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

Belarus. Issue 10 January 2017

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. 

EEU: Adopted Technical Regulation on Amusement Ride Safety

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).

All Adopted EEU Technical Regulations

  • Technical Regulation on the Safety of Railway Transport (ТR СU 001/2011)
  • Technical Regulation on the Safety of High-Speed Railway Transport (ТR СU 002/2011)
  • Technical Regulation on the Safety of Rail Transport Infrastructure (ТR СU 003/2011)
  • Technical Regualtion on the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment (TR CU 004/2011)
  • Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging (TR CU 005/2011)
  • Technical Regulation on the Safety of Pyrotechnical Products (TR CU 006/2011)

EEU: amended Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging

As of 21 May 2017 manufacturers and importers of packaging and packaged products packaging, are required to comply with the amended provisions of the EurAsian Economic Union Technical Regulation on the Safety of Packaging (TR TS 005/2011).

Eurasian Economic Union creates legal framework for plant quarantine

The members of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) approved the Unified list of products subject to quarantine in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU); the common quarantine phytosanitary requirements to regulated products and quarantine objects of the customs border and customs territory of the EEU; and the common rules and norms regulating ensuring plant quarantine in the customs territory of the EAEU (EEU).

Russia. Issue 7 November 2016

Amendments to the EEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment

The EEC introduced amendments N 120 of 25 October 2016 to the list of standards of the EEU Technical Regulation on the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment (EEU TR 004/2011) to be applied voluntarily.

EEU. Issue 5 September 2016

Amended Technical Regulation on the Safety of Machinery and Equipment (TR TS 010/2011)

The list of products subject to conformity assessment in a form of certification has been amended to exclude “Technological equipment for trading facilities and public catering facilities”.

The list of products subject to conformity assessment in a form of issuing a Declaration of Conformity has been revised to include: 

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