BIS QCO for Electrical Appliance Fans
CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Important update regarding IndianStandard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Electrical Appliance Fans (Quality Control) Order,2023.
BIS QCO for the Electrical Appliance Fans
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a Quality Control Order, formally known as the "Electrical Appliance Fans (Quality Control) Order, 2023."
This order will become effective six months from its publication in the Official Gazette.
Under this directive, all electrical appliance fans must conform to the specific Indian Standard, which is IS 302 (Part 2 or Sec 80): 2017. These products are also required to display the Standard Mark and obtain a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards, following Scheme-1 outlined in Schedule-II to the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.
Importantly, this order does not apply to goods or articles manufactured domestically for the purpose of export.
Regarding micro-enterprises and small enterprises, as defined in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), the order's enforcement differs.
For micro-enterprises, it takes effect twelve months from the date of publication, while for small enterprises, it comes into force nine months after publication.
The Bureau of Indian Standards is the certifying and enforcing authority responsible for ensuring compliance with this order.
Any individual or entity found in violation of these provisions will face penalties as prescribed by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.
Implementation Authority : Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt. of India)
Bureau of Indian Standards Manak Bhawan 9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Implementation Dates: Six months from its publication date For micro-enterprises, the order will come into force twelve months For small enterprises, it will take effect nine months.
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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards
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