New Technical Regulation TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals published

New Technical Regulation TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals published

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.

The new regulation will enter into force on June 2, 2021. Until December 1, 2018, the conformity assessment procedure and the requirements for the maintenance of a register of chemicals have to be passed.

The technical regulation determines unified and compulsory requirements for chemical products, their marking, as well es the procedures and forms of conformity assessment. The conformity assessment is carried out in the form of the State Hygienic Registration either as notification or as a permit. The permit procedure is applied to novel and potentially hazardous chemicals. Otherwise, the simple notification procedure should be applied. A notification is valid unlimitedly, a permit in contrast is valid for a maximum of 5 years.

According to the technical regulation, a uniform chemical register with the data on the chemical substances placed on the market is to be provided. The registration in the list of chemicals is a prerequisite for the issue of proof of conformity.

The chemical substances are divided into 13 hazard categories: explosives, pressurized gases, combustion gases, self-reactive substances, self-heatable substances, water-reactive substances, etc.

The safety of lubricants, oils and special fluids is subject to the technical regulation TR CU 030/2012 On safety of lubricants, oils, and special fluids.

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