Other consumer goods
Currently the mass production and sale of face masks in the Republic of Belarus is increasing constantly. The masks include those to be used as hygienic (sanitary-hygienic) products in order to prevent (the spread of infectious diseases that pose a danger to public health, including coronavirus COVID-19.
The Russian standardisation authority Rosstandart has clarified that if a manufacturer or importer places on the Russian market any face masks they do not claim to be personal protective equipment or masks declared as a part of clothes or apparel – these types of face masks do not have to undergo mandatory conformity assessment procedure.
From 15 January until 31 December 2018 manufacturers and importers of tobacco products have an opportunity to participate (on a voluntary basis) in the pilot project involving marking of tobacco products with identification marks.
The purpose of such an identification is to:
Ensure authenticity of tobacco products;
Manufacturers and importers of products intended for children and adolescents impacted by the amendments that enter into force on 25 September 2018 (leather goods, cutlery and crockery, toothbrushes, etc.) may place on the EAEU market all impacted products, provided that there are conformity assessment documents for these products that are valid and