BIS QCO for the Steel and Steel Products (Silicomanganese - Specification)


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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 (Silicomanganese - Specification) (Quality Control) Order, 2023.

BIS QCO for the Steel and Steel Products (Silicomanganese - Specification)


The Ministry of Steel has issued a Quality Control Order, known as the "Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2023."

This order will come into force on the date specified in the Official Gazette.

It is essential to note that this order applies to steel and steel products, with the exception of those intended for export.

Specifically, the product "(Silicomanganese - Specification)" must adhere to the corresponding Indian Standards IS 1470:2013, with effect from the dates provided below. Furthermore, each consignment of Silicomanganese - Specification must include a Mill Test Certificate bearing the Standard Mark.

The use of the Standard Mark is mandatory for all steel and steel products covered by this order, and it can only be used under a license from the Bureau, in accordance with Scheme–I of Schedule–II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

In cases where steel and steel products are found to be sub-standard or defective, failing to meet the specified standards, they should be disposed of as scrap, following the testing and inspection scheme outlined by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

The Bureau will act as the certifying and enforcing authority for all matters related to the steel and steel products, goods, and articles specified in this order.

Any individual or entity found contravening any of the provisions of this order will be subject to penalties as per Section 29 of the Act.

Regarding amendments or revisions to Indian Standards, when the Bureau introduces any such changes, they will be incorporated into this order, effective from the date notified by the Bureau for this purpose.

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: To be Decided

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Attachment: Standard Amendment Order issued by Bureau of Indian Standards

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