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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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India consults on eight standards for plastics and resins

May-04-2022 BIS India India-REACH

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is reinvestigating the use of eight chemical standards in plastics, resins, moulding, and extrusion materials. The standards cover:  Subst...

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India publishes a draft of a revised standard for coatings and enamels

Apr-26-2022 Chemical industry BIS India

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is holding a consultation process until May 11 on a proposed amended standard for ready-mixed paint, air drying, and red oxide-zinc chrome priming, which would ext...

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India restricts the import and export of certain hydrofluorocarbons

Apr-25-2022 Permitting or licensing Chemical industry India

As part of its drive to use safer alternatives, India has imposed restrictions on certain hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and ozone-depleting substances (ODSs), requiring importers and exporters to obtain g...

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India allows use of recycled PET in food contact materials

Apr-25-2022 Food contact Packaging Plastics India

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) amended the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations 2018, allowing for the use of recycled plastics in food contact materials (FCM) w...

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