BIS QCO Extension for LEATHER AND RUBBER FOOTWEAR
Earlier, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry had issued Footwear Quality
Control Orders, 2020 for leather and rubber footwear to ensure standard
compliance and the mandatory use of standard marks.
An order has been issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry regarding
the revocation of quality control order 2020 related to leather & rubber
footwear. This was published in the official gazette on 3rd June 2022.
As per this order, The Central Government has rescinded the following
quality control order after consulting the Bureau of Indian Standards, except
for things done or omitted to be done before such rescission.
- Footwear made from all-rubber & all polymeric material and its
components (Quality Control) Order, 2020
- Footwear Made from Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order,
The Ministry of commerce and industry has also issued the following Quality Control Orders
for leather and rubber footwear:
As per this QCO 2022, footwear made from leather
and other material must comply with the corresponding Indian standard and bear the
Indian Standard Mark (ISI Mark) under a licence from the Bureau of Indian
Standards. It will be effective
from the 1st of July, 2023.
To use a standard mark (ISI Mark) on footwear, the manufacturer must obtain a BIS license
from the Bureau of Indian Standards. To obtain BIS certification and manufacture and sell
footwear, the manufacturer must ensure that their product conforms to applicable Indian
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