Electrical and electronic equipment

Uzbekistan: Revised energy efficiency labelling regulation

As of 11 October 2019, manufacturers and importers of domestic electrical appliances in Uzbekistan are required to provide energy efficiency labels for additional types of products. The list of products subject to energy efficiency labelling has been supplemented by the following items:

Uzbekistan: Mobile devices must undergo registration

As of 18 September 2019, all importers and manufacturers of mobile phone devices (including those imported for personal use) must register them in the special database.

The Regulation was approved on the registration procedure for mobile devices used, imported and produced both for sale or personal use in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan (PKM dated September 17, 2019 No. 778). 

Ukraine: Ecodesign regulations for office equipment and electronic products

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved technical regulations on eco-design requirements for various energy consuming products.

As of 21 February 2020, manufacturers and importers of office and household electrical equipment in Ukraine have to comply with the adopted ecodesign requirements. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved technical regulations on ecodesign requirements for the following products:

Ukraine: Adopted Energy Efficiency Labelling Requirements for water heaters and water storage tanks

This Technical Regulation sets out the basic requirements for energy labelling of water heaters, storage tanks and sets of water heaters and solar equipment, as well as providing consumers with additional information regarding these energy-saving products.

The technical regulations apply to:

  • water heaters with a nominal thermal power of 70 kW;
  • storage tanks with a volume of 500 litres;
  • sets of water heaters with a capacity of 70 kW and solar equipment.


The technical regulation does not apply to water heaters:

Ukraine: Technical Regulation on energy labelling of household ovens and cooker hoods


As of 12 December 2018, manufacturers and importers of household ovens and cooker hoods (extractors) are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation on energy efficiency labelling.

All cooker hoods and ovens placed on the Ukrainian market before 12 December 2018 that do not comply with the requirements of the adopted Technical Regulation, may remain on the market until 12 June 2019.

Ukraine: Amended expiration dates for the exemptions under the Ukrainian RoHS

As of 22 May 2018, the Ukrainian Technical Regulation on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (“the Ukrainian RoHS) was amended. The amendments move forward or remove expiration dates for a number of uses of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.  The amendments also clarify that expiration dates for some exemptions are to be set by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

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: