EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate adopted a Decision that lists products subject to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaged Drinking Water, Including Natural Mineral Water (TR EAEU 044/2017). The Technical Regulation (TR) enters into force on 1 January 2019.
EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
The Decision adopted by the EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate sets that for 18 months from the date the GMO labelling requirement enters into force, products manufactured with the use of GMO but not complying with GMO labelling requirements may be manufactured and placed on the market.
The EurAsian Commission Collegiate has set the transitional period for the amendments to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Milk and Dairy Products. These amendments were adopted on 10 November 2017 and enter into force on 16 July 2018.
The amendments to the Technical Regulation on milk and dairy products clarified and supplemented milk and dairy product classification.
As of 1 July 2018 importers and manufacturers of products that require the issue of a conformity declaration have to follow the adopted procedure. The adopted procedure governs the registration, renewal, suspension and termination of conformity declarations that must be issued for products that are subject to the EAEU Technical Regulations (TRs). Such products include toys, electrical equipment, personal protective equipment, cosmetics, food and some other categories of products.
Phenylacetone (CAS 103-79-7) must no longer be used during the production of food flavourings.
The decision of the EAEU Economic Commission Collegiate No. 1 of 16 January 2018 was adopted to this effect. The Decision is to enter into force from the date the relevant amendment to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Food Additives, Flavourings and Supplemental Technical Devices enters into force.
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.