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India develops chemical safety guidance for isolated storage and industry

May-20-2022 Chemical industry India REACH Major accident hazard & risk Safer alternatives

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have developed an integrated guidance framework for chemical safety in isolated storage a...

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India publishes QCO for 1 3 phenylenediamine

May-20-2022 BIS India REACH Mercury Compliance strategy

On the 27th of April 2022, India published a Quality Control Order (QCO) for a national standard encompassing the intermediate 1, 3 phenylenediamine. Manufacturers and importers of the substance must ...

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India consults on revised standards for paint and varnish ingredients

May-20-2022 BIS Lead Mercury

India has launched a consultation to update standards for titanium (rutile grade) and barium sulphate pigments, both of which are used in paints and varnishes. The draft amended standards, which were ...

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India extends QCO Enforcement for three substances

May-18-2022 BIS India REACH Product certification

On the 13th of May 2022, the Central Government of India extended the enforcement date for three substances under the Quality Control Order (QCO). The Quality Control Order is the regulation that ...

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Recent Grant Updates for BIS

May-17-2022 BIS Product certification Product registration/ notification

Recently, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) published several updates for BIS standards. The updates address the following:   Grant of All India First License for “Plastic-Acrylonitrile...

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India issues a trimethyl phosphite Quality Control Order

May-09-2022 Import/export restrictions Product authorisation Standards

On April 5, 2022, a Quality Control Order (QCO) for a national standard covering the intermediate trimethyl phosphite has been released in India. Published by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), man...

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Quality Control Orders QCOs regarding 8 Chemicals from BIS Standard

May-06-2022 Regulatory update BIS Standards

On April 27, 2022, the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, India, published the Quality Control Orders (QCOs) in Gazette notifications for eight ch...

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