Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Extension in the Voluntary Regime of Star Labelling for Washing Machine

The validity of voluntary regime of S & L program for Washing Machine have been extend till certain 31st Dec 2023. Due to a change in the validity period, sample label validity period has also been revised for all the below listed categories. Below is the table with updated information.

Product categories

Revised Validity date under S&L Program

Revised Sample label Validity Period

Washing Machine

31st Dec 2023

08th Mar 2019 to 31st Dec 2023


1)All manufacturers of said products who wish to apply for grant of BEE star label from the date of issue of official notification shall apply with revised sample label validity period. Approvals of models would be valid till 31st Dec 2023.

2)For already approved models, manufacturers shall proceed for model continuation process and submit the Performa along with released notification on or before 30th June 2023.

3)It is important to note that said product shall have a revised sample label validity period as per the notification.

Official notification can be accessed from following link

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

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  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
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