As of 11 December 2022, manufacturers and importers of electrical and electronic products subject to the low voltage equipment regulations in the EurAsian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia), are required to comply with the revised version of the Technical Regulation TR TS 004/2011 on the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment (the LV TR).
Electrical and electronic equipment
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).
Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan dated April 2, 2022 No. 148 “On the introduction of a system of mandatory digital marking of household appliances” was adopted.
Manufacturers and importers of some household appliances in Uzbekistan are to apply mandatory digital labelling on their products, by the set deadlines.
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.
As of 1 July 2021, organisation selling certain electronic goods without preinstalled Russian software will be subject to financial penalties.
An amendment to the Administrative Offences Code (amending article 14.8) has been adopted to this effect. The penalties for organisations range from around EUR 450 to EUR 2000.
As of 1 April 2021, manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors of certain “technically complex” goods must ensure that these goods have pre-installed Russian (or EAEU) software before they could be sold to the end user.
EAEU has adopted Technical Regulation on Energy Efficiency of Energy-Consuming Devices (TR EAEU 048/2019) – the TR on Ecodesign.
It is intended that the TR on Ecodesign enters into force some time in 2021 but not before 1 September 2021.
The TR requires that equipment must have a device for controlling the power supply mode of at least one of the following types:
As of 1 January 2021, importers and manufacturers of products subject to the extended producer responsibility (including electrical and electronic equipment, batteries, textiles and packaging) as well as manufacturers’ associations are required to submit the relevant yearly reporting in accordance with the revised procedure. The report must contain information about products released on the Russian market during reporting year, the fulfilment by a particular importer or manufacturer of the set utilisation / recycling targets for wastes that in