The Technical Regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 042/2017 On safety of children's playgrounds contains the binding safety requirements for playground equipment, floor coverings for children's playgrounds, as well as rules for their planning, assembly, use, transport and recycling.
Adoptedon May 17, 2017
Came into force on November 17, 2018
The technical rules apply to the playground equipment and floor coverings introduced for the first time into the EAEU, both for exterior and interior use.
The TR EAEU 042/2017 does not apply to:
- attractions (see EAEU 038/2016 On safety of attractions)
- toys (see TR CU 008/2011 On safety of toys)
- sports equipment used for sports, fitness or tourist purposes
The conformity assessment process
The TR EAEU 042/2017 On safety of children’s playgrounds contains two forms of conformity assessment:
EAC Certificate applies to:
- climbing facilities
- play towers
- plastic coverings and rubber covers for sports fields and playgrounds
EAC Declaration applies to:
- children's playhouses
- flooring made of sand, gravel and wood
The products certified according to TR EAEU 042/2017 must be marked with the EAC marking before launching on the market. The marking is to be attached to each unit. The marking must be attached in such a way that it is easily recognizable and readable throughout the period of use.
The validity period of EAC Certificate and EAC Declaration
The EAC Certificate and EAC Declaration for serial production are issued for 5 years.