India India Promulgates Quality Chemical Order Drafts of Eight Chemicals

India Promulgates Quality Chemical Order Drafts of Eight Chemicals

On September 13, 2023, India's Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers notified WTO/TBT of draft quality control orders on eight chemicals: anhydrous ammonia, ethylene oxide, captafol, industrial urea, monocrotophos, sodium cyanide, toluene0-diisocyanate, and calcined alumina. These