BIS QCO for the Ethylene Oxide


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Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for Ethylene Oxide (Quality Control) Order, 2023.

BIS QCO for the Ethylene Oxide


The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has released a notification concerning Ethylene Oxide, referred to as the "Ethylene Oxide (Quality Control) Order, 2023."

This order will take effect 181 days after its publication in the Official Gazette. It's important to note that this order does not apply to Ethylene Oxide goods or articles intended for export.

Goods or articles containing Ethylene Oxide must adhere to the relevant Indian Standard IS 5573:1984, which outlines the specifications for Ethylene Oxide. These products should also bear the Standard Mark, obtained through a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards as per Scheme-1 outlined in Schedule-2 of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

The certifying and enforcing authority responsible for Ethylene Oxide goods or articles is the Bureau of Indian Standards.

Regarding contraventions of this order, any individual who violates its provisions will be subject to penalties as specified in the relevant legislation.

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:Pending

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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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