Moldova

Moldova: Revised list of toy safety standards adopted

As of 7 November 2022 manufacturers and importers of toys are to comply with the adopted revised list of Moldova national standards that are equivalent to the harmonised European standards on toy safety.

The list of standards consists of 11 positions and includes

-          EN IEC 62115:2020 Electric toys — Safety EN IEC 62115:2020/A11:2020;

Moldova: adopted law on industrial emissions

Moldova: adopted law on industrial emissions

As of 21 October 2024, the law on industrial emissions enters into force in Moldova.

The law takes into consideration the provisions of the EU Directive 2010/75/EU on industrial emissions as well as Directive (EU) 2015/2193 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants.

Moldova: list of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards revised

As of 22 April 2022, manufacturers and importers of electrical equipment subject to electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements, have to use the standards indicated in the revised list.

The standards included into the revised list are EU harmonised standards and they give a presumption of conformity in Moldova.

Moldova: Published list of toy safety standards [REPEALED AND REPLACED]

To be REPEALED AND REPLACED as of 7 November 2022

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 (PPE)

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.