On 25 November 2020, the decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) No. 146 of 17 November 2020 was officially published.
This decision establishes the transitional periods for the entry into force of the technical regulation TR EAEU 048/2019 On the energy efficiency requirements for energy consuming appliances.
On November 20, 2020, the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation no. 1856 of November 18, 2020, in which the procedure for the creation and maintenance of a unified register of conformity certificates is specified, was officially published.
Until November 30, 2020, a public debate on the draft amendments to the technical regulations of the Customs Union TR CU 007/2011 On the safety of products for children and young people will be held.
The technical regulation TR CU 025/2012 On furniture safety is to be updated.
The amendments mainly concern product identification, which has to be carried out by the certification body in the presence of the applicant when an EAC certificate is obtained. The registration of the EAC declaration can be done by the manufacturer /official representative or seller as well as by the test laboratory.
On November 6, 2020 the fourth meeting of the Interdepartamental Council of National Quality Infrastructure took place.
During the meeting, the question of the possibility of accredited bodies to work in the field of mandatory conformity assessment with the requirements of the legislation of the Eurasian Economic Union was discussed. 17 newly accredited bodies were added to the national part of the single register and 425 accredited bodies confirmed their qualification. 171 accredited bodies have been excluded from the national part of the single register.
From 1 January 2021, a new GOST standard R 54293-2020 "Production audit within the framework of confirmation of conformity", approved by Rosstandart Decision No 583 of 28 August 2020, will come into force.
This standard will replace the old GOST R 54293-2010, which has been in use since 2010.
The new GOST-standard R 56016-2020 “Conformity assessment. The procedure for the compulsory attestation of product conformity with the requirements of the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On Food Safety” was developed as a replacement for the GOST standard R 56016-2014. This standard is used for the conformity assessment of products according to TR CU 021/2011 on food safety.
On November 16, 2020 a public discussion on the draft update of TR CU 017/2011 " On the safety of light industry products" has started. The regulations must be revised and adapted to the new standards.
The Eurasian Economic Commission drafted amendments to Commission Decision n. 125 of 26 September 2017, which provides for the extension of the fixed period of validity of the transitional period of the technical regulation TR EAEU TR 043/2017 "On requirements for fire retardants and fire-extinguishing systems".
The Association of the Children's Goods Industry (AIDT) has initiated a new GOST for environmentally friendly toys. The document is being developed with the participation of experts from Rosstandart and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The distribution of low quality or counterfeit products is a serious problem not only for the consumer, but also for the producer. The analysis of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia confirms that more than 6 million units of counterfeit products have been identified on the russian market since 2018. Without a special system it was difficult to track the movement of such products. Therefore the “Fair Mark” system (Chestnyj ZNAK) was introduced.
On September 18, 2020 a public discussion on the development of new standards for the TR CU 016/2011 On safety of appliances burning gaseous fuels has begun.
On October 5, 2020 the decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission no. 118 of September 29, 2020 was published. This decision contains the list of revised norms of the technical regulation TR CU 018/2011 On safety of wheeled vehicles.
On September 24 the Federal Law of December 27, 2019 N 496-FZ “On Amendments to the Federal Law to ensure uniformity of measurements” comes into force. According to the changes in the current legislation on metrology, the registration of metrological certificates (pattern approval certificate) shall be electronic.
By December 1 the Ministry of Industry and Trade will submit to the Government of the Russian Federation draft amendments to Decree no. 982 of December 1, 2009 “Uniform List of Products Subject to Certification and Declaration”.
On September 16 a public discussion on the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) no. 144 of August 8, 2019, has begun. In this decision the draft technical regulation TR EAEU 048/2019 The requirements for the energy efficiency of energy-consuming devices was approved.
On september 29, 2020 a public discussion on the coming into force of TR EAEU 041/2017 “On safety of chemicals” has begun.
The Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation submitted to the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) a proposal to postpone the entry into force of the technical regulation TR EAEU 047/2018 “On safety of alcoholic beverages”.
We’re often asked, if samples have to be marked with the EAC mark before they’re shipped into the laboratories in Russia.
The answer is no. No proof of conformity is required for samples sent for testing for EAC certification. Therefore no EAC mark is needed. Nevertheless, it should be noted that the samples are subject to a customs declaration in accordance with the generally established procedure.
This means that the samples are not subject to conformity assessment but must be properly declared to customs.
