BIS (Quality Control) Amendment Order for the Methanol


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Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Methanol Amendment Order (Quality Control), 2019.

BIS (Quality Control) Amendment Order for the Methanol


The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has issued an Amendment Order the "Methanol (Quality Control) Order, 2019," set to come into effect on 3 August 2024.

Goods or articles categorized as Methanol must adhere to the specified Indian Standard 517:1986 and bear the Standard Mark. Manufacturers are required to obtain a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards under Scheme-I of Schedule-II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

It's crucial to note that this order does not apply to goods or articles, specifically Methanol, meant for export, provided they meet the specifications required by the foreign buyer.

The Bureau of Indian Standards is designated as the primary authority to certify and enforce conformity to the Standard Mark under this order for Methanol.

Additionally, the District Industries Centre in the Department of Industries of the State Government will serve as an enforcing authority.

This regulatory measure aims to ensure the quality and conformity of Methanol in the market, fostering standardized practices for the benefit of consumers and the chemical industry

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: 3rd August 2024

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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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