Extended producer and importer responsibility. Declaring, reporting and calculation of the amount of ecological fee.

According to the article 24.2 of the Russian Federal Law of 24.06.1998 No. 89-FZ “On Production and Consumption Wastes” corporate entities and private entrepreneurs which manufacture goods in the territory of the Russian Federation, corporate entities and private entrepreneurs which import goods from the third countries or transfer goods from countries of Eurasian Economic Union must complete established by the Government of the Russian Federation ratios of disposal.

The obligation to ensure compliance with disposal norms extends to manufacturers of goods from the time of their initial sale on the territory of the Russian Federation in respect of:
  • Goods manufactured on the territory of the Russian Federation
  • Packaging of goods manufactured on the territory of the Russian Federation
The obligation to ensure compliance with disposal norms extends to importers of goods from the time of their initial sale on the territory of the Russian Federation in respect of:
  • Goods imported from third countries into the Russian Federation and passed corresponding customs operations
  • Goods brought in from the Eurasian Economic Union member countries
  • Packaging of goods imported from third countries into the Russian Federation and passed corresponding customs operations
  • Packaging of goods brought in from the Eurasian Economic Union member countries
Manufacturers or importers of goods are not obliged to ensure compliance with disposal norms in regards to goods or packaging of goods which are brought out of the Russian Federation. List of goods, packaging which is to be disposed of after the loss of consumer properties is established by the order of the Government of the Russian Federation on 28.12.2017 No. 2971-r.

AOC RF, article 8.5
Concealing or tampering with ecological information is punishable by:
  • An administrative fine of civil servants – from 3000 to 6000 rubles
  • An administrative fine of corporate entities – from 20000 to 80000 rubles
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