On 14 September 2020, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) approved the draft for a new technical regulation on pipelines by Decision No 114. therefore a new technical regulation “On requirements for pipelines for the transport of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons” will be developed.
On September 4, 2020 a regular meeting of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission took place, at which it was decided to supplement the plan for the development of technical regulations of the EAEU by amendments to Technical Regulations TR CU 008/2011 “On the safety of toys”.
Rosstandart has approved the national norm GOST R 59010-2020 “Equipment and covering for playgrounds.Additional safety requirements and test methods for universal playground devices".
In 2020, the Basel Institute on Governance presented its annual report "Ranking money laundering and terrorist financing risks around the world”. This is the ninth public edition of the Basel AML Index.
On July 28, Jamaica's Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, sent a legislation to Parliament proposing a simplified procedure for the legalization of public documents issued in Jamaica for use abroad and of foreign public documents for use in Jamaica.
On August 6, 2020, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation submitted a draft resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation for public discussion, which stipulates the possibility of the use of electronic apostilles on Russian official documents.
On June 23, 2020, the Republic of Palau joined the Hague Convention on the Simplified Legalization of Documents.
The changes in the Eurasian Economic Union's Technical Regulation TR EAEU 041/2017 “On Safety of Chemical Products” , initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, are intended to specify the scope of the current regulation. The adopted amendments will come into force 180 calendar days after their official publication. The Technical Regulation itself was approved in 2017 and will start functioning in June 2021.
The amendments include the following:
Government Decree No. 1973-p of July 28, 2020 excludes the following types of goods from the list of goods subject to mandatory marking in Russia:
On 22 July 2020, the public discussion on the registration of changes in the list of products subject to conformity assessment started.
On 1 March 2021, two new national standards for floor coverings will come into force.
On july 15, 2020 a public discussion on the draft for new modifications of TR CU 005/2011 On safety of packaging was initiated.
The Council of the Eurasian Economic Union has included changes on the technical regulation TR CU 016/2011 On safety of appliances burning gaseous fuels in the plan for the development of technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade in Russia approved the drafts for the technical regulation of high voltage equipment. The public discussion on the draft of the technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union (TR EAEU) “On safety of high voltage equipment” has already began on April 24, 2018.
On June 29, 2020 the decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission no. 80 of June 23, 2020 has been officially published. This decision concerns the changes of the decision of the Commission of the Customs Union no. 798 of September 23, 2011.
The intermediate results of the inventory of chemicals in circulation in Russia were published on the homepage of the State Industrial Information System.
Due to the decision no. 81 of June 23, 2020 of the Eurasian Economic Commission the deadline for approval documents for the conformity assessment of bottled drinking water has been postponed.
In Russia the list of products that underlie the technical regulation for fire safety no. 123-FZ of July 22, 2008 has been updated. For all commodities in this list a conformity assessment regarding the adherence to the national fire safety directives is required.
On May 15, 2020 a public discussion on the development of standards that are necessary for the implementation TR CU 012/2011 "On the safety of EX equipment has begun.
Since June 2020 around 250 russian and interstate norms have become effective.
From 1 June 2020 on, in all member states of the EAEU the uniform safety requirements for equipment on playgrounds according to TR EAEU 042/2017 “On safety of children's playgrounds” will be valid.
On April 22 a public discussion regarding the changes of GOST standards to ensure compliance with the requirements of TR ZU 017/2011began.
On May 6, 2020 the technical regulation TR CU 009/2011 On safety of perfumes and cosmetic products came into force.
The russian Ministry of economic development has prepared a draft for the government of Russian Federation, in order to show how the maintenance of the register of issued EAC certifications and EAC declarations can be improved.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation recommended the regions to resume the work of the certification bodies and the laboratories.
Russia has prepared a draft regulation, which approves the list of products, which underlie the Technical Regulation on fire safety no. 123-FZ of July 22, 2008.
The Ministry for Industry and Trade, the Ministry for economic development of the Russian Federation and the accreditation authority have elaborated some temporary recommendations for surveillance, manufacturing audits and sampling as well as an extension of the validity of certifications due to the spread of coronavirus.
Until May 15, 2020 a draft for regulating creation and maintenance of the register of issued conformity assessments has been discussed in public.
On May 25, 2020 a public discussion about the modifications of the technical regulations of the customs union TR CU 016/2011 On safety of appliances burning gaseous fuels will begin.
