A member of the State Duma (the Russian Parliament) has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Healthcare of Russia to make amendments the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Perfumery and Cosmetic Products (ТR СU 009/2011) which would prohibit animal testing of cosmetics and domestic chemicals.
Cosmetics and perfumery
What is a declaration of conformity for a cosmetic or perfumery product?
List of Perfumery and Cosmetic Products for which a customs declaration must be accompanied by a declaration of conformity or a state registration certificate
adopted by Decision of the Eurasian Commission Collegiate No. 12 of 31 January 2013
FEACN / TN VD TS Code
Road transporters of alcohol containing products the packaging of which complies with the requirements of the Customs Union Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging (TR TS 005/2011), are not required to obtain a licence for this transportation.
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 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.