EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)

EAEU, Issue 27 April 2017

Draft Decision aims to exclude 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the list of approved substances

The Draft Decision would exclude the substance 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the List of aroma and flavouring chemical substances approved for use in the production of food flavourings.

EAEU, Issue 4 April 2017

EAEU: Amended lists of products subject to Technical Regulations

As of 22 April 2017, amendments to lists of products subject to certain Technical Regulations enter into force. The lists of products that are subject to the following Technical Regulations have been amended:

Technical Regulation on the Safety of Personal Protective Equipment;

EAEU: Draft Technical Regulation on the safety of poultry meat and products made of poultry meat

If adopted, the Technical Regulation (TR) would apply to manufacturers and importers of poultry meat and poultry meat products, such as finished and semi-finished products made of poultry meat, poultry meat protein, stock and sausages etc.

The Technical Regulation would also impose requirements for the manufacturing process, storage, transportation, sale and disposal/utilization of poultry meat and poultry meat products.

EAEU: Technical Regulation on the Safety of Fish and Fish Products enters into force

As of 1 September 2017 manufacturers and importers of fish and fish products have to comply with the safety requirements imposed by the adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Fish and Fish Products. There is no transitional period at the moment but the provisions of the TR regulating the content of veterinary preparations in animal aquaculture products are to enter into force at a later stage, when the relevant intra-state standards will be adopted.

Compliance and audit tools. Audit protocols.

Do you need to assess how a facility complies with the regulatory EHS requirements? If so, we offer a simple yet very comprehensive tool: the EHS Audit Questionnaire which enables you to check how well your facility performs in the EHS compliance area.

Our Questionnaires (Audit Protocols) are compiled in Excel spread sheet format and are very easy to use.

Our Audit Protocols generally cover the following topics: 

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: Transitional period for marking of explosive substances is to be extended

The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate approved the extension of transitional period for the EEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Explosive Substances and Products Made on the Basis of Such Substances in the part regulating labelling of such products and substances. The TR regulates the circulation of explosive products used in coal, petrochemical, gas and some other industries.

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.