BIS QCO for the Protective Textiles (Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho)


Dear Reader,

Important update regarding Indian Standard applicable to all existing Licence holders/ New applicants/ manufacturers/ importers/ product sellers for the Protective Textiles (Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho) (Quality Control) Order, 2023.

BIS QCO for the Protective Textiles (Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho)


The Ministry of Textiles introduces the "Protective Textiles (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2022," which will be effective starting October 7, 2023. This amendment is designed to enhance and refine the existing regulatory framework for the quality control of protective textiles, ensuring continued adherence to elevated standards within the industry.

This order is designed to regulate the quality standards for goods or articles, specifically Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho, excluding those intended for export.

In adherence to the stipulated standards, the goods or articles, as defined by IS 17286 : 2019 (Textiles - Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho with convertibility as bivouac - Specification), must conform to the corresponding Indian Standard and bear the Standard Mark. Manufacturers are required to obtain a license from the Bureau, following Scheme-I of Schedule-II to the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018.

The Bureau is designated as both the certifying and enforcing authority for the specified goods or articles, namely Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho.

Any individual found in violation of this order will face penalties in accordance with the provisions outlined in the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016).

This regulatory framework aims to ensure the safety and quality of Protective Textiles, specifically Water-proof multipurpose rain poncho, in the market, emphasizing compliance with established standards for the benefit of consumers and industry stakeholders alike.

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: 7th October 2023

For any queries on this update, write us at or Call 8826230531

For more details visit: Aleph INDIA

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.

©2021, Aleph INDIA. All Rights Reserved

Attachment1: QCO ORDER View Download
Attachment2: ALEPH INDIA PROFILE View Download

- Our Services -

Talk to Expert