RoHS Binding Requirements in the EAEU

March 6, 2020



Starting from March 1, 2020, requirements of the EAEU TR 037/2016 “On Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products” became mandatory in the EAEU. 


The GMA Consult Group kindly reminds you that the following substances are ranked as hazardous:


  • Lead

  • Mercury

  • Cadmium 

  • Hexavalent chromium

  • Polybrominated biphenyls

  • Polybrominated diphenyl


To enter the market of thee EAEU, the following categories of products must be free from the above-mentioned substances:


  1. Electrical apparatuses and appliances for household use

  2. Electronic computing machines and devices connected to them and their combinations

  3. Telecommunication facilities 

  4. Photocopiers and other electrical office equipment

  5. Electrified tools 

  6. Light sources and lighting equipment 

  7. Electronic music instruments

  8. Gambling and vending machines

  9. Cach registers, ticket printers, identification card readers

  10. Cables, wires and cords to be used at a rated voltage not exceeding 500V AC/DC except optical fibre cables

  11. Circuit breakers and protective cutout devices

  12. Fire detectors, security detectors and their combinations


In case homogeneous materials contain these hazardous substances, the maximum concentration value tolerated by weight in homogeneous materials should not exceed 0.01% for Cadmium and 0.1% for other substances.  


Please, note that starting from March 1, 2020, every product subject to EAEU TR 037/2016 notwithstanding that it was imported to the EAEU market before this date, must confirm the compliance to EAEU TR 037/2016.


Here, we've picked up for you the news on the RoHS requirements in the EAEU published on our blog:



We also suggest you to jar your memory watching our webinar on this topic.


WEBINAR: Requirements of the New Technical Regulations on RoHS in EAEU. Challenges and Solutions


GMA Consult Group is the expert in the field of conformity assessment procedures within EAEU regulations. Our team is ready to assist in getting all the required conformity documents to get access to the EAEU market in a rapid and transparent way. 


The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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