Ukraine

Ukraine: Stricter aluminium and formaldehyde migration limits in toys

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):

Ukraine: Adopted plan of measures aimed at improving chemical safety in Ukraine

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:

Ukraine: Draft Amendment to Food Labelling Regulations

Draft amendments to the food labelling regulations propose approval of procedure and special requirements for the labelling of food products, as well as the list of food products for which it is mandatory to indicate the country of origin or place of origin.

UKRAINE: Draft law on Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Chemical Products

Ukraine is reviewing a proposed draft Technical Regulation (TR) on the Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Chemical Products (the "Ukrainian CLP Regulation"). 

The aim of the draft TR is to align the Ukrainian requirements with the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (the CLP Regulation). 

Ukraine: Draft law on Chemical Safety

Ukraine has published draft law on Chemical Safety. The aim of the draft Law is to create a regulatory framework for chemical management and to clearly define powers and responsibilities of businesses and government agencies.

The draft Law would implement GHS classification and labelling into the national legal system.

Ukraine: List of Products Subject to Quotas and Licencing for 2021

As of 1 January 2021, organisations importing certain products and substances into Ukraine are required to obtain import licences and/or to observe the set importation quotas.

The list of products subject to export quotas includes precious metals (gold and silver) and scrap precious metals.

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