Russia wants to postpone the entry into force of TR EAEU 047/2018 On safety of alcoholic beverages

Russia wants to postpone the entry into force of TR EAEU 047/2018 On safety of alcoholic beverages

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”.

The technical regulation was supposed to enter into force on january 9, 2021. Russia asked to postpone this until January 1, 2022. The technical regulation determines safety requirements for alcohol and the processes related to its production, storage, transport, sale and disposal as well as procedures for labelling, packaging and conformity assessment.

The regulation adopted supplements the requirements of the technical regulations on food safety, food labelling and packaging safety.

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