BIS QCO for the Steel and Steel Products (Specification for Ferro Vanadium)


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Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Steel and Steel Products (Specification for Ferro Vanadium) (Quality Control) Order, 2024.

BIS QCO for the Steel and Steel Products (Specification for Ferro Vanadium)


The Ministry of Steel has issued a Quality Control Order titled the "Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2024."

Effective Date: - The order will come into force on the specified date in the Official Gazette.


  • It applies to Specification for Ferro Vanadium.
  • Excludes domestically manufactured steel and steel products for export conforming to foreign buyer specifications.

Standards Compliance:

  • Every steel strip shall conform to Indian Standard IS 1466: 1985.
  • Each consignment must be accompanied by a Test Certificate bearing the Standard Mark issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certified manufacturer.

Certification: - Steel products shall bear the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

Disposal of Substandard Products: - Substandard or defective products must be disposed of as scrap in compliance with relevant provisions.

Enforcement: - The Bureau of Indian Standards is designated as the certifying and enforcing authority.

Penalties: - Violations of the order are punishable under Section 29 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016).

Amendments: - Any amendments or revisions to the Indian Standards specified in the order by the Bureau of Indian Standards will apply from the notified date.

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: 5th Feb, 2024

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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards

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