Technical Regulation of the Customs Union 048/2019 was Officially Published
On December 24, 2019, the technical regulation of the Eurasian Economic Union “On requirements for the energy efficiency of energy-consuming devices” (TR CU 048/2019) was officially published.
The document was adopted in August of this year by the decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (ECE) No. 114 dated August 8, 2019.
TR CU 048/2019 will come into force after the development of labels for various types of energy-consuming devices and the rules for their design, but not earlier than September 1st 2021. Until March 1st 2021, the ECE Council must submit a draft of uniform labels for approval.
The technical regulation defines the scope of the regulation, basic concepts, rules for identifying devices, conditions for release into circulation, requirements for the energy efficiency of devices, labeling and operational documents, conformity assessment, and the use of the EAC mark.
In order to receive a certificate, the applicant will be obliged to provide a copy of the report on the analysis of the state of production within the framework of certification in accordance with the standards TR CU 004/2011 “On the safety of low-voltage devices” and / or TR CU 020/2011 “Electromagnetic compatibility of technical equipment”, if such check was not carried out more than 3 years ago.
The list of items that are subject to TR CU 048/2019 indicating the form of certification is presented in Appendix No. 1 to the Regulation. Most of the devices are subject to the declaration of conformity.
Certificate of conformity is issued only for 4 product groups:
- Electric lamps;
- LED lamps and directional light, equipment for them;
- Fluorescent lamps without built-in ballast, high-pressure discharge lamps, ballasts and luminaires for such lamps;
- Computers and servers.
Declaration of conformity is issued for the devices such as:
- Refrigeration appliances; asynchronous electric motors;
- TVs and set-top boxes;
- Household washing machines;
- Household dishwashers, etc.
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