Technical Committee 339 "Safety of raw materials, materials and substances" has informed that the draft interstate standards implementing the provisions of the UN-GHS Recommendations (Globally Harmonized System of Hazard Classification and Labelling of Chemical Products) are sent to the vote in the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification.
Draft Amendments No. 4 to the Technical Regulation on Food Labelling (TR TS 022/2011), aim to clarify a number of existing provisions, to prevent misleading of consumers and to help consumers make an informed purchasing decision.
In particular, the amendments would expand and clarify the list of potential allergens that must be highlighted on a product label.
As of 3 October 2021, the migration limits for aluminium and formaldehyde in toys have been strengthened in order to align them with limits set by the revised EU Toy Safety Directive.
The amendments have been made to the Ukrainian Technical Regulation on the Safety of Toys approved by Decree No. 151 of 28 February 2018.
The revised migration limits for aluminium are set as follows (in line with the EU Toy Safety Directive):
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted Decision that sets out a plan of measures that would aim to improve chemical safety situation in Ukraine.
The plan includes creation of a clinical toxicological centre in Ukraine and a registry of available accredited chemical laboratories that would monitor, discover and identify hazardous chemical substances.
The plan also includes adoption of a number of chemical safety regulations. In particular, the following draft laws are to be tabled in the Parliament of Ukraine (the Supreme Rada) before August 2021:
As of 1 July 2021, organisation selling certain electronic goods without preinstalled Russian software will be subject to financial penalties.
An amendment to the Administrative Offences Code (amending article 14.8) has been adopted to this effect. The penalties for organisations range from around EUR 450 to EUR 2000.
According to the adopted Decision, the EAEU member states will independently determine the date of introduction and the procedure for the mandatory identification marking of certain types of dairy products on their territory. They have agreed to notify the Eurasian Economic Commission of such a date.
At the same time, the EAEU members are not allowed to set a ban on the circulation of unmarked goods earlier than the deadlines set out in the list of dairy products, approved by the adopted Decision.