As of 19 February 2018, the revised list of products subject to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Machinery and Equipment (TR TS 010/2011) entered into force. The revised list includes 74 positions, such as heating boilers, publishing equipment, industrial air conditioners, air heaters and coolers, equipment intended for processing of polymer materials, etc.
As of 1 January 2018, manufacturers and importers of solid, soft and liquid margarines, milk fat substitutes and special fats must not exceed 2% from the total fat content. This requirement comes from the EAEU Technical Regulation on Milk and Fat Products, TR TS 024/2011. All products manufactured before 1 January 2018 and containing over 2% of trans isomers may remain on the market until their normal expiry dates.
The adopted Guideline has been approved for the use by the authorized bodies of the EAEU member states.
The Guideline applies to dosage forms in which the modification of the rate and (or) the place of release of the active ingredient (active substances) in a definite manner is compared with the standard release dosage forms.
If adopted, the draft law would set out regulatory framework and main requirements applicable to organic food manufacturers.
In particular, it would require that such manufacturers producing organic food restrict the use of pesticides, agrochemicals, antibiotics, growth stimulators and hormonal preparations in raw materials and production process.
Importers and manufactured of certain product categories are required to organise recycling of wastes resulting from the use or consumption of such products, in accordance with the recycling targets set by the Government of the Russian Federation. The obligation of operators (importers and manufacturers) is considered to be fulfilled from either the moment of submitting a report on the fulfilment of the set recycling targets or from the moment they have paid the required environmental charge.
As of 15 April 2018, owners of transport vehicles used for dangerous goods transportation are required to use the revised procedure for the installation of GLONASS navigation system on such vehicles. The requirement to install GLONASS navigation on vehicles transporting dangerous goods has existed before and is not a new one.
One of the frequently asked questions is whether garages or open parking lots used only for parking (storage) as well as for entry and exit of vehicles are considered “sources of environmental pollution”. The reason for such a question is that operators of all environmental pollution sources are required to have them registered with the environmental authorities (Article 69.2 of the Federal Law on Environmental Protection No. 7-FZ dated 10 January 2002).
As of 9 December 2017, Technical Regulation on Energy Labelling of Air Conditioners (TR) entered into force in Ukraine. The TR was adopted on 24 May 2017 by Decree No. 360. The adopted TR is in line with the EU Regulation 626/2011 implementing EU Directive 2010/30/EU on energy-related product labelling.