EXTENSION IN BIS CERTIFICATION (QCO ORDER) FOR CHEMICALS [EVAC, Polyethylene Material for Moulding and Extrusion, Polyester - FFDY, POY, Industrial Yarn, PSY]


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Important update regarding mandatory BIS certification requirements applicable to manufactures/imports/sales of “Chemical Products” for the Indian market. On 31st March 2023, The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers issued an official Gazette for quality control order for various products, which includes Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymers, Polyethylene Material for Moulding and Extrusion, Polyester Continuous Filament Fully Drawn Yarn, Polyester Partially Oriented Yarn, Polyester Industrial Yarn, 100 Percent Polyester Spun Grey and White Yarn (PSY).

Chemical Products QCO” for goods/article through Gazette notification date 31-March-2023


The Indian government has prioritized certain sectors to advance its Aatmanirbhar Bharatmission and has recognized the textile industry as a critical sector to achieve this goal.

As part of the efforts to promote self-reliance and increase domestic production, the government has given an extension for implementation of Quality Control Order of following products:

By implementing strategic policies and initiatives, the government aims to create a supportive environment that will facilitate growth in the textile sector. Such measures may include providing incentives for domestic textile production, promoting the use of local raw materials, and supporting innovation in the industry.

The government's commitment to advancing the textile industry is a significant step towards realizing the Aatmanirbhar Bharat mission, as it will not only promote self-reliance but also help create job opportunities and stimulate economic growth.

Implementation Authority : Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt. of India)

Chemical and Fertilizer Products ( Quality Control) Order, 2023

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Coopolymers IS 13601:1993 3rd October, 2023
Polytehylene Material for Moulding and Extrusion IS 7328:2020 3rd October, 2023
Polyester Continuous Filament Fully Drawn Yarn IS 17261:2022 3rd July, 2023
Polyester Partially Oriented Yarn IS 17262:2022 3rd July, 2023
Polyester Industrial Yarn IS 17265:2022 3rd July, 2023
100 Percent Polyester Spun Grey and White Yarn IS 17265:2022 3rd July, 2023


Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Tel: +91-11-23231903
Email: cmd3@bis.org.in

Implementation Dates: As per the notifications, the related goods/articles shall come under the mandatory BIS Certification from dated July & October 3rd , 2023

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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards

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