Cosmetics and perfumery

Belarus: Adopted 14 standards for cosmetic products

As of 1 August  2020, Belarus has adopted 14 interstate standards (GOST) for perfumery and cosmetic products. The standards regulate safety indicators, methods of their control and measurement, as well as some terms and definitions. The documents were developed by the Belarusian State Institute of Metrology (BelGIM).

Russia: Compliance deadlines for marking of perfumery with identification marks

We would like to remind you about the important deadlines related to the introduction of the mandatory labelling of perfumes and toilet water in the Russian Federation.

Until 31 March 2020, market participants (importers, manufacturers, etc.) are required to register themselves in the centralised marking system.

EAEU: Revised technical regulation on perfumery and cosmetic products

As of 6 May 2020 manufacturers and importers of cosmetics and perfumery into the EAEU are required to comply with the revised Technical Regulation (TR) on the Safety of Cosmetics and Perfumery.

The amendments to the TR were introduced by Decision No. 32 of 29 March 2019 (published 6 May 2019).

Russia: Adopted list of products subject to compulsory identification marking

Starting from 1 January 2019 manufacturers or importers of products included into the adopted List are required to ensure that these products bear the required identification marks. The list indicates when dates when the requirement to place identification marks enters into force for each product group.

The list of products includes:

EAEU: Revised lists of standards for the Technical Regulation on Cosmetic Products

As of 30 September 2017, manufacturers and importers of cosmetic and perfumery products are to use the revised list of standards in order to ensure presumed compliance with the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Perfumery and Cosmetics (TR TS 009/2011) and the revised list of compulsory standards prescribing testing methods and sample taking procedures for the same Technical Regulation.  

Russia: Further temporary sale prohibition for certain alcohol-containing non-foods

Starting from 12 July 2017, organisations and sole traders are required to suspend, for 90 days, all retail sales of ethanol-containing nonfoods as well as alcohol-containing food additives and flavourings (except glass rinsing liquids, non-liquid alcohol-containing products as well as products packaged in a way that excludes the possibility of their oral consumption) with the content of ethanol exceeding 28% of the total product volume.