Ukraine: Adopted Technical Regulation on Energy Labelling of Televisions

Manufacturers and importers of television sets will be required to provide consumers with information on energy consumption characteristics of such television sets, when the adopted Technical Regulation (TR) enters into force.  It is intended that TR will enter into force six months after its official publication.

Ukraine: Penalties for breaching workplace risk assessment requirements

State Labour Protection Service has issued a reminder that all organisations are required to perform workplace risk assessment (the Attestation of workplaces), in accordance with the procedure adopted by Decree No. 442 of 1 August 1992 and Methodical Recommendations adopted by Decree No. 41 of 1 September 1992.

Ukraine: Draft law on the collection and recycling of used packaging

Manufacturers and importers of packaging would be required to participate in the newly introduced deposit system. In order to participate in the deposit system, they would be required to mark packaging containers with special deposit labels. These deposit labels are to indicate that consumers may return the packaging to a particular collection point for used packaging and immediately receive reimbursement for each unit of returned packaging. 

Ukraine: Dangerous imitations are to be withdrawn from the market

The Government has adopted Decree prohibiting sale of goods imitating foodstuffs (i.e. possessing a form, smell, colour, appearance, design, labelling, volume or size of foodstuffs) and posing a threat to the safety or health of consumers, including children, who may confuse these products with foodstuffs.

Ukraine: Revised version of RoHS Technical Regulation published

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the final text of the revised Technical Regulation on the Restriction of Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (the Ukrainian RoHS). The TR applies to all equipment listed in Annex 1 to the Technical Regulation.

Ukraine, Issue 20 March 2017

Adopted safety rules for the development of underground minerals

All organisations performing underground mining of ore and non-metallic minerals will have to comply with the adopted safety rules.