The EurAsian Economic Commission Collegiate approved the prohibition for using super-strong loose small-sized magnets in toys. The Collegiate members approved the relevant amendment tot he EEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Toys. The purpose of such an amendment is to exclude the possibility of a child accidentally swallowing such a magnet as this poses a serious risk to the child’s life and health. The magnetic flux indicator is harmonised with the European Union requirements.
EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
Decision on entering into force of the amendments to the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging
In order to assess conformity of a product with the applicable safety requirements of a technical regulation, the manufacturer or supplier of a product may be required (depending on the type of product) to either draw up a declaration of conformity (DoC) or to undergo product certification procedure.
Draft law aims to amend food safety requirements in Belarus
Draft law would strengthen the measures aimed at ensuring quality and safety of foodstuffs. It would clarify food labelling requirements as well as consumer information requirements. It would also set out separate requirements for the labelling of biologically active additives and specialized sport food.
The adopted Technical Regulation (TR) sets out minimum safety requirements for the safety of amusement rides and for their design, manufacture, installation (assembly) service, operation, transportation and utilization. The TR enters into force as of 18 April 2018 (no transitional or grace period is set for this TR).