New Technical regulation on safety of packaged drinking water came into force on January 1, 2019
New TR CU 044/2017 “On safety of packaged drinking water, including natural mineral water” came into force on January 1, 2019. The technical regulation sets special requirements for the production, storage, transportation, sale and disposal of packaged drinking water.
Technical Regulation of Customs Union complements the individual mandatory requirements for drinking water packaged in containers and drinking mineral water established by another allied technical regulation “On food safety”, effective from July 2013. The new document of the EAEU covers natural mineral water as well as blended, treated and natural drinking water etc.
Packaged drinking water, except drinking water for baby food, medical table and medicinal natural mineral water, must be certified before being released into circulation by Declaration of conformity. The conformity assessment of drinking water for baby food, medical table and medicinal natural mineral water to the requirements of the technical regulations is carried out in the form of Hygienic certificate (Certificate of state registration).