Electrical and electronic equipment

KAZAKHSTAN: Revised Rules for the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

Manufacturers and importers pf products subject to the extended producer responsibility in Kazakhstan are required to comply with the revised version of the Rules on EPR obligations, including management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), batteries and packaging.

The EPR obligations arise:

-          For manufacturers – from the moment a finished product has been recorded as such in the manufacturer’s internal records;

Ukraine: Adopted Technical Regulation on ecodesign requirements for space heaters and combination heaters

As of 28 August 2020, manufacturers and importers of indoor heating devices and combined heaters are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation. The adopted TR was developed in line with the Commission Regulation (EU) No 813/2013 of 2 August 2013 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for space heaters and combination heaters.

Ukraine: Adopted Technical Regulations on Noise Emissions of Equipment Operated Outdoors

As of 11 March 2021, manufacturers and importers of equipment that is to be used outdoors (including construction equipment) are required to ensure this equipment complies with the noise emission limits adopted by Technical Regulation (TR) of Ukraine on Noise Emissions of Equipment Operated Outdoors.

The adopted Technical Regulation has been drafted based on the EU Directive 2000/14/EC.

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: