Technical Regulation on Fat and Oil Products

TR CU 024/2011

APPROVED

by Decision of the Customs Union Commission No. 883 as of December 9, 2011

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  1. The Technical Regulation of the Customs Union has been developed in compliance with the Agreement on Uniform Principles and Rules of Technical Regulation in the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation as of November 18, 2010.
  1. The Technical Regulation of the Customs Union has been developed to establish the uniform requirements for fat and oil products mandatory for application on the unified customs territory of the Customs Union and to ensure the free circulation of fat and oil products on the unified customs territory of the Customs Union.
  1. In case of adoption of other technical regulations of the Customs Union establishing requirements for fat and oil products, fat and oil products shall comply with such technical regulations of the Customs Union which apply to them.

Chapter 1. Scope of Application

  1. The Customs Union Technical Regulation on Fat and Oil Products (hereinafter referred to as the Technical Regulation) shall apply to fat and oil products released into circulation on the territory of the Customs Union member-states and establishes requirements for fat and oil products, including requirements for their packaging and labeling, and processes of production, storage, transportation, and sale.

The Technical Regulation shall not apply to:

-   fat and oil products obtained in the course of non-industrial production, except for vegetable oil;

-   inedible fat and oil products, except for natural crude glycerin and household soap.

  1. The Technical Regulation sets requirements for fat and oil products for the purpose of protection of life and health of people, as well as prevention of actions misleading purchasers (consumers).
  1. When applying the Technical Regulation, requirements of other technical regulations of the Customs Union applicable to fat and oil products shall be taken into consideration.