On April 13, 2020 the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (ECE) no. 38 of April 8, 2020, which completes the current measures to fight corona infections (2019-nCoV), has been released.
Due to the Corona pandemy the demand for face masks has inscreased rapidly. On April 9, 2020 Rosstandart announced on his website the most important standards and requirements for face masks.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation has again extended the deadline for the inventory procedure for chemical substances.
You have decided to sell your goods on the russian market and have already found a business partner in Russia. It turned out, that your product underlies the EAC conformity assessment and shall be assessed within the framework of the technical regulation. Therefore you have to send your samples to the laboratory in Russia.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin excluded notarial offices from the list of organizations that are prohibited from working until the end of April due to the spread of coronavirus.
In the course of the corona pandemic, the federal accreditation authority Rosskkreditazija plans to develop recommendations about possibility of remote inspection controls and production audits. This was published on its homepage on April 16, 2020.
These temporary measures are necessary to prevent and minimize the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
This decision was made at a meeting of the operational working group responsible for solving problems related to product conformity assessment.
On April 2, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian citizens in connection with the active spread of coronavirus in the World. In this address, Vladimir Putin announced a weekend that will continue until April 30.
Authority in Russia thrive to avoiding bureaucracy in some spheres. To guarantee an uninterrupted interaction with the industry and avoide delays in the examination and registration of safety data sheets for chemical products will be conducted completely in electronic form since March 18, 2020. Safety data sheet for a chemical product is required for conformity confirmation according to TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals.
Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia together with Rossakkreditazija have elaborated special recommendations due to the difficult epidemiological situation related with the spread of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
On March 7, 2020, the order of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine No. 702/5 dated February 27, 2020 "On amendments to the procedure for apostille affixing on official documents issued by justice bodies and courts, as well as on documents that are issued by notaries of Ukraine"came into force.
On 1 March 2020, Russia ratified a Protocol concerning exchange of information online between the countries of the CIS for tax management.
Parties to an agreement will be able to acquire financial information on assets of their citizens and companies in the CIS automatically.
The Russian State Corporation ‘Deposit Insurance Agency’ starts ‘an open season’ for collection of 95 milliards rubles stolen by owners of 44 wound up banks.
In the middle of February, the Deposit Insurance Agency of Russia announced that it would search for investors who would recover assets of the owners of the banks in liquidation. ‘We are starting an open season’, – Andrei Melnikov, the principal Deputy Director of the Agency, said at the meeting with bankers.
Russian Government issued a decree that puts restriction on the export of medical masks because of unfair competition. The decision was made in order to protect people’s lives and health.
On 2 March 2020, Michael Mishustin, the Prime Minister of the Russian Government signed a decree which prohibits to take certain medical and personal protective equipment out the country. The restrictions do not apply to discardable medical items for private use.
The college of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) adopted the updated list of standards for TR CU 019/2011 "On safety of personal protective equipment" .
On March 26, 2020, the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) No.14.
Nicotine products are in a list of goods for which there are specific requirements in the area of the EAEU.
On the first of March TR EAEU 037/2016 "On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment" comes into force.
During the periode of February 17 to March 2, the changes regarding the Federal Law No. 123 of July 22, 2008 "The technical regulation of fire safety" will be discussed publicly.
The preparation of the technical conditions in a company is an important phase before the start of production.
On the 21 of February a decree was published on the official website of the EEC, in which it is necessary to draw up a new editorial for TR CU 034/2013 "On safety of meat and meat products" .
A form of the veterinary certificate for gastropods and their larvae will appear in the EAEU.
On February 12, 2020, the Government of Russia published Decision No. 116.
The national standard GOST R 58789-2019 “The system for protection against counterfeiting” will apply from January 1, 2020. The procedure for carrying out an inspection to check the authenticity of products ".
On February 11, a public discussion started on draft updated lists of standards required for the implementation of TR CU 004/2011 On safety of low-voltage equipment.
On the 4th of February 2020 began a public discussion on the draft amendments to the List of Standards for Test Methods Regarding Food Additives.
On the 7th of February 2020 began a public discussion on the draft procedure for introducing changes to the EAEU's technical regulation TR CU 021/2011 "On safety of food" .
At the end of February, the standards development program comes into force.
The accreditation body has decided to publicly information about employees of organizations that are accredited to perform work related to the confirmation of conformity.
On the 22th January,2020 the Government of Russia signed a decision amending a previous decision specifying the supervisory authorities.
