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Ukraine - Energy Efficiency - New Technical Regulation on Energy Labeling for Cooking Appliances

December 17, 2018

By Paola Pesconi, Ukraine Regulatory Program Expert

A technical regulation on energy efficiency labeling for cooking appliances was recently published and will become mandatory for Ukraine market access.

Beginning December 12, 2018, a Ukrainian energy label must be placed on household electric and gas ovens and household hoods, informing customers about the Energy Efficiency class of the product. The regulation is based on European directive no. 2010/30/EC and, except for the local language and flag, label layout is similar to the European Energy Label.

The adoption of the technical regulation is part of a larger program for the implementation of energy efficiency requirements in the Ukraine.

Similar regulations are currently in force for:

  • Household tumble dryers
  • Air conditioners
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Household electrical refrigerators
  • Household washing machines
  • Household dishwashers
  • Electrical lamps and luminaires
  • TVs

In addition, technical regulations on eco-design, based on European regulations, have been drafted by the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation of Ukraine.

All the new and drafted regulations are harmonized with the European Union requirements.

Example of an Energy Label for electrical ovens

Technical Regulation details

Official document reference:
Technical Regulation on the Energy Labeling of Household Ovens and Cooker Hoods approved with the Order of the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine No.28, dated July 22, 2018.

Important dates:

  • June 12, 2018 - Regulation is published
  • December 12, 2018 - Regulation enter into force

Requirements:

  • Energy Label in Ukraine
  • Product Fiche in Ukraine
  • Technical Documentation Folder

Tests can be conducted by the manufacturer or by a third party test laboratory.
No certification or approval is required for the conformity assessment.

STAY INFORMED WITH UL
UL continues to monitor the energy efficiency regulation as it is moved toward finalization. In addition to providing testing for appliances, we keep our customers aware of changes by becoming one trusted source of compliance information and support the product registration process.

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