Electrical and electronic equipment

Uzbekistan: Adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Telecommunication Equipment

As of 6 September 2017 manufacturers, importers and suppliers of telecommunication equipment in Uzbekistan are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Telecommunication Equipment.

The adopted Technical Regulation applies to both new equipment (regardless of the country of manufacture), modernized (refurbished) equipment, used equipment and imported equipment.

EEU: Adopted Programme for the Development of Standards to be Used to Confirm Compliance with the EMC TR

On 16 February 2017, the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate adopted Decision No. 5 amending the Programme for the Development of Standards to Confirm Compliance with Technical Regulations on Electromagnetic Compatibility of Technical Devices.

Besides a number of editorial changes, the amendments change the beginning and end year of the standards development timeframe and add 36 new standards containing EMC requirements for different types of products.

EEU: Adopted transitional period for the RoHS Technical Regulation

The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate approved the transitional provisions for the EEU Technical Regulation on the Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment. This Technical Regulation is to enter into force on 1 March 2018. The TR restricts the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and other hazardous substances in a number of products, including domestic appliances, computers, refrigerators, smartphones and some other products.


Ukraine: adopted national standards harmonised with EU standards

The Ukrainian standardisation center issued Order adopting a number of national standards of Ukraine harmonised with European Union standards. These standards relate to electromagnetic compatibility of different products, such as dishwashers, transformers, elevators, equipment and machinery, etc. The adopted Order repeals and replaces a number of national standards regulating the same issues.

The Order enters into force as of 1 January 2018.


EEU: Issue 13 January 2017

Draft amendment No. 1 to the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union «On Safety of Equipment Working under Excessive Pressure» (TR CU 032/2013) aims to clarify certain provisions of the Technical Regulation and to introduce a number of new definitions.

Law (draft): Draft amendments N 1 to the Customs Union Technical Regulation «On Safety of Equipment Working under Excessive Pressure» (TR CU 032/2013) 

Ukraine: draft Technical Regulation on equipment to be used in explosive atmospheres

The Draft Technical Regulation (TR) sets out the requirements for the safety of equipment that is to be operated in potentially explosive atmospheres and the requirements for the protection of human health during the operation of such equipment. The requirements apply to equipment released for circulation in Ukraine. It applies to manufacturers, authorized representatives, importers and distributors of equipment.