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India implements Green Credit Rules 2023 to promote Green Credit Program

Oct-25-2023 Circular Economy Action Plan Environment

On 12 October 2023 the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) officially promulgated the Green Credit Rules, 2023. The Rules were published in the Gazette of India and came into f...

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Public Consultation on Standard for Plastic Bottles for Water in India

Oct-23-2023 BIS Plastics

On October 13, 2023, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) opened a public consultation on a standard for plastic bottles and containers used for packaging natural mineral water and drinking water.  T...

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India seeks feedback on revised porcelain standard including lead and cadmium migration limits

Oct-17-2023 BIS Chemical industry

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is seeking feedback on a draft revision of the standard that restricts the amount of lead and cadmium in porcelain crockery that comes into contact with food and d...

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India notifies Quality Control Order for Asbestos and Fibre Cement-Based Products to WTO

Oct-12-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 21 September 2023, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) notified the draft of a new regulation called the Asbestos or Fiber Cement-Based Products (Quality Control) Re...

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India holds public consultation on heavy metal restrictions for cleansing products.

Oct-10-2023 BIS Cosmetic Products

In order to control the presence of heavy metals in specific cosmetics, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has opened the comments area for three Draft Indian Standards for face wash, shower gel, an...

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India unveils its Chemical Inventory Platform

Oct-09-2023 Chemical industry Chemical inventory India REACH

In a significant step towards enhancing transparency and efficiency in the chemical and petrochemical sector, the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC), Government of India, is in the proc...

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India extends enforcement dates for Quality Control Orders for three chemicals

Oct-06-2023 BIS Chemical industry

The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals has extended the Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for three chemicals. On 26 September 2023, a notification was published in the Gazette of India in consult...

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