BIS QCO for the Poly Vinyl Chloride


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

BIS QCO for the Poly Vinyl Chloride


The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has introduced the Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Homopolymers (Quality Control) Order, 2023, which will take effect after a period of 180 days from its publication in the Official Gazette.

This order applies to Poly Vinyl Chloride goods or articles, excluding those intended for export.

For adherence to quality standards, all Poly Vinyl Chloride goods or articles must conform to the relevant Indian Standard IS 17658:2021, titled "Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Homopolymers Specification." Additionally, they must bear the Standard Mark obtained through a license issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards, as outlined in Schedule-ll, Scheme-l of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

To oversee certification and enforcement, the Bureau of Indian Standards is designated as the authority responsible for certifying and enforcing the quality standards pertaining to Poly Vinyl Chloride goods or articles.

Anyone found violating the provisions of this order will be subject to penalties as outlined in the applicable Act.

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: --

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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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