BIS QCO FOR THE BOLTS, NUTS AND FASTENERS
CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners (Quality Control) Order. It is valid for the Indian market.
BIS UPDATE ON THE BOLTS, NUTS AND FASTENERS
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a Quality Control Order for Bolts, Nuts, and Fasteners, specifying adherence to Indian Standards: 1363 (Part 1):2019, 1363 (Part 2): 2018, 1363 (Part 3): 2018, 1364 (Part 1):2018, 1364 (Part 2) :2018, 4621:1975, 5187:1972, 10238:2001, 12427:2001, 3757:1985, 204(Part 2): 1992, 204 (Part 1):1991, 2681:1993, 281:2009, 7534:1985, 1284:1975, 15833:2009, 6623:2004. These must carry the Standard Mark under a BIS license as per Scheme-1 of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.
The order titled "The Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners (Quality Control) Order, 2023" is specified in a Gazette Notification dated 21 July 2023.
Effective after six months from the notification, but with different timelines for Micro and Small Enterprises under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006: nine months for Small Enterprises and twelve months for Micro Enterprises.
Exemptions include domestically made goods for export, imported components, goods for export-oriented production, and items produced by domestic enterprises registered under the "Udyam portal," meeting investment and turnover criteria. These entities are not bound by the Quality Control Order.
NOTE:Any person who contravenes the provisions of this Order shall be punishable under the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.
Implementation Authority :Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt. of India).
|Goods or articles||Indian Standard||Title of Indian Standard|
|Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners||1363 (Part 1):2019||Hexagon Head Bolts, Screws and Nuts of product Grade C Hexagon Head Bolts (Size Range M 5 to M 64)|
|1363 (Part 2): 2018||Hexagon Head Screw (Size ranges from M 5 to M 64)|
|1363 (Part 3): 2018||Hexagon Head Bolts, Screws and Nuts of product Grade C - Hexagon Nuts (Size Range M5 to M64)|
|1364 (Part 1):2018||Hexagon Head Bolts, Screws and Nuts of product Grades A and B - Hexagon Head Bolts (Size Range M 1.6 To M 64)|
|1364 (Part 2) :2018||Hexagon Head Bolts, Screws and Nuts of Product Grades A and B - Hexagon Head Screws (Size Range M 1.6 to M 64)|
|4621:1975||Indicating Bolts for use in public baths and lavatories|
|10238:2001||Fasteners - Threaded Steel Fastener - Step Bolts for Steel Structures|
|12427:2001||Fasteners - Threaded Steel Fasteners - Hexagon Head Transmission Tower Bolts|
|3757:1985||High Strength Structural Bolts|
|204 (Part 2): 1992||Tower Bolts- Non-ferrous metals|
|204 (Part 1):1991||Tower Bolts- Ferrous metals|
|Stainless Steel Sliding Door Bolts (Aldrops) for use With Padlocks|
|2681:1993||Non-ferrous metal sliding door bolts (aldrops) for use with padlocks|
|281:2009||Mild steel sliding door bolts for use with padlocks|
|7534:1985||Sliding locking bolts for use with padlocks|
|1284:1975||Wrought Aluminium Alloy Bolt and Screw Stock for General Engineering purposes|
|15833:2009||Stainless steel Tower Bolts|
|6623:2004||High Strength Structural Nuts|
Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
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Implementation Dates: Effective after six months from the notification, but with different timelines for Micro and Small Enterprises
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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards
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