Compliance has always been a sophisticated domain. This business is full of multiple-step procedures and complex terms that may be hard to understand for a newcomer to the field. In order to make the ends meet, it is always necessary to communicate clearly and efficiently.
On March 15, 2019, the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission has officially published the order, which approved the draft amendments to the Technical Regulations of the Customs Union “On the safety of perfumery and cosmetic products” (TR CU 099/2011).
Federal Customs Service of Russia and Federal Service for Accreditation have developed the recommendations for carrying out customs operations related to the importation of goods into the Russian Federation as samples and specimens for the purpose of conducting research and testing of products are developed in accordance with the law of the Eurasian Economic Union.
The Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandard) resumed evaluation of Standardization Technical Committee. The next assessment on the results of the activity of technical committees in 2018 is performed from 4 till 31 March 2019.
All certificates and declarations of conformity to Technical Regulations of the Customs Union (TR CU), also known as EAC certificates/declaration, may be obtained either for serial production or for a batch.
Parties are interested in sharing their experience in the field of technical regulation. Much of the technical regulations of the EAEU are adopted on the basis of European directives.
EAC certificate is required when you export products to Russia and other countries of Customs Union (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan). In order to apply for EAC certificate you can use services of a certification agency.
The Committee of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Technical Regulation, Standardization and Product Quality held a meeting where discussed a number of issues.
In 2019 a list of products subject to mandatory labeling with a QR code was extended. By means of a QR code a consumer will be able to check the legality of products, information about product composition, service life, storage conditions and much more with the help of a smartphone using QR code reader.
From January 1, 2019, products subject to confirmation of compliance with TR 2018/024/BY “Telecommunication Facilities. Safety” should be labeled with TR BY. Until January 1, 2019 the labeling was voluntary.
If you are interested in developing your business or would like to start exporting in Russia, you may take part in one of the professional exhibitions that will be in Moscow in 2019. Exhibition is a great opportunity to find new clients and boost the sales in Russia. The list of main professional exhibition is as follows.
Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, held the forum “Digital marking in the EAEU as the basis of a transparent environment for business, nation and consumers”. Participants discussed establishment of a common information field on digital labeling of goods, as well as sharing of experience in digital sphere between EAEU manufacturers.
Clothing for children under three years of cotton yarn and knitted fabrics, with synthetic fibers of not more than 25% is subject to State registration certificate (Hygienic). If the percentage of synthetic fiber is more, certificate will not be registered.
On January 28, 2019, the EEC Board published Decision No. 12, which approved the list of equipment operating under excessive pressure subject to TR CU 032/2013 “Equipment operating under excessive pressure”.
According to rules and regulations of the Customs Union, only legal entity or an individual entrepreneur registered in the territory of the Customs Union can apply for EAC (TR CU) Declarations and Certificates. WWG offers the Local representative service (Applicant service) to provide foreign manufacturers with the necessary support for the certification procedure.