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Indian Government makes location tracking devices mandatory for vehicles used for carrying hazardous goods

Nov-23-2022 Chemical industry Hazardous chemicals

In August 2022The Ministry of Transportation and Highways (MoRTH) issued a notification for all goods vehicles used for transporting dangerous or hazardous products.  This notification mandated th...

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India Extends the Mandatory Certification for Additional Chemical Products

Nov-14-2022 BIS Chemical industry Product certification

The Government of India has on 29 September 2022, extended the date of enforcement of the existing Quality Control Order for Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymers, Maleic Anhydride, Styrene (Vinyl B...

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India extends the deadline for implementing new EV battery standards testing norms

Nov-11-2022 Electrical & electronics EPR for batteries Government incentives

For the electric vehicle (EV) batteries India’s Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has extended the deadline for implementation of mandatory standards and testing norms.  The testing norms ...

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India delays Quality Control Orders for six chemicals to April 2023

Oct-31-2022 BIS Chemical notification/ registration

India’s Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (DCPC) has delayed the implementation of the Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for six chemicals. The notification came on October 21, 2022, and accordin...

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Three more chemicals require BIS compliance in India

Oct-31-2022 BIS Chemical notification/ registration

India’s Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals published the Gazette Notifications for Quality Control Orders (QCOs) of three Chemicals: Trimethyl Phosphite, 1, 3 Phenylenediamine and Rubberseed ...

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The government of India allows the import of PET flakes but with certain conditions.

Oct-20-2022 Import/export restrictions Plastics

On 14 September 2022, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India published Notification No.32/2015-2020. This notification permits the import of PET Flakes. However, there are certain conditions. ...

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Electric Vehicle Battery Standards Amended for Enhanced Safety in India

Oct-07-2022 Electrical & electronics Green & sustainable chemistry

From 1 October 2022, Rechargeable Electric Energy Storage Systems (REESS) and electric vehicle makers would need to comply with new amendments to specific technical requirements for REESS or batteries...

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