QCO EXTENSION FOR MANDATORY BIS CERTIFICATION OF “VINYL
ACETATE MONOMER, METHYL ACRYLATE & ETHYL ACRYLATE ”
CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Important update: The implementation date for the mandatory BIS certification requirements that apply to manufacturers, importers, and sales of the products "Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Methyl Acrylate, and Ethyl Acrylate" has been extended until May 31, 2023.
"Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Methyl Acrylate & Ethyl Acrylate QCO Extension " was issued through a gazette notification dated November 25, 2022.
BIS Extension Notification for “Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Methyl Acrylate & Ethyl Acrylate” (Mandatory BIS Certification)
The Bureau of Indian Standards, in consultation with the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers) had come up with the regulation for “Vinyl Acetate Monomer - IS 12345:1988, Methyl Acrylate - IS 14707: 1999 & Ethyl Acrylate - IS 14708:1999” on June 2021.
The ministry of chemicals and fertilizers issued the Vinyl Acetate Monomer (Quality Control) Order, 2021 and Methyl Acrylate, Ethyl Acrylate (Quality Control) Order, 2021 to ensure standard compliance and the mandatory use of standard marks. To meet the demands of industry stakeholders, the deadline for implementing this order was extended to November 30, 2022.
However, on November 25, 2022, the Central Government, after consulting the Bureau of Indian Standards, issued the following order to amend further the Vinyl Acetate Monomer (Quality Control) Order, 2021, and Methyl Acrylate, Ethyl Acrylate (Quality Control) Order, 2021 in the public interest.
- Vinyl Acetate Monomer (Quality Control) Second Amendment Order, 2022.
- Methyl Acrylate, Ethyl Acrylate (Quality Control) Second Amendment Order, 2022.
As per this QCO, Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Methyl Acrylate, and Ethyl Acrylate must comply with the corresponding Indian standard and bear the Indian Standard Mark (ISI Mark) under a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards as per Scheme I of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standard (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.
“The effected date of implementation of this order has been extended from 30th Nov 2022 to 31 May 2023”
Not applicable to the products or articles which are meant for export.
Any person who violates the provisions of this order will be punished in accordance with the provisions of the said Act.
NOTE: Any person who violates the provisions of this order will be punished in accordance with the provisions of the said Act.
Implementation Authority : Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt. of India)
“Standards Published, 2022”
|GOODS & ARTICLE||INDIAN STANDARD||TITLE OF INDIAN STANDARD|
|Vinyl Acetate Monomer||IS 12345:1988||Specification for Vinyl Acetate Monomer|
|Methyl Acrylate||IS 14707: 1999||Methyl Acrylate -Specification|
|Ethyl Acrylate||IS 14708:1999||Ethyl Acrylate - Specification|
Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Implementation Dates: As per the notifications, it will now come into force with effect on 30th Nov, 2022.
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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards
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