Modifications of technical regulations for gas installations are prepared

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.

Modifications of technical regulations for gas installations are prepared

Limitation of state registration to reduce the spread of coronavirus

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.

Limitation of state registration to reduce the spread of coronavirus

The technical regulation for meat is updated

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" .

The technical regulation for meat is updated

Safes are no longer in the national certification directory

On February 12, 2020, the Government of Russia published Decision No. 116.

Safes are no longer in the national certification directory

The renewal in the directory of GOSTs for low-voltage equipment

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.

The completion of the list of standards for food additives

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.

The changes to TR CU 021/2011 "On safety of food"

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" .

New requirements for certification bodies and testing laboratories

The accreditation body has decided to publicly information about employees of organizations that are accredited to perform work related to the confirmation of conformity.

The powers of Rosstandart and Rospotrebnadzor are changed

On the 22th January,2020 the Government of Russia signed a decision amending a previous decision specifying the supervisory authorities.

The renewal of the certificate when the address changes

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.

What happened with the technical rules "On safety of milk and dairy products"?

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" .

A Uniform Halal Standard in the EAEU

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.”

HALAL

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”

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.

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission approved the EAEU technical regulation “On the requirements for energy efficiency of energy-consuming devices”.

New rules on emergency and life preserver will be adopted

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.

New standards on fire safety passed

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:

  • Fire extinguishers
  • Flame and smoke retardants
  • Firefighting technology
  • Firefighting equipment

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.

New standards on fire safety passed

New rules on the validity of EAC declarations

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:

New rules on the validity of EAC declarations

GOST-R certificate for radiators and convectors

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:

  • radiators and sectional radiators (of cast iron, steel, bimetal, aluminium and other materials)
  • convector heaters (of cast iron, steel and other materials)

The certification has to be made in order to assess the compliance with GOST 31311-2005 "Heaters. General specifications".

GOST-R certificate for radiators and convectors

Requirements of Technical Regulation On safety of perfumes and cosmetic products updated

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:

Requirements of Technical Regulation On safety of perfumes and cosmetic products updated

New technical regulation to increase energy efficiency of household appliances

Thanks to new requirements for household appliances, up to 40 per cent of power will be saved.

New requirements for household appliances in Russia and the EAEU

New technical regulation 044/2017 On the safety of bottled water

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.

New technical regulation 044/2017 On the safety of bottled water

Water, gas and electricity meters have to be certified according to GOST

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.

Water, gas and electricity meters have to be certified according to GOST

In Kyrgyzstan, technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union come into force

In Kyrgyzstan 18 technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan) have come into force. By this, trade barriers are dismantled and unified rules on product certification are implemented.

In Kyrgyzstan, technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union come into force

New technical regulations developed in the Eurasian Economic Union

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.

New technical regulations developed in the Eurasian Economic Union

The technical regulation TR EAEU 040/2016 On safety of fish products comes into 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 technical regulation TR EAEU 040/2016 On safety of fish products comes into force

New technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union on fire safety passed

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.

TR EAEU 043/2017 On requirements for fire safety and extinguishing devices

Verification of EAC Certificates and EAC Declarations

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.

Verification of EAC Certificates and EAC Declarations

Draft for technical regulation on the safety of bottled water published

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".

Draft for technical regulation on the safety of bottled water published

14,000 GOST Standards to be abolished until 2025

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.

GOST standards

Harsher penalties if requirements of TR CU regulations are not met

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.

Harsher penalties if requirements of TR CU regulations are not met

The technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment published

The technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 determines unified requirements for the permissible concentration of lead, quicksilver, cadmium and hexavalent chromium in electronic devices.

The technical regulation TR EAEU 037/2016 On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment published

The technical regulation "On safety of attractions" has been published

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.

TR EAEU 038/2016 On safety of attractions

EAEU introduces new technical regulation for mineral fertilizer

During the meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission on November 30, 2016, the technical regulation "On requirements for mineral fertilizer" has been passed.

TR EAEU 039/2016 On requirements for mineral fertilizer

Introduction of a new form of EAC Certificates and EAC Declarations

On December 22, 2016, a new form of EAC Certificates and EAC Declarations for the attestation of conformity with the TR CU regulations will be introduced in the Eurasian Economic Union.

Introduction of a new form of EAC Certificates and EAC Declarations

EAEU passes new technical regulations

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.

EAEU passes new technical regulations

The Eurasian Economic Union passes a new regulation

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.

The EAEU passes the technical regulation TR EAEU 036/2016 On requirements for the gaseous fuel.

Changes to the technical regulation TR CU 017/2011 On safety of light industry products announced

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.

Changes to the technical regulation TR CU 017/2011 On safety of light industry products announced

EAEU develops technical regulations for metros and trams

The Eurasian Economic Commission develops two Technical Regulations "On safety of metro-rolling stock" and "On safety of light rail vehicles and trams".

EAEU develops technical regulations for metros and trams

Draft of the technical regulation "On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment" approved

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.

Draft of the technical regulation "On restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment" approved

Russia introduces a new GOST Marking

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.

Russia introduces a new GOST Marking

The Eurasian Economic Union develops a unified data bank of dangerous products

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 Eurasian Economic Union develops a unified data bank of dangerous products

Which one is correct: TR CU certificate or EAC certificate?

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.

TR CU certificate or EAC certificate?

Russia introduces new GOST standards for in-vitro medical diagnostics

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.

GOST medical devices Russia