UPDATES FOR CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS QUALITY CONTROL ORDER

Conformity assessment & Regulatory Compliance

Aleph India
Date: 24th Sept 2021
Place: New Delhi

Dear Reader

Important update regarding mandatory BIS certification requirements applicable to manufacture/imports/sales of “Chemical and Fertilizer products” for the Indian market. Ministry of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has announced the proposal for quality control amendment for various chemical products, including Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS), Ethylene Dichloride, p-Xylene, Polycarbonate, Polyurethanes, and Vinyl Chloride Monomer.

Notification of Quality Control Orders

Overview

"Chemical and Fertilizer Products (Quality Control) Order, 2021" for Chemical goods/article through gazette notification date 22.09.2021

The Government of India and the Ministry of chemical and Fertilizers in India have come up with the latest regulation on Chemical and Fertilizer products. There are 6 types of Chemical and Fertilizer products regulated as per the document, along with the implementation date and respective Indian standard. The Central Government, after consulting the BIS Bureau of Indian Standards, is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient to register these Chemicals and Fertilizers with BIS before 20-March-2022. And it has also been notified in the Gazette notification that mentioned goods/articles must conform to the Indian Standard and use of Standard Mark on the product is also compulsory. Whether you are a domestic manufacturer or foreign manufacturer, you cannot manufacture, import/export, distribute, store or sell these products in the Indian Market without certifying the products from BIS. The Government of Indian and BIS have taken this step for the sake of public health and to maintain the appropriate quality in the market.

In short, Mandatory ISI mark certification is required for the product to be stored, imported, and sold in India.

Implementation Authority : Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt of India)

“Chemical and Fertilizer Products ( Quality Control) Order,2021”

GOODS & ARTICLE INDIAN STANDARD TITLE OF INDIAN STANDARD
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) IS 17077 :2019 or
ISO 19062-1 : 2015
Plastic - Acrylonitrile - Butadiene styrene (ABS) Moulding and Extrusion Materials Part 1 Designated System and Basis for Specification
Ethylene Dichloride IS 869 :2020 Ethylene Dichloride - Specification
p-Xylene IS 17370 : 2020 p-Xylene - Specification
Polycarbonate IS 14434:1998 Polycarbonate moulding and extrusion materials -Specification
Polyurethanes IS 17397 (Part 1) : 2020 or
ISO 16365-1 : 2014
Plastic – Thermoplastic Polyurethanes for Moulding and Extrusion Materials Part 1 Designated System and Basis for Specification
Vinyl Chloride Monomer IS 17442 :2020 Vinyl Chloride Monomer - Specification
Concerned Authorities

1. For issues pertaining to the Quality Control Orders Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers, Government of India
Udyog Bhavan New Delhi - 110011
Phone : 91-11-23063417
Email: jspc-cpc@gov.in

2. For issues pertaining to Indian Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures Manak Bhawan Bureau of Indian Standards
9, B.S. Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Tel: +91-11-23231903
Email: cmd1@bis.org.in

Implementation Dates: As per the notifications, the related goods/articles shall come under the mandatory BIS certification from dated 20-March-2022

As globalization is rising day by day, manufacturers want to expand their business globally, but it is not that easy to establish or start manufacturing the product directly because every country has it's own rules. In the same way, in India Central Government has taken several steps to protect the Indian consumer and maintain the quality of products to increase the export for economic development.

Before starting the manufacturing of these goods, you have to encounter various regulatory requirements to maintain the safety and environmental discipline in the country. Before the launch of the product in the Indian market, BIS Certification is compulsory. The quickest and most effective path to BIS Certification is ALPEH INDIA; our technical advisors will assist you in every possible way.

ALEPH INDIA will help you to save time and effort and the job done at nominal price.

For any queries on this update, write us toinfo@alephindia.in or Call +91 8826230531

Technical Advisory: Mr A K Sharma (Former DDG- Bureau of Indian Standards)

Aleph Accreditation and Testing Centre Pvt Ltd, New Delhi.

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