TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals

The Technical Regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals includes mandatory safety requirements for chemical substances, mixtures and other chemical products and their registration, evaluation, approval and marking. The new technical regulation is a counterpart to the European REACH Regulation and CLP Regulation.

According to the Technical Regulation, a uniform chemical register with the data on the chemical substances placed on the market is 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.

Adopted on March 3, 2017
Came into force on June 2, 2021

Application area

The Technical Regulation applies to:

  • organic synthetic products
  • acids, salts and bases
  • inorganic synthesis products
  • substances for the production of plastic, rubber, rubber, polymers, synthetic fibers
  • agricultural products - plant protection products, herbicides
  • paints
  • household chemicals
  • other chemical products

The conformity assessment process

The conformity assessment with the requirements of the technical regulation TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals is carried out in the form of state registration either as a notification or as a permit. The permit procedure is applied to novel and potentially hazardous chemicals. Otherwise, the simple notification will suffice.

An SDS (Safety Data Sheet) must be issued by the manufacturer in order to place chemical products on the EAEU market.

EAC marking

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The products declared according to TR EAEU 041/2017 must be marked with the EAC marking before launch. The label shall be attached to each package and (or) label. The marking must take place in such a way that it is easily recognizable and readable throughout the period of use.

Validity period of the conformity assessment

The notification is valid for the entire period of use; the permit is valid for a maimum of 5 years.

TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals in the Russian language

We would be pleased to advise you professionally and competently on the EAC certification or declaration. We will verify free of charge whether your products are subject to the conformity certification obligation according to TR EAEU 041/2017 On safety of chemicals.

In our video, we explain what an EAC Certification is and how and where to certify or declare your products for the introduction on the EAEU market.

The EAC Certification and the EAC Declaration are complex procedures that attest your products the conformity with the technical regulations of the EAEU and require a lot of know-how. Schmidt & Schmidt will support you with the certification of your products for the EAEU market.

The EAC certificate of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is an official document, that proofs the conformity of the products with the harmonized technical regulations of the member states of the EAEU. The products, whose conformity with the technical regulations could be confirmed by the certificate of the EAEU, may be moved and sold in the whole customs area of the member states of the EAEU.

The EAC Declaration of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is an official document that proofs, that the products meet the minimum requirements of the technical regulations of the EAEU. An EAC declaration is issued by the manufacturer, importer or an authorized representative and listed in the official register. Those products, whose conformity with the technical regulations are confirmed by the declaration, have the permission to be freely moved and sold in the whole customs territory of the member states of the EAEU.

The EAC certificate can only be issued after a quality assessment, which has to be carried out by a certification body accredited in one of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union. The certification is conducted on the basis of technical documentations, company-internal created test reports, or rather test reports provided by accredited test laboratories, as well as on basis of a manufacturing audit on site. The certificate is printed on an official pre-printed form, which has several forgery-proof elements and is authenticated by the signature and seal of an accredited body. The EAC certificate is usually issued for “complex” products that require an extensive control by the authorities.

With the EAC Declaration the manufacturer, importer or authorized representative declares the conformity of his products with the minimum requirements of the technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). As distinguished from the EAC certificate, the EAC declaration is issued by the manufacturer or importer himself. All necessary tests and analysis are or made by the manufacturer or in some cases by the laboratory. The applicant issues the EAC declaration himself on a usual piece of paper. The EAC declaration has to be listed in the uniform register of the EAEU by an accredited certification body of one of the member states of the EAEU.

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