Clothing and textile
The Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine has adopted Technical Regulation on Labelling of Footwear Materials. As at 14 July 2019, the adopted TR has not entered into force. The TR will enter into force at the same time the existing TR on footwear labelling (adopted by Decree No. 632 of 9 June 2011) is repealed.
As of 1 October 2018, the amendments to the EAEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Products for Children and Adolescents entered into force.
The amendments clarified the definition of a “type sample”. The previous version of the TR required one separate type sample for each age group, even though the products were made by one manufacturer from the same materials and according to the same technical documentation.
Russia: Set basic principles of product ID marking system
Manufacturers and importers of certain types of products (e.g. clothing, perfumes, tobacco, etc.) will be required to ensure their products bear the necessary identification codes.
Starting from 1 January 2019 manufacturers or importers of products included into the adopted List are required to ensure that these products bear the required identification marks. The list indicates when dates when the requirement to place identification marks enters into force for each product group.
The list of products includes:
Manufacturers and importers of products subject to recycling after the loss of their consumer properties (e.g. electronic equipment, cardboard and paper packaging and textile products) within the extended producer responsibility framework, might soon be able to submit the environmental charge calculation reports in electronic form online.
As of 25 September 2018, manufacturers and importers of products intended for children and adolescents are required to comply with the revised provisions of the TR on the Safety of Products for Children and Adolescents, TR TS 007/2011 (the TR). The TR applies to a wide range of products, including clothing.
The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate has approved, at its meeting on 21 March 2017 in Moscow, the amendments to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Products Intended for Children and Adolescents (CU TR / TR TS 007/2011, in force since 1 July 2012).
As a result of the amendments, the manufacturers will have an opportunity to use modern artificial materials for the manufacture of different types of children footwear.
As of June 2017 (the exact date is not yet known) footwear (shoe, etc.) manufacturers and importers are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation on footwear safety in Uzbekistan. When the TR enters into force, all other regulatory instruments containing footwear safety requirement will remain in force but only in parts that do not contradict the provisions of the adopted TR.