Recently new editions of GOST directories have been adopted about TR CU 005/2011 On safety of packaging .
On 16th of January, the report of the negotiations was published by the Federal Accreditation Service (Russian Accreditation) on the questions of the application of the regulation regarding the uniform scheme of the conformity assessment.
A few days ago, the Council's report was published by the EAEU, which reports about the changes in TR CU 033/2013 "On safety of milk and dairy products" .
On the 17th January, 2020 the decision of the Board of Directors of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) No. 9 was published and came into force.
The Technical Regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 037/2016 On the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment is largely harmonized with RoHs Directive 2011/65/EU.
On 18th of December, 2019 was published the official information on the forthcoming start of the public discussion about the draft amendments to TR CU 024/2011 "On oil and fat products" .
We offer gratis extracts form foreign trade registers, land registers and financial reports for representatives of mass media.
It is not uncommon for the manufacturer to determine after registering the certificate of conformity - be it an EAC-certificate or an EAC-declaration - that the information in the certificate of conformity must be updated or is not correct. For example: the address of the manufacturer has been changed, the name of the product has been updated, the product series is not specified correctly, no additional production sites of the manufacturer are specified, not all products are listed and so on. Of course, the manufacturer wants to fix these errors.
On the 24th of December a festive season begins. And it will be last until the beginning of January 2020. It is worth emphasizing that the post also has certain difficulties in shipping. In fact, many government agencies stop working on the 20th December. Before you have taken any steps, be sure that the relevant office is still open.
Dear Clients, Partners and colleagues! Year 2019 is coming to an end. It was a bright and intense year with exciting and interesting events.
Our employees can not only work well, but also spend free time exciting. Christmas market and mulled wine are of course a good idea, but something new and mysterious is also no hindrance for us. This time our employees from office in Passau spent the Christmas party unforgettable. It is not easy to guess what we have done!
One of our colleagues suggested a wonderful idea to go to the escape room. None of us have ever played this game and it was a real challenge for us. But our teamwork can overcome all boundaries!
Winter is just around the corner, that means it’s time for winter extreme sports. There is an opportunity not only to enjoy Russian frosts but also to try yourself as a real sportsman.
Due to the large number of counterfeit goods and fakes in the trade market, Rosstandart made sure of the adoption of new drafts protecting right-holders and their products.
GOST regulating methods and conditions for testing furniture products will be updated in December this year.
The duty-free import rate of foreign currency and personal items will be reduced in all EAEU member countries in January 2020. Changes will also concern international mail.
Now you can easily determine what technical requirements must be met for the import of your goods into the territory of the EAEU.
Rosstandart creates a completely new form of the standard that never existed before.
Today, an unlimited residence permit in Russia can be obtained by...
New standards will regulate jewelry in the EAEU market.
The embassy does not receive visitors also in other countries (USA, India, Germany, France, Australia and others).
The time of resumption the work of the embassy in Moscow, as in other countries, are not yet announced.
Rospotrebnadzor sent a draft on an electronic marking of biologically active supplement to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
In the new ranking of Doing Business Russia rose from 31 to 28 place, entering the TOP 30 and thus getting ahead of France and China. The leading positions are occupied by New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong.
The lists of standards are formed in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the EAEU TR 044/2017 “On the safety of drinking water, including natural mineral water”.
Amendments will be made to the several scopes of regulations, revision of appendices, and clarification of requirements for concrete PPE.
Russia will be responsible for further development of the regulations with the support of other member states of the Association (EAEU).
The list of firefighting goods subjected to mandatory conformity assessment comes into force on January 1, 2020.
The Council of the European Union agreed to remove the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Marshall Islands from the “black” list for tax purposes. It also found Albania, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Serbia and Switzerland to be compliant with all commitments on tax cooperation.
The decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission will come into force in November 2019.
The nomenclature, which is the object of the technical regulation TR CU 029/2012 "On safety of food additives, flavor enhancer and processing aids"
The list classifies food additives by type, name and HS code. A conformity assessment form is stated for each item.
According to the Technical Regulation, production and realization of fish products, which have had the conformity assessment by GOST R, was allowed in the territory of the EAEU member countries until September 1, 2019.
Now the sale of fish products is possible only with a declaration of conformity assessment TR EAEU 040/2016.
