BIS Amendment Order for the Agro Textiles (Non - Woven mulch mat)


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Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Agro Textiles (Non - Woven mulch mat) (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2024.

BIS Amendment Order for the Agro Textiles (Non - Woven mulch mat)


By the recent directive from the Ministry of Textiles, the Agro Textiles (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2024 has been promulgated and is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2024.

This order is specifically applicable to goods or articles, namely Non - Woven mulch mat. However, it is important to note that this order excludes items intended for export.

The specified goods, Non - Woven mulch mat are mandated to adhere to the relevant Indian Standard IS 17355 : 2020 (Agro Textiles — Propylene Spun bonded non—woven mulch mat for agriculture and horticulture applications— specification).

Additionally, they must bear the Standard Mark obtained through a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards, following the guidelines outlined in Scheme-I of Schedule-II to the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

The Bureau of Indian Standards is designated as the certifying and enforcing authority for the mentioned goods, Non - Woven mulch mat.

Any individual found in violation of the stipulations outlined in this Order will be subject to punishment in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016).

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


Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Tel: +91-11-23231903

Implementation Dates: 1st July 2024

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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards

Disclaimer: The information provided in this update is intended for informational purposes only. Readers are requested to seek formal legal advice prior to acting upon any of the information provided herein.

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