ALL (General product requirements)

EAEU: Three more internal non-tariff barriers are to be removed

The EurAsian Economic Commission continues working towards the removal of barriers for the free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce within the internal EAEU market.

As a result of a recent discussion, the Commission is to continue working at removal of three more internal barriers. 

EAEU: New Customs Code enters into force on 1 January 2018

On 28 April 2017 the Council of the EurAsian Economic Commission adopted the decision on synchronisation of ratification procedures for the EAEU Customs Code. This will allow the Customs Code to enter into force on 1 January 2018.

At the same time with the Code, a number of important decisions of the Commission are to also enter into force. These decisions regulate 25 different issues, including the activities of authorised economic operators, movement of goods by physical persons and so on.

EAEU, Issue 27 April 2017

Draft Decision aims to exclude 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the list of approved substances

The Draft Decision would exclude the substance 1-Phenylpropan-2-one from the List of aroma and flavouring chemical substances approved for use in the production of food flavourings.

Uzbekistan, Issue 5 April 2017

Uzbekistan: The Government is to propose 30 draft laws in 2017

The adopted Programme for the development of draft laws for 2017 includes 30 new draft laws.

The Programme includes draft law that would impose stricter liability on employers for breaching health and safety regulations and for other breaches of labour protection legislation.

Russia: Non-compliant products. When and how to notify the authorities?

Product manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and importers may use the Methodical Recommendations adopted by the Federal Agency of Technical Regulation and Metrology (RosStandart) in order to determine how and in which cases they have to notify the market surveillance authorities about non-compliant products they placed on the market.

EAEU, Issue 4 April 2017

EAEU: Amended lists of products subject to Technical Regulations

As of 22 April 2017, amendments to lists of products subject to certain Technical Regulations enter into force. The lists of products that are subject to the following Technical Regulations have been amended:

Technical Regulation on the Safety of Personal Protective Equipment;