The following types of fish products fall under the regulation:
A meeting of the State Commission on Counteraction of Illicit Traffic of Industrial Products, chaired by the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, was held.
Representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, Rospotrebnadzor, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, as well as representatives of regional authorities took part in this meeting.
The head of the International standardization and certification center HALAL, Aydar Gazizov, has claimed that a uniform standard for halal products will soon be created for the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union.
A declaration was made at the Volga Investment Forum in Samara. The innovation will allow tracking such products throughout the post-Soviet space.
Aydar Gazizov said: “In the near future we will make a uniform Halal Standard within the Eurasian Union.”
A public discussion due to the updating the list of standards for the technical regulation of the Customs Union “On electromagnetic compatibility of technical devices” (TR CU 020/2011) is held in October.
New lists of GOSTs will replace those adopted in 2011. The lists of standards were previously reconsidered in 2015.
The updating has two purposes:
On September 17, 2019, the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) announced an order No. 154, which includes a list of goods subjected to a sanitary-epidemiological supervision.
The document includes 18 types of products and an additional one, which can be subjected for temporary measures of health control.
There are main groups of goods:
Rosstandart approved the new GOST 18908.-2019 for cut flowers. This Standard describes the technical conditions for cut flowers such as roses, chrysanthemums, Shabo carnations, tulips and gerberas.
On August 22, 2019, the public discussion of the draft amendments to the list of devices subjecting to a mandatory certification was ended. Now the document will be submitted for acceptance to the Government of the Russian Federation. The main point is the revision of the nomenclature adopted by the Government of the Russian Federation No. 532 of June 25, 2009, which currently includes 7 sections of devices that perform the following functions:
The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) carried the Technical Regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) “On the requirements for the energy efficiency of energy-consuming devices” in the August 2019.
Final edition of the GOST for "traffic light" products marking is complete and should be accepted in October. It is expected that the new GOST will operate in the countries of the Eurasian Standardization Council (Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan).
Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has amended the list of intergovernmental standards for research methods for wheeled vehicles. It is closely connected with the technical regulations of the Customs Union ТР ТС 018/2011 "On the safety of wheeled vehicles".
The official publication took place on June 14 of 2019, and the document will be used within one month from that date.
New edition of the technical regulations of the Customs Union applies since July 14th of 2019 ТР ТС 032/2013 "On the safety of pressure equipment".
The Executive Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) adopts the decision on the implementation of the updated nomenclature on June 11th of 2019.
The new version of the list for security requirements contains 219 standards, before that a similar list included 151 standards.
The Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) took a decision on 23 June 2019. It complements the program for the development and revision of standards for the technical regulations of the Customs Union TR CU 009/2011 "On safety of perfumes and cosmetic products"
The decision was made on May 21st of this year and officially released on May 24th, 2019.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has prepared a bill with the provisions for labelling shoes with means of identification.
It introduces a new form of the state information system for monitoring the turnover of shoe products subject to this labelling.
The bill, if adopted, will determine:
The Ministry of Agriculture proposes to harden the importation of products for personal use from other countries for veterinary purposes
The draft amendments to the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On the safety of personal protective equipment” were officially published in April 2019 by the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).
The first changes relate to the scope of the regulation. Thus, it was decided to establish that its action does not apply to PPE designed for military purposes and chemical agents for combating riots.
The Council of the European Union has expanded its "blacklist" of countries that do not cooperate in tax information exchange.
On January 12, 2019, the decision №49 of the Eurasian Economic Union concerning the determination of the country of origin for the import of goods into EAEU-States came into force. Therefore all prior regulations on this matter have been cancelled.
These regulations exclusively apply to Non-EAEU-States!
The present article is meant to clarify the intent and purpose of the CE Marking and the EAC Marking. For improved clarity, the text will be structured into two parts. The first part covers the basics of the CE Marking, the second one the basics of the EAC Marking. Afterwards, the respective features and differences are outlined without losing focus of the similarities.
On January 8, 2019, the Eurasian Economic Union has published the register of pressure equipment subject to an EAC Certification. This affects all pressure equipment subject to the scope of the Technical Regulation TR CU 032/2013 On safety of pressure equipment.
The register will come into effect on February 27, 2019. It regulates all pressure equipment which requires special permissions or information at the customs clearance.
On January 18, 2019, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has passed the register of attractions subject to an EAC Certification. The EAC Certification follows the procedures and regulations of the Technical regulation TR EAEU 038/2016 On safety of attractions.
