Planned changes in the lists of furniture subject to conformity assessment
On October 5, 2021, on the website of the Eurasian Economic Commission the launch of the public discussion procedure on the draft Management Board decision regarding changes to the technical regulations regarding furniture was announced.
What lists will be updated?
The changes prepared by the Department of Technical Regulation and Accreditation of the Commission provide for the updating of:
- a list of products for which the submission of a customs declaration requires the submission of a document confirming the assessment of the product's compliance with the requirements of the technical regulation TR CU 025/2012 "On the safety of furniture products"
- a list of products for which the customs declaration must be accompanied by a document confirming the assessment of compliance with the requirements of the technical regulations TR EAEU 038/2016 On the safety of attractions "
Changes will include nomenclature
In the document concerning furniture, the changes will mainly include the amendments to the names in accordance with the applicable legislation, as well as the replacement of the EAEU nomenclature of goods subject to the foreign trade codes "9401 30 000 0" and "9401 40 000 0" in the following paragraphs:
1) home furniture and furniture for public premises (furniture for educational institutions, commercial enterprises, cultural institutions, railway stations and transport companies)
2) home furniture and furniture for public utility rooms (chairs, pouffes, sofas, children's furniture, etc.)
Amendments to the second of the above-mentioned documents to the applicable legal standards were also prepared, including the replacement of the EAEU nomenclature of goods covered by the foreign trade code "9508 90 000 0" with nine other codes (including 9508 21 000 0, 9508 30 000 0).
Reason for updating the regulations
The need to introduce these changes results from the entry into force on January 1, 2022 of the new edition of the Commodity Nomenclature for foreign economic activity. According to the planned schedule, the changes will enter into force on the first day of the new year. The public discussion is scheduled for 21 days, so it will end on October 26, 2021.