.
All conformity assessment documents adopted or issued before the amendment enters into force would remain valid until their normal expiry date.
Technical Regulation on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers TR EAEU 039/2016 enters into force on the same date the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Chemical Products enters into force. All conformity assessment documents issued for products subject to the TR on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers before this TR enters into force, are to remain valid through their normal validity period but no later than 18 months from the date the TR on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers entered into force.
Amended list of products subject to compulsory certificatio
The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate approved the extension of transitional period for the EEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Explosive Substances and Products Made on the Basis of Such Substances in the part regulating labelling of such products and substances. The TR regulates the circulation of explosive products used in coal, petrochemical, gas and some other industries.
The substance called 1-Dimethylamino-2-propanol has been moved from the list of drug precursors the turnover of which is prohibited in Russia into the list of drug precursors the turnover of which is regulated and controlled. The maximum concentration of this substance has been increased from 15% to 40%.
The corresponding amendments have also been made to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.