The attractions are divided into two groups according to their risk potential:
After a transition period of a few years, the updated version of the Technical Regulation TR CU 033/2013 On safety of milk and dairy products has finally come into force on January 16, 2019. Starting now, the producers and suppliers of are obliged to inform the consumer of the amount of vegetable oil their products contain. This requirement only applies for products containing milk and milk fat substitutes.
Towards the end of 2018, the Eurasian Economic Commission has issued new standards for all wheeled vehicles and their respective components. These Rules came into force on January 27, 2019. The new standards complement the provisions of the Technical Regulation TR CU 018/2011 „On safety of wheeled vehicles“. Some of the of new standards will only apply until April 1, 2019, others until December 31, 2019.
2018 is coming to an end. This year our company managed to achieve its corporate and financial goals.
On November 23, 2018, Order No. 182 of the Eurasian Economic Commission was published, which approved the draft technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union "On the Safety of Alcoholic Beverages".
The Commission of the Eurasian Economic Union is negotiating about the adoption of the new technical regulations "On the safety of products intended for civil protection and protection in a state of emergency".
The new framework unifies technical safety requirements, which are used for civil protection and emergency situations. The regulations contain rules on identification, marking and forms of conformity assessment.
We can not only work well with the head, but also with our hands.
It is particularly pleasant when the work performed brings pleasure.
That is why the team from our Moscow office made such a decision to celebrate a company party in the Jamie's Italian restaurant where they cooked fish for themselves.
For dinner they had Dorado in white wine sauce.
With the help of the chef, they solved the task and were very satisfied with the food.
The team confirmed again that they are professional everywhere.
The register of electronic equipment for which the use of hazardous substances is restricted, will come into force on November 18, 2018. The products have to conform with the guidelines of the technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
The register includes the following types of products:
The new technical regulation TR EAEU 43/2017 On requirements for fire safety and extinguishing devices is to come into force on January 1, 2020. The regulation standardises requirements for:
According to the EAEU's statements, the national regulations of the EAEU member states will be adapted to the new standards.
In Russia in 2017, about 100 fire safety standards have been updated.
The Eurasian Economic Union has defined the Register of mineral fertilizers in accordance with the EAEU customs tariff numbers. These substance are subject to conformity assessment with the technical regulation TR EAEU 039/2016 On requirements for mineral fertilizer .
In conjunction with TR EAEU 044/2017 On the safety of packaged drinking water including natural mineral water coming into force, the provisions of TR CU 021/2011 On safety of food have been updated. The term "Drinking water for baby food" will be erased from the technical regulation in order to avoid overlappings with the new regulation.
According to the Decision of the Eurasian Economic Union № 64 fish products are to be erased from the unified register of products subject to state hygienic registration.
On January 1, 2022, the new technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union „On safety of combustible natural gas prepared for transportation and (or) use“ will come into force. The following products fall under the scope:
When exporting goods to Russia, one has to take into account that some goods might be subject to prohibitions and restrictions. The most significant obstacles at the moment, are the food embargo as well as license requirements for certain types of products.
In Russia, a new law on organic food has been passed. The new regulations aim to ensure the quality of the products and to inform consumers comprehensively. It is to come into force on January 1, 2020.
In particular, the law determines new requirements to the marking of organic food. Furthermore, a special register for the products will be created. These measures are intended to keep participants of bad faith out of the market and to improve the quality of the products.
Decision №41 „On the validity of EAC Declarations compliant with the minimum requirements of the technical regulations of the EAEU“ has entered into force on July 1, 2018.
In general, the rules concerning the registration procedure of the EAC Declaration remain unaltered, but the list of documents required is complemented by the following:
On July 12, 2018, the Eurasian Economic Union has announced a new monitoring system. It is supposed to detect violations of the technical regulations of the EAEU faster.
On June 27, 2018, new product types have been added to the harmonised list of Russian products subject to GOST-R certification.
The list includes now:
The certification has to be made in order to assess the compliance with GOST 31311-2005 "Heaters. General specifications".
On July 1, 2018, new rules have come into force that concern the creation of registration numbers for EAC declarations in the registers of the Federal Accreditation Service Rosakreditatsia.
On May 29, 2018 the Eurasian Economic Union has passed new regulations on products that do not only require a customs declaration, but also a conformity assessment with the regulation TR EAEU 042/2017 On safety of children's playgrounds.
