Safety Requirements to Products Intended for Children and Adolescents in the EAEU
Products for children and adolescents entering the market of the Eurasian Economic Union are subject of EAEU Technical Regulation 007/2011 "On the safety of products intended for children and adolescents". The technical regulation establishes mandatory safety requirements for products intended for kids and teenagers, that have not been in use.
EAEU TR 007/2011 applies to:
products for the child care (milk nipples, pacifiers, utensils, cutlery, hygiene and clothing accessories, toothbrushes, and gum massagers)
garments, textiles, leather and fur, knitted and single finished textiles
shoes and leather goods
baby strollers and bicycles
books and magazines
EAEU TR 007/2011 doesn’t apply to:
products developed and manufactured for medical use
perfumes and cosmetics
sporting goods and equipment
teaching aids, tutorials, and e-learning publications
toys and printed board games
products made by individual orders
The Technical Regulation contains the mandatory safety requirements with regards to products for children and adolescents. It includes requirements to chemical, physical, biological, mechanical parameters as well as thermal indicators. These requirements can be met directly to the EAEU TR 007/2011 and/or by applying the relevant standards according to the list of interrelated standards
Сonformity of products intended for children and adolescents against the requirements of EAEU TR 007/2011 is performed in the form of:
declaration of conformity
Now let’s clarify what products are subject to each of the above-mentioned type of the confirmation form.
State registration relates to:
milk nipples, pacifiers made of latex, rubber or silicone
disposable hygiene products
sanitary cotton swabs
crockery, cutlery for children up to 3 years (spoons, forks, bottles, and other similar items for food)
toothbrushes, electric-powered toothbrushes, gum massagers, and other similar products for children up to 3 years
knitted linen products of the 1st layer and textile materials for children up to 3 years;
knitted hosiery of the 1st layer for children up to 3 years;
knitted hats (summer) of the 1st layer and textile materials for children up to 3 years.
Please note that once the state registration is received, the above-mentioned products should be applied for the declaration of conformity.
Certification is required for:
molded and non-molded rubber sanitary and hygienic products for the baby care
plastic and metal sanitary-hygiene products and clothing
knitwear linen and textile products of the 1st layer for children older than 3 years
knitted hosiery of the 1st layer for children older than 3 years
hats (summer) of the 1st layer of knitted and textile materials for children older than 3 years
clothing and products of the 2nd layer of textile materials and leather
knitted products of the 2 layer
knitted hats of the 2nd layer of textile materials and leather for children under 1 year
clothing and products of the 3rd layer, knitted of textile materials and leather up to 1 year
clothing, products and fur hats for children up to 1 year
shoes, except felted-coarse wool footwear
Declaration of conformity should be obtained for the following products (apart of the products that are subject to state registration) :
knitted clothing and products of the 3rd layer of textile materials and leather for children over 1 year old
clothing and fur hats for children older than 1 year old and adolescents
knitted headgear of the 2nd layer, of textile materials and leather for children older than 1 year old and adolescents
custom-made textile products
felted coarse-wool shoes
books and magazines
Once the conformity assessment procedure is finished and the relevant document is obtained, it is necessary to affix the EAC conformity mark.
Please note that if your product is subject not only to EAEU TR 007/2011 requirements but any other EAEU TRs as well, you can affix the EAC mark only when the requirements of all applicable EAEU Technical Regulations are met.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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