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India consults for 34-dichlorophenyl isocyanate

Feb-23-2022 Chemical notification/ registration India BIS

Till the 16th of March 2022, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) consults on the draft Indian Standard (IS) for 3,4-dichlorophenyl isocyanate. BIS published a daft in February, describing the subs...

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India extends the implementation date for five chemicals

Feb-16-2022 Chemical notification/ registration Chemical industry India BIS

The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) in India has pushed back the deadlines for implementing quality control orders (QCOs) issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for five su...

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BIS extends the implementation date of Acetic acid Menthanol Aniline and Morpholine

Feb-04-2022 India BIS

On January 31, 2022, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) released a Gazette notification for Extension in the Implementation date of Chemicals under mandatory certification Scheme I. The chemica...

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India adds 8 substances to BIS certification list

Dec-21-2021 BIS Chemical Category Regulatory update

On November 15 and 16, 2021, the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade, India published and submitted eight chemicals’ notifications to the World Trade Organization (WTO). BIS certificatio...

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A database of fragrance chemicals found in children's products reveals information gaps

Dec-17-2021 india

According to the Indian researchers who compiled the chemicals’ database, there is a need for better risk assessment and regulation of fragrance substances in children's products.  D...

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India amends storage and handling rules for two hazardous substances


The Indian Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) amendment of the storage, handling, and packaging rules and stock reporting system for ammonium nitrate and calcium carbide c...

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Reversal Of Indian Ban On Using Recycled Plastics In FCMs


On the 17th of September 2021, India overturned its ban of recycled plastic in 2018, now allowing the use of recycled plastic in Food Contact Materials (FCMs). The exception to the new rule is that it...

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