The Eurasian Economic Union is about to pass an agreement on products that are not yet subject to technical regulation. On May 15, 2018 the document has been published on the official website of the EAEU. The agreement regulates the placing of types of goods that are not covered by the technical regulations on the market, such as:
A new draft legislation in Russia suggests new measures to fight counterfeit products. It has already passed the first reading.
The legislation would introduce a compulsory identification marking for certain products and determine the identification methods as well as the responsible authorities. It is supposed to contain illegal trade with fake products and shall enter into force on January 1, 2019.
Today, on June 4, President Vladimir Putin signed the law that introduces the response to the sanctions imposed on Russia by the USA and other western countries.
Federal Law on counteraction to “unfriendly” actions of the United States of America and other foreign states was first approved by the State Duma on May 22, and since then has been widely discussed in the country.
The requirements of the Technical Regulation TR CU 009/2011 On safety of perfumes and cosmetic products are being updated.
The Eurasian Economic Union has developed 16 new standards concerning the identification of perfumery and cosmetic products. Included are ethereal oils:
The State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted a draft law on “counter-sanctions” in the second reading – a response to sanctions imposed by the Western countries. The bill is intended to introduce a ban on the import of products from the "unfriendly" foreign states into Russia.
On March 6, 2018, the commission of the Eurasian Economic Union has passed the resolution № 37 «On changes to the resolution of December 9, 2011 г. № 878». Officially the resolution was published on March 7, 2018.
The overall focus hereby is on the revision of the Technical Regulation TR CU 019/2011 On safety of personal protective equipment and the standards required for the fulfillment of the regulation.
From March 1 to 16, 2018, a public hearing about the changes to the Technical Regulation On safety of milk and dairy products has taken place.
The changes concern the terms used in the regulation and are meant to bring the latter up-to-date and to avoid dual interpretation.
On December 29, 2017, the head of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology has signed a decree on the foundation of a national certification system. This means that the previous system will lose its validity.
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.
Thanks to new requirements for household appliances, up to 40 per cent of power will be saved.
On September 5, 2017, the Eurasian Economic Commission has published an official resolution about the new technical regulation TR EAEU 044/2017 On safety of packaged potable water including natural mineral water.
A new regulation for water, gas and electricity meters is to be introduced in Russia soon. The meters will have to be certified according to GOST.
Since the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union the member states (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan) have passed 44 technical regulations, 35 of which are in force.
On September 1, 2017, the technical regulation TR EAEU 040/2016 On safety of fish products comes into force. The corresponding resolution has been passed on October 18, 2016.
The new technical regulation TR EAEU 043/2017 On requirements for fire safety and extinguishing devices has been passed. It shall enter into force on January 1, 2020 and thereby replace the national regulations. Until 2020, fire safety certificates of the respective country have to be applied for.
The attestation of conformity according to the requirements of technical regulations and standards of is one of the conditions for the export of products requiring conformity to Russia and other member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan).
Recently, we receive an increasing number of inquiries from German companies, to verify the authenticity of EAC certificates. Unfortunately we have to find that some dubious Russian companies are offering faked certificates. These certificates look very authentic. They are made on a form and have a stamp. These fake certificates are not being issued by an accredited certification body and not registered accordingly.
On May 18, 2017, the College of the Eurasian Economic Commission published a draft for the Technical Regulation "On safety of packaged potable water including natural mineral water".
On May 17, 2017, the new technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 042/2017 On safety of children's playgrounds has been passed. It contains the binding safety requirements for playground equipment, floor coverings for children's playgrounds, as well as rules for their project planning, assembly, use, transport, and recycling..
On May 18, 2017, the new technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals has been published. The new regulation serves as a gift-in-return to the European REACH regulation and CLP regulation.
Until 2025, Rosstandart plans to finish with modernizing a large part of the current national standards. About 14,000 GOST Standards that have been introduced during Soviet times shall be abolished or replaced by new standards.
On March 3, 2017, the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission passed the technical regulation „On safety of chemicals“. The document determines unified requirments for chemical products manufactured within the EAEU as well as rules regarding conformity assessment, rules of identification, requirements for terminology and marking.
The technical regulation corresponds with the EU's REACH regulation.
The regulation intends the protection of the population's life and health as well as of the environments. It is supposed to prevent actions that are misleading consumers.
In the EAEU, the technical regulation TR EAEU 039/2016 On requirements for mineral fertilizer has been passed.
