BIS QCO for the Cast Iron Products (Grey iron castings)

CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

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Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Cast Iron Products (Grey iron castings) (Quality Control) Order, 2023.

BIS QCO for the Cast Iron Products (Grey iron castings)

OVERVIEW

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has introduced a comprehensive quality control directive known as the "Cast Iron Products (Quality Control) Order, 2023."

This directive will be effective six months from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette. The order mandates that all cast iron products must adhere to the corresponding Indian Standard 210:2009 (Grey iron castings) and bear the Standard Mark, obtained through a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards, by Scheme-1 of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

It is noteworthy that this order does not apply to domestically manufactured goods or articles intended for export.

Furthermore, for small enterprises, as defined in clauses (h) and (m) of section 2 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), the order comes into effect after nine months from the date of publication.

In the case of micro-enterprises, the order becomes applicable after twelve months from the date of publication.

The Bureau of Indian Standards has been designated as the certifying and enforcing authority for Cast Iron Products.

Any violation of this order will incur penalties as per the provisions outlined in the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

All stakeholders must comply with the specified standards and regulations to ensure the quality and conformity of cast iron products in the market.

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

CONCERNED AUTHORITIES

Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Tel: +91-11-23231903
Email: txd@bis.gov.in, cmd2@bis.gov.in

Implementation Dates: Effective six months after its publication in the official gazette.
For small enterprises, per the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006, it becomes effective after nine months, and for micro-enterprises, it applies after twelve months from the publication date.

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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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