As of 25 September 2018, manufacturers and importers of products intended for children and adolescents are required to comply with the revised provisions of the TR on the Safety of Products for Children and Adolescents, TR TS 007/2011 (the TR). The TR applies to a wide range of products, including clothing.
EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
As of 28 October 2017, manufacturers and importers of toys into the EAEU are required to use the revised list of standards that ensure presumption of conformity with the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Toys, TR TS 008/2011 (the TR). They also have to comply with the list of compulsory standards for this TR that contain testing rules and methods.
Law: Decision No. 124 of 26 September 2017 on Amending Decision of the Customs Union Commission of 23 September No. 798
Technical Regulation on Fire Safety and Fire Fighting Equipment enters into force on 1 January 2020 and applies to products like fire extinguishers, fire extinguishing powder, flame retardants for cables, wood and steel, fire safety cabinets, fire hoses and valves, fire fighting vehicles, personal protective equipment, etc.
As of 30 September 2017, manufacturers and importers of cosmetic and perfumery products are to use the revised list of standards in order to ensure presumed compliance with the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Perfumery and Cosmetics (TR TS 009/2011) and the revised list of compulsory standards prescribing testing methods and sample taking procedures for the same Technical Regulation.
As of 30 September 2017, revised lists of standards apply to the Technical Regulation on oils, lubricants and special liquids (TR TS 030/2012). The revised lists were adopted by Decision of the EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate No. 111 of 28 August 2017.
The purpose of such a revision was to ensure the possibility of more efficient compliance with the requirements imposed by the TR on lubricants, oils and special liquids.
Draft Decision was published on 30 June 2017 that aims to adopt the program for developing interstate standards that containing rules and methods for tests, research and measurements (including sample taking rules) necessary for the implementation of the requirements of the EAEU Technical Regulation on Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (TR EAEU 037/2016).
The Eurasian Economic Commission has published, on 8 August 2017, a draft agreement that would establish the legal framework for the common system of labelling products with control (identification) signs.
If the agreement is adopted, it would put in place a system where certain products will be marked with an “identification means” or a “material carrier” which will be used for product identification purposes.