According to the resolution of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission of November 30, 2016 No. 150 the technical regulation TR EAEU 039/2016 On requirements for mineral fertilizer has been passed.
On December 1, 2016, a law on sharper penalties for the distrubution of products not meeting the requirements of technical regulations was presented to the Russian Duma.
The technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 determines unified requirements for the permissible concentration of lead, quicksilver, cadmium and hexavalent chromium in electronic devices.
On October 18, 2016, the technical regulation "On safety of attractions" has been passed in Moscow during the meeting of the Eurasion Economic Commission. The document was finally published on December 23, 2016.
During the meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission on November 30, 2016, the technical regulation "On requirements for mineral fertilizer" has been passed.
On October 18, a series of important rules in the field of technical and non-tariff regulation has been passed in Moscow, among them three new technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union.
The EAEU passes the technical regulation TR EAEU 036/2016 On requirements for the gaseous fuel.
The resolution on the new technical regulation has been published on the homepage of the Eurasian Economic Commission on October 19, 2016 and will come into force.
The regulation sets the mandatory safety requirements for liquid hydrocarbon gas with respect to the processes of storage, transport and sale thereof in order to ensure free circulation in the Customs Union.
On September 28, 2016, the resolution of the College of the Eurasian Economic Commission No. 60 "On the introduction of changes to the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union TR CU 017/2011 On safety of light industry products" has been published.
The Eurasian Economic Commission develops two Technical Regulations "On safety of metro-rolling stock" and "On safety of light rail vehicles and trams".
On August 4, 2016, the College of the Eurasian Economic Commission published resolution № 110 on the approval of the technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
In the course of the implementation of the federal law No. 162-FZ "About standardization in the Russian Federation" on July 5, 2016, the order of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology Rosstandart № 795 "On the authorization of the portrayal and the description of the GOST Marking of the national system of standardization" for the marking of products that meet the requirements of the Russian GOST standards has been published.
The EAEU's member states and the Eurasian Economic Commission have prepared a convention on the harmonization of the legislature in the field of governmental control about the compliance of requirements of the Technical Regulations of the EAEU.
For the purpose of consumer protection, the project intends the development of a unified information data bank on dangerous products that are circulating on the single market.
The compliance with standards of the technical regulation is indispensable for the import of products subject to conformity to Russia and other member states of the Eurasian Economic Union.
German manufacturers, are confused by the field of conformity assessment. A lot of them are confronted by the question: what's the difference between TR CU Certificate and EAC Certificate?
In fact, it is just two different names for the same process of conformity assessment, whereby both names are actually wrong or an incomplete and misleading translation.
On July 1, 2016, the new law "On standardization" enters into force in Russia. It tightens significantly the requirements for manufacturers regarding the compliance with the national GOST standards.
On February 18, 2016, the resolution of the Eurasian Economic Commission № 15 On changes to the Decision of the Customs Union's Commission № 711 of July 15, 2011 „On the unified EAC Mark in the member states of the Customs Union“ was published.
The Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) passed five new national GOST standards for devices for in-vitro medical diagnostics. The certification is made on a voluntary basis. All these documents are to enter into force on November 1, 2016.
The new GOST standards for in-vitro diagnostic devices are unified rules on the marking of these devices and reagents as well as rules for the preparation of the technical documentation.
In 2016, some new GOST Standards that the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology Rosstandart has agreed to are to come into force in Russia.
One of which is a standard that can be complied with on a voluntary basis that deals with „Aluminium kitchen ware with non-adhesive coating“. It sets requirements for the marking, transportation and storage of these goods as well as for their size.
The Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology Rosstandart introduces two new GOST standards. One of which will determines the requirements for food safety, the other one for safety of consumer goods.
The GOST standard on food safety shall come into force on July 1, 2016.
It corresponds to the international ISO / TS 22002-3: 2011 standards (Prerequisite programmes on food safety -- Part 3: Farming) and is supposed to harmonize the agricultural production in Russia with international requirements.
When purchasing goods, the majority of Russians prefers products that refer to the GOST Certification on their packaging. 77% of the population stated so in a survey by the agency WZIOM that was carried out in October 2015.
The Soviet GOST system still remains the most reliable guarantee for high quality in the consciousness of Russians.
According to the journal "Kommersant", it is intended to increase the fines of up to 1 million Rubles for the violation against the certification requirments and to limit the promotion of certification services.