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Russia: EPR for waste is expected to be implemented in January 2025

Dec-06-2022 EPR for other products Government incentives Hazardous waste

Because most of household waste generated in Russia ends up on the landfills, the Russian authorities are now developing updated legislative mechanisms such as extended producer responsibility (ERP) f...

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Ukraine publishes a proposition to restrict triclosan lead and cadmium in food contact materials.

Sep-12-2022 Government incentives Human health exposure Packaging

Ukrainian Ministry of Health has published a draft proposal to ban the chemical triclosan in production of plastic and food contact materials. Triclosan is an anti-bacterial chemical commonly used in ...

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Entry into force Eurasia REACH postponed

Apr-29-2021 Chemical framework Eurasia REACH Chemical notification/registration

The entry into force date of Eurasia REACH has been postponed. The regulation was initially planned to come into force on 2nd June 2021.  This postpone is mainly due to the delay of the appro...

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Ukraine Notified Draft Chemical Regulation to the WTO

Mar-28-2021 Chemical framework Human health exposure Compliance strategy

The Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine has notified the draft resolution, On Approval of the Technical Regulation on Safety of Chemical Products, to the WTO. This dr...

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Updates on Eurasia REACH implementation.

Feb-18-2021 Eurasia REACH safer alternatives Substance & mixture classification

The Eurasian Economic Commission has published an updated draft of the 2nd tier of Eurasian Technical Regulation TR 041/2017 on “Safety of Chemical Products” (Eurasia REACH). The draft...

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Russia has now published the finalized version of the inventory!

Jan-28-2021 Russia chemical inventory chemical notification/registration

Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade (Minpromtorg) has now published the finalized version of the inventory of chemical substances. The finalized version contains +80.000 substances notified to ...

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Russia has identified responsible institutions for implementing TR 041

Oct-02-2020 Chemical notification/registration chemical inventory hazard assessment risk assessment

The Government of the Russian Federation has identified responsible institutions for implementing the Eurasian Technical Regulation 041 (TR 041), an official decree published on 16...

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