BIS In India

Overview

In order to promote and ensure that quality products are offered to customers in India, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as a national standard-setting body was established under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Compulsory BIS certification is mandated by relevant line ministries through the issuance of “Quality Control Orders”.

Economic Laws Practice, as BIS consultants, has been representing and assisting producers globally to advise on steps to be undertaken during the consultation stage as well as to seek licenses for products covered under the BIS. ELP provides support in the realm of conformity assessment activities of all types, including, inter alia, product certification (both domestic and foreign), BIS registration of electronic & IT products, etc. ELP endeavours to ensure quick and seamless grant of BIS licenses for its clients and provides assistance to clients across all stages of certification, including:

  • Representations to BIS technical committees for revision of existing BIS standards
  • Representations on behalf of governments at the WTO Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade
  • Review and filing of relevant documentation for preparation of Application
  • Identification and recommendation of an Authorized Indian Representative (AIR)
  • Assisting in pre-preparation for the inspection of the manufacturing facility
  • Liaising with the BIS appointed Scientist regarding conduct of the inspection and pre-preparation for the same
  • Visiting the Company’s manufacturing facility with the BIS Officials for inspection
  • Assisting in shipment and testing of the parallel sample in India and regular liaison with the BIS officials and laboratory
  • Regular liaison and follow up with the BIS officials and
  • Facilitating execution and notarization of the final license

ELP has in the past, assisted clients across jurisdictions, including China, Korea, Taiwan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, USA and the European Union in BIS related matters and has covered a wide range of products, including Caustic Soda, Methanol, Butyl Acrylate, Toys, etc.

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BIS Update: Notification of certain exceptions for Mandatory Certification of Ortho Phosphoric ...

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BIS Newsletter - March 2024

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BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Agro Textiles

29 Mar 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for certain Aluminium Products

26 Mar 2024 | Read More

BIS Newsletter - February 2024

19 Mar 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for certain Chemical Products

19 Mar 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Exemption from Quality Control Orders under Advance Authorization and extension ...

11 Mar 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Mandatory Certification Requirements for Certain Chemical Products – February 28, ...

28 Feb 2024 | Read More

BIS Newsletter - January 2024

20 Feb 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Mandatory Certification Requirements for Steel and Steel Products - February ...

9 Feb 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Chemicals – February 1, 2024

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BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Chemical Products

23 Oct 2023 | Read More

BIS newsletter - September Edition

16 Oct 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Enforcement of Mandatory Certification for GEO Textile Products

12 Oct 2023 | Read More

BIS Update on new QCO's on Agro Textiles, Aluminium and Aluminium Alloy ...

3 Oct 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Notification of draft QCOs at WTO and new QCOs in ...

28 Sep 2023 | Read More

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26 Sep 2023 | Read More

BIS Newsletter - August Edition

17 Apr 2024 | Read More

BIS Update - Enforcement for new Quality control orders on Flux Cored ...

20 Sep 2023 | Read More

BIS Update : Notification of various QCOs at the WTO by India

18 Sep 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Mandatory compliance requirements for Fire Extinguishers, Domestic Gas Stoves, Cookware ...

11 Aug 2023 | Read More

BIS Update : Extension of enforcement date on Cotton Bales

9 Aug 2023 | Read More

BIS Update : Nuts, Bolts and Fasteners

25 Jul 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: New QCO's on Smart Meters, Welding Rods and Electrodes

21 Jul 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of date of enforcement for Mandatory Certification for N-Butyl ...

22 Jun 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Inviting Comments from all the stakeholders on the draft Steel ...

8 Jun 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of date of enforcement for Mandatory Certification for various ...

6 Jun 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Enforcement of Mandatory Certification for Chemical Products

25 Apr 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Enforcement of Mandatory Certification for Chemical Products – April 20, ...

20 Apr 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Enforcement of Mandatory Certification for Textile Products

13 Apr 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Notification of various QCOs at the WTO by India

7 Apr 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Various Chemical Products

3 Apr 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Enforcement of mandatory certification for Safety Glass – March 28, ...

28 Mar 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Ethylene Glycol – March 24, ...

24 Mar 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of date of enforcement for Mandatory Chemicals for various ...

17 Apr 2024 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – March ...

13 Mar 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Notification of Quality Control Order for Cotton Bales – March ...

3 Mar 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Notification of draft QCOs on various Textile Products

10 Feb 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

3 Feb 2023 | Read More

BIS Quality Control Standards & the Toys Sector

23 Jan 2023 | Read More

BIS Quality Control Standards & the Toys Sector

19 Jan 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Notification of Standards for USB Type-C cables, connectors, and digital ...

11 Jan 2023 | Read More

Platforms wary as voluntary BIS standard comes to e-user reviews

2 Jan 2023 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Ethylene Glycol – December 29, ...

29 Dec 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – December ...

23 Dec 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – October ...

26 Oct 2022 | Read More

Is hallmarking mandatory for silver jewellery, coins?

6 Oct 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – September ...

30 Sep 2022 | Read More

Govt hikes gold, silver hallmarking charges; here are the details of new ...

22 Sep 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – August ...

25 Aug 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – August ...

16 Aug 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – July ...

29 Jul 2022 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series India Update Part 2 0f 2022

3 Jun 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

31 May 2022 | Read More

Gold jewellery buyers to get purity hallmark on all types of gold ...

26 May 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

6 Apr 2022 | Read More

ELP - BIS Update Part 3

22 Mar 2022 | Read More

BIS Update - Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products - March 14

14 Mar 2022 | Read More

BIS Update: Extension of Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products – March ...

10 Mar 2022 | Read More

ELP - BIS Update Part 2

17 Apr 2024 | Read More

BIS Update Part 1

2 Mar 2022 | Read More

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