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India extends Quality Control Order Enforcement Date for 10 Substances on Two Occasions

Apr-25-2023 BIS Chemical industry

In April 2023 the Central Government of India published two notices in the Indian Gazette delaying the start date for the Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for the 10 substances listed in the table below....

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Implementation of QCO for ethylene glycol delayed in India

Apr-21-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 23 March 2023, The Gazette of India published that the Indian Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) has delayed the implementation of the quality control order (QCO) for ethylene glycol...

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India introduces new E-waste rules proposing average lifespan for electronic products to curb environmental damage.

Apr-19-2023 Circular economy Electrical & electronics

On 21 March 2023, a draft proposal was released by India’s Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), that specifies the average lifetime of products under the E-Waste (Management) rules, 2022. On 1 Ap...

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BIS issues Guideline for Transportation of Dangerous Goods in India

Apr-12-2023 BIS Hazardous chemicals

On March 6, 2023, the Indian government issued the guidelines 'IS 18149:2023— Transportation of Dangerous Goods—Guidelines', which have been formulated under the Transport Services Section...

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India publishes QCOs for six chemicals

Apr-03-2023 BIS Compliance

On 31 March 2023, Indian government published a Gazette Notification regarding the BIS requirements and the related implementation dates of six chemicals. According to the published Quality Control Or...

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76 Chemicals under Consideration for BIS Compulsory Scheme

Mar-28-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On March 14, 2023, the Indian Chemical Council called for a stakeholder meeting concerning making BIS Standards mandatory for 76 chemicals. These chemicals are listed under international conventions t...

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India published a new guideline and regulation on insecticides

Mar-03-2023 Chemical authorisation Chemical industry Import/export restrictions Product restrictions / prohibitions

On February 2nd the department of agriculture and farmers welfare of India published a new guideline and regulation on insecticides. This regulation with code name S.O.701(E) is intended to prohibit a...

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