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

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

Starting from 2 June 2021 importers and manufacturers of chemical products are to comply with the provisions of Technical Regulation on Safety of Chemical Products (TR EAEU 041/2017) – “TR”. The purpose of the adopted TR is protection of life and health of the EAEU population as well as of the environment and prevention of consumer misleading regarding the application and safety of chemical products.

EAEU: Adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Chemical Products

The adopted TR is to enter into force on 2 June 2021 provided that the EurAsian Economic Commission develops, approves and enacts (before 1 December 2018) the procedure for the development and maintenance of chemical substances and mixtures Registry and the procedure for the notification of new chemical substances.

EAEU: Approved draft Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaged Drinking Water

On 16 May 2017 the EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate approved draft Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaged Drinking Water.

The TR would apply to natural mineral water, including therapeutic mineral water, treated mineral water, drinking water for children and artificially mineralized drinking water.

EAEU: Proposed amendment to Technical Regulation on Requirements for Lubricants, Oils and Special Liquids

Manufactures and importers of coolants may be subject to a requirement that restricts the content of methanol (methyl alcohol) in coolants. If the draft amendment is adopted, the content of methanol in coolants would not be permitted to exceed 0.05 % by mass. 

All conformity assessment documents adopted or issued before the amendment enters into force would remain valid until their normal expiry date. 

EAEU: Three more internal non-tariff barriers are to be removed

The EurAsian Economic Commission continues working towards the removal of barriers for the free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce within the internal EAEU market.

As a result of a recent discussion, the Commission is to continue working at removal of three more internal barriers. 

EAEU: Amended Technical Regulation on the safety of products intended for children

The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate has approved, at its meeting on 21 March 2017 in Moscow, the amendments to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Products Intended for Children and Adolescents (CU TR / TR TS 007/2011, in force since 1 July 2012). 

As a result of the amendments, the manufacturers will have an opportunity to use modern artificial materials for the manufacture of different types of children footwear.