As of 6 April 2016 baby food importers and manufacturers are prohibited to manufacture or place on the Customs Union market any baby food which contains ethyl vanillin. This requirement applies to food which is intended for babies younger than 4 months as well as to food in a form of mixtures intended for healthy older children and which has undergone the state registration as special food before Decision No. 69 of 18 September 2014 of 18 September 2014 enters into force. The exact date when Decision No. 69 enters into force is not known yet.
EEU (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan)
Gauze fabric, containing 85 wt.% or more cotton, plain weave, non-sterile, not impregnated or coated with pharmaceutical substances, used for the manufacture of bandages, dressings and medical gauzes and (or) for use as a wound dressing, not packaged for retail sale, has been assigned a HS (FEACN or TN VED TS) code 5208 "Woven Fabrics Of Cotton, Containing 85% Or More By Weight Of Cotton, Weighing Not More Than 200 G/M2".
The HS code (the FEACN or TN VED TS code) for polymeric methylene diphenyl isocyanate, also called " polymeric MDI" was set as 3909 30 000 0 "other amino-aldehyde resins", in accordance with Decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 159 of 16 September 2014.
Decision No. 145 of the Eurasian Economic Commission Collegiate of 25 August 2014 amends the List of Cosmetic Products for which a customs declaration must be submitted together with a conformity assessment document (i.e.
A member of the State Duma (the Russian Parliament) has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Healthcare of Russia to make amendments the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Perfumery and Cosmetic Products (ТR СU 009/2011) which would prohibit animal testing of cosmetics and domestic chemicals.
What is a declaration of conformity for a cosmetic or perfumery product?
List of Perfumery and Cosmetic Products for which a customs declaration must be accompanied by a declaration of conformity or a state registration certificate
adopted by Decision of the Eurasian Commission Collegiate No. 12 of 31 January 2013
FEACN / TN VD TS Code
Three new draft Technical Regulations have been published for public discussion:
- Technical Regulation on Requirements for Energy Efficiency of Electrical Energy Consuming Devices;
All importers of light industry products must submit, together with the customs declaration, a document certifying conformity of the goods with the requirements of the Customs Union Technical Regulation on the Safety of Light Industry Products (TR CU 017/2011 or TR TS 017/2011).