On March 1, 2018, the technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union 037/2016 On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment has entered into force.
In case of some products, the conformity with the sanitary-hygienic regulations of the EAEU between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus has to be confirmed through the certificate state hygienic registration.
On January 1, 2018, the technical regulation TR EAEU 036/2016 On requirements for the gaseous fuel came into force in the Eurasian Economic Union.
The member states of the Eurasian Economic Union are debating about changes to the technical regulation TR CU 020/2011 On electromagnetic compatibility.
On December 26, 2017, the Eurasian Economic Commission published resolutions on changes to the technical regulations TR СU 022/2011 On food marking.
On January 10, 2018, Russia's Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology announced more than 400 documents concerning national and international standardization to enter into force.
This standardization applies to:
On January 31, 2018, a resolution by the government of the Russian Federation „On changes to the unified list of products requiring conformity“ has come into force. It has been decided to delete several positions from the list of GOST R products requiring conformity.
The following positions have been removed from the list:
In Russia, a new law on information communication is to be passed soon. The Russian Association for Media Communication has begun to elaborate on a new law which is to regulate the IT and communications field.
The EAEU's member states have their own requirements for water in pharmaceuticals. This complicates the quality control and creates problems with state registration.
Not only does the new regulation contain unified requirements for water for the EAEU's member states. It is also supposed to harmonize these requirements with those of the EU and the WHO.
On December 22, the Duma has passed a new law on the marking of goods with a special identification mark. According to this law, the government of the Russian Federation can decide which goods are to be marked with an identification number as well a special mark. The Duma shall also define rules concerning the marking. Furthermore, a list is to be created on which companies are allowed to do the marking by the government's order.