Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

One more chance for Non-Compliant Permittee

BEE has given one more chance to Non-Compliant Permittee(s) who failed to submit the production data and Labelling fee for FY 17-22.   BEE portal of permittees has been suspended and registered models in the portal have been cancelled. However, there is one more chance for manufacturers to register again and register the model in BEE.   […]

Voluntary Security Certification for IP Router & Wi-Fi CPE

NCCS has announced the issuance of Voluntary Security Certification (VSC) scheme for IP Routers and Wi-Fi CPEs with effect from September 1st, 2023. Under VSC, the Administrative Fee and Security Test Evaluation Fee payable to NCCS has been waived till further notice or 31st December, whichever is earlier. Interested OEMs can apply for VSC in […]

Ease of Implementing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Guidelines

CPCB has released certain amendments in the guidelines of EPR of Plastic Packaging from centralised EPR portal. The following amends in the guidelines shall reduce the difficulties/ hurdles while applying for EPR by Producer & PWP/recyclers. i)The validity date of EPR registration allotted to Plastic Waste processor (PWP) has been extended by one year. ii)There […]

PON Test Parameters

TEC has released a new notification updating the requirements of compliance for some of the PON Test Parameters. The details are as below-  Status of PON Parameters   Protocol Test for Any PON Interface is now exempted till 31-12-2023  Automatic Laser Shutdown (ALS) or Automatic Power Shutdown (APSD), compliance to this parameter is being accepted […]

Compulsory Registration of Electric Ceiling Type Fans, IS 374: 2019

A new quality control order has been released for Electric Ceiling Type Fans by the Ministry of Consumer and Industry. The implementation date of this order is from 9th Feb 2024. Till then, manufacturers can import the said product without BIS standard mark. However, post 9th Feb 2024, the products shall have BIS standard mark […]

No further extension to IS 1293: 2005

IS 1293: 2005 for Plugs and Socket-Outlets for Household and Similar Purposes of Rated Voltage up to and Including 250 Volt and Rated Current up to and Including 16 A is under mandatory BIS Certification as per ISI scheme.   The said standard was revised in 2019 and hence updated to new standard as IS 1293: […]

Self Certification of Solar Inverter

Self-Certification scheme of BIS Scheme for SPV Inverters has been extended by six months i.e., 31st December 2023. The step has been taken due to limitation of test facilities. Manufacturers should have valid IEC certificate and test report from accredited labs as per notified standard in order to import and sale in India. Product categories for […]