BIS QCO for the Gypsum-based Building Materials (Gypsum Plaster Boards)

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 Gypsum-based Building Materials (Gypsum Plaster Boards) (Quality Control) Order, 2023.

BIS QCO for the Gypsum-based Building Materials (Gypsum Plaster Boards)

OVERVIEW

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a directive named the Gypsum-based Building Materials (Quality Control) Order, 2023, which will take effect six months from the date of publication in the Official Gazette.

Gypsum-based building materials must adhere to Indian Standards 2095 (Part 1):2011 (Gypsum Plaster Boards) and display the Standard Mark obtained through a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards under Scheme-I of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

However, this order does not apply to domestically manufactured goods or articles intended for export.

Furthermore, small enterprises, as defined in clause (m) of section 2 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), are exempt from this order until nine months from the date of publication. Micro enterprises, as defined in clause (h) of section 2 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), are exempt until twelve months from the date of publication.

The Bureau of Indian Standards will serve as the certifying and enforcing authority for Gypsum-based building materials.

Contravention of this order will result in penalties under the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

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.
Small enterprises (defined in clause (m) of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006), are exempt for nine months from the order's publication.
Micro enterprises (defined in clause (h) of the same Act), are exempt for twelve months from publication.

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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards

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