EurAsEC transitional provisions about “Safety of fish and fish products” (TR EAC 040/2016)

New assessment documents about ”safety of fish and fish products” (TR EAC 040/2016) become effective at September 1, 2019. EurAsEC has decided to ask Republic of Kazakhstan to assist in working out international assessment standards for fish and fish products. Minister of the Commission waits for sanitary solutions for fish products until September 2017.

 It was decided by the Eurasian Economic Commission :

  1. Assessment documents about “safety of fish and fish products” in EurAsEC countries, which were approved before technical regulation TR EAC 040/2016 came effective, are valid until its due date or no longer than September 1, 2019. It is possible to produce and sell fish products inside the territory of EurAsEC countries with assessment documents, which were accepted beforehand, and with a national conformity mark before March 1, 2019. It is also possible to produce and deliver goods of this group, which have documents issued before the regulation came out, but not later than September 1, 2019. In this case, all products must be labeled with the national conformity mark. It is important, that products circulation is acceptable only within the due dates of the goods, which are specified according EurAsEC legislation.
  2. Republic of Kazakhstan is responsible for creating international standards for handling compliance assessment issues of fish products. This list of standards is supposed to be done in cooperation with member countries and affect only those fish products, for which Conformity assessment documents are required.
  3. Amend decision №299 made by the Commission of Customs Union about unified sanitary epidemiological and hygienic requirements for goods, which are subject to sanitary and epidemiological supervision, must be presented to the minister of EurAsEC Koreshkov V.N. before September 1, 2017.
  4. Present decision becomes effective together with EurAsEC technical regulation about “safety of fish and fish products” but not earlier than 30 calendar days since the date of public announcement.