Russia is a founding member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EUEA), as are Belarus and Kazakhstan. Armenia and Kyrgyzstan joined the EUEA in 2014 and 2015 respectively. The regulation of cosmetic products in Russia is based on the Technical Regulation on the safety of cosmetic products. The content is based on European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 but there are differences, in particular in terms of conformity assessment, labelling or expiry date.