Moldova

Moldova: Published list of toy safety standards

As of 30 May 2021, manufacturers and importers of toys in Moldova are required to conform to the published list of Moldavian standards that are equivalent to the harmonised EU standards regulating toy safety. The list was adopted by Order No. 39 of 31 March 2021.

The list of standards consists of 16 positions and includes:

Moldova: Adopted Technical Regulation on Personal Protective Equipment

As of 25 March 2023, manufacturers and importers of personal protective equipment (PPE) in Moldova are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation.

The TR has been drafted in line with the EU legislation - Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC.

The definition of PPE is identical to the one set out in Regulation (EU) 2016/425.

Moldova: law on air quality transposes EU directives

As of 13 May 2024, the law on Ambient Air Quality enters into force in Moldova.

The law partly implements the EU Directive 2008/50/EC (“the Ambient Air Quality Directive”) and the EU Directive 2004/107/EC relating to arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air.