EAEU: Amended Technical Regulation on the Safety of Products Intended for Children or Adolescents
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:
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.
Russia has postponed the adoption of the regulatory framework for the reformed extended producer responsibility (EPR) system to the end of 2022 which means that the revised system is to be operational as of 2023.
Initially, it was intended to introduce the reform in early 2022. The reform would have imposed the obligation on manufacturers and importers to recycle or reuse (“utilise”) 100% of packaging they place on the Russian market.
National standards GOST R 58473, GOST R 58474 and GOST R 58475 have been repealed before they could enter into force.
On 30 May 2022, the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) published Order No. 424-st, according to which the introduction of the following national standards has been cancelled:
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).
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.
As of 1 January 2022, employers will be able to use female workers in a number of positions that were previously prohibited for such workers.
In particular, the restrictions were removed for works in boiler houses, cold stamping, drawing and pressing works, works on installation and maintenance of technological equipment, repair of oilfield equipment, with the exception of several professions.
Occupational exposure limits, HS management, health and safety training, H&S management, occupational safety rules
Environmental liability, waste management, air protection, water management, hazardous substances management, dangerous goods transportation, use of chemicals…
Cosmetics, food, electronics, chemicals, clothing, textiles, other consumer goods