QCO EXTENTION FOR MANDATORY BIS CERTIFICATION OF “PHTHALIC
ANHYDRIDE, ETHYLENE GLYCOL, TOLUENE, TEREPHTHALIC ACID & N-BUTYL ACRYLATE”
CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Important update regarding mandatory BIS certification requirements applicable to manufacturers/importers/sales of products “Phthalic Anhydride, Ethylene Glycol, Toluene, Terephthalic Acid & n-butyl Acrylate” for the Indian market, implementation date has been extended till 22nd June, 2022.
BIS Extension Notification for “Phthalic Anhydride, Ethylene Glycol, Toluene, Terephthalic Acid & n-butyl Acrylate ” (Mandatory BIS Certification)
"Phthalic Anhydride, Ethylene Glycol, Toluene, Terephthalic Acid & n-butyl Acrylate, Extension article issued through a gazette notification dated 24th December, 2021.
The Bureau of Indian Standard (Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers) in India had come up with the regulation for “Phthalic Anhydride IS 5158:1987, Ethylene Glycol IS 5295: 1985, Toluene IS 537: 2011, Terephthalic Acid IS 15030: 2001 & n-butyl Acrylate IS 14709: 1999” on June 2021.
The Central Government, after consulting the Bureau of Indian Standards, was of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient to do so in the public interest, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 16 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016). Under a licence from the Bureau of Indian Standards as per Scheme – I of Schedule- II (Conformity Assessment) Regulations 2018, "Phthalic Anhydride, Ethylene Glycol, Toluene, Terephthalic Acid & n-butyl Acrylate would have to comply with the Standard and bear the standard mark (ISI) and cannot be produced, traded/sold, stocked and imported unless they bear ISI Mark under licence.
“The effected date of implementation of this order has been extended from 23rd Dec 2021 to 22nd June 2022”
Not applicable to the products or articles which are meant for export.
Any person who violates the provisions of this order will be punished in accordance with the provisions of the said Act.
NOTE: This is for the benefit of stakeholders; a gazette announcement will be published soon.
Implementation Authority : Bureau of Indian Standards (Govt. of India)
“Standards Published ,2021”
|GOODS & ARTICLE||INDIAN STANDARD||TITLE OF INDIAN STANDARD|
|Phthalic Anhydride||IS 5158:1987||Specification for Phthalic Anhydride|
|Ethylene Glycol||IS 5295:1985||Specification for Ethylene Glycol|
|Toluene||IS 537:2011||Specification for Toluene|
|Terephthalic Acid||IS 15030:2001||Specification for Terephthalic Acid|
|n-Butyl Acrylate||IS 14709:1999||Specification for n-Butyl Acrylate|
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Implementation Dates: As per the notifications, it will now come into force with effect on 22nd June, 2022.
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