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

EAEU: New Customs Code enters into force on 1 January 2018

On 28 April 2017 the Council of the EurAsian Economic Commission adopted the decision on synchronisation of ratification procedures for the EAEU Customs Code. This will allow the Customs Code to enter into force on 1 January 2018.

At the same time with the Code, a number of important decisions of the Commission are to also enter into force. These decisions regulate 25 different issues, including the activities of authorised economic operators, movement of goods by physical persons and so on.

EAEU: Transitional provisions to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers

Technical Regulation on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers TR EAEU 039/2016 enters into force on the same date the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Chemical Products enters into force.  All conformity assessment documents issued for products subject to the TR on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers before this TR enters into force, are to remain valid through their normal validity period but no later than 18 months from the date the TR on the Safety of Mineral Fertilisers entered into force.

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.

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