TR EAEU 044/2017 On safety of bottled water and natural mineral water

Technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union TR EAEU 044/2017 sets out the requirements for the quality of bottled water placed on the market of the Member states. It contains rules about water production, package, storage, transportation and distribution.

Adopted on June, 23 2017
Came into forceJanuary, 1 2019

TR EAEU 044/2017 is applied for bottled and packaged potable water, for instance:

  • Natural mineral water
  • Curative water
  • Mixed water
  • Tap water
  • Potable water for baby nutrition

The technical regulation is not applicable for:

  • Geological research of mineral water sources in EAEU member states
  • Public utilisation of water and water sources
  • Utilisation, research and protection of curative water sources
  • Natural water, used neither for drinking nor for medical purposes
  • Potable water, used in state of emergency
  • Potable water from water supply network

Conformity assessment procedure

The conformity assessment procedure applied for water is EAC Declaration. Only after it the water can be placed on the market. For EAC Declaration the schemes 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d and 6d can be used.

Authorized representative

Only a company established in the territory of the customs union may apply for EAC certification or registration of an EAC declaration (EAC Declaration of Conformity). Companies outside the EAEU, for example in Germany or the EU, are not allowed to declare their own products or to mark them with EAC - Eurasian Conformity marks. Our company - Schmidt & Schmidt - offers you an authorized representative on the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Documents required

  1. Test reports, which state the product is compliant with the requirements of the technical regulation
  2. Contract for delivery and other accompanying documents (only by schemes 2d and 4d)
  3. Copy/Original of the QM certificate (by scheme 6d)
  4. Other documents

EAC Declaration process

Drawing up of the EAC Declaration consists of 6 steps:

  1. Identification of the product
  2. Verzeichnis von internationalen und regionalen Standards, die beim Inverkehrbringen zu beachten sind
  3. For schemes 1d, 3d and 6d: Production audit
  4. For scheme 6d – Implementation of quality management in the production
  5. Draw up the file
  6. Registration of EAC Declaration
  7. EAC-marking

Period of validity

EAC Declaration is valid up to 5 years. It must correspond to the product validity specified on the package.

Please mind that all documents must be stored 3 years after expiration of the EAC Declaration if it is a serial delivery.

EAC marking

TR EAEU 044/2017 On safety of bottled water and natural mineral water

The products that have a conformity assessment statement according to TR EAEU 044/2017 are marked with the EAC sign. Placing a product on the market without corresponding marking can be punished with a fine or confiscation.

Text TR EAEU 044/2017 On safety of bottled water and natural mineral water in Russian

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 044/2011 On safety of bottled water and natural mineral water.

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.


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