Cosmetics and perfumery

Importing and handling of alcohol containing cosmetic products in Russia

Since almost all perfumery and a significant part of cosmetics contain ethylene alcohol, these products are considered “alcohol-containing non-food products” in Russia. This means that export of perfumery and cosmetics to Russia is subject to a special set of requirements.

Special Protective, Anti-Dumping and Compensation Measures of the Customs Union

Special protective, anti-dumping and compensation measures are used in order to protect domestic industries from losses incurred as a result of dumping, subsidized or increased import of goods from third countries. The body responsible for investigations preceding the introduction of new protective measures is the Department of Protective Measures in Foreign Trade of the Secretariat of the Customs Union Commission (Decision No.