Kazakhstan

EAEU: Amended sanitary rules for raw materials to be used for animal feed production

As of 26 November 2022, the amendments to the Common Veterinary and Sanitary Requirements enter into force.

The amendments revise the list of raw materials (not intended for human consumption) of animal or fish origin intended for the production of animal feed. The revised rules allow the importation into the EAEU or movement within the EAEU of the following types of raw materials:

EAEU: Amendments to Technical Regulation on Milk and Dairy Products

As of 18 September 2023, manufacturers and importers of milk and dairy products have to comply with the revised provisions of the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Milk and Dairy Products (TR TS 033/2013).

The amendments revise a number of definitions and microbiological properties of some milk and dairy products.

EAEU: Amended electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements

As of 11 December 2022, manufacturers and importers of electrical and electronic products in the EurAsian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) are subject to the electromagnetic compatibility regulations, are required to comply with the revised version of the Technical Regulation TR TS 020/2011 on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) of Technical Devices (the EMC TR).

EAEU: Common requirements for skin antiseptics published

Specific requirements applicable to skin antiseptics have been included into Part 20, Chapter II of the Common Sanitary and Hygienic Requirements for Products Subject to Sanitary Supervision in the EAEU.

As a result, it has become possible to perform toxicology and safety evaluation for any skin antiseptic (skin sanitiser) in accordance with any method included into Part 20.

EAEU: Draft amendments to the EAEU RoHS are being discussed

Manufacturers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment might soon be subject to the revised EAEU RoHS (also called “Russia RoHS” or "EurAsia RoHS") with a number of very important amendments. 

The draft amendment No. 1 to the Technical Regulation N. 037/2016 on Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment is to be publicly discussed until 20 January 2022. All interested parties and stakeholders are able to submit their comments until that date. 

Kazakhstan: Revised waste management rules

As of 28 December 2020, facilities generating wastes and performing waste management operations are required to comply with the revised set of waste management rules.

Kazakhstan: Adopted rules for maintaining the Registry of Prohibited Substances

As of 20 December 2020, the revised rules for maintaining the Kazakhstan Registry of Prohibited Substances start to apply.

The Rules provide that the competent authority responsible for creating and maintaining the Registry is the "Committee for Sanitary and Epidemiological Control of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan".

Kazakhstan: Rules for the importation, production and distribution of non-iodised salt

As of 3 December 2020, importers, manufacturers and distributors of non-iodised salt are required to comply with the adopted set of rules. The rules restrict the use of non-iodised salt with the purpose of prevention of iodine deficiency in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Rules say that the importation, production and sale of non-iodised salt in Kazakhstan is only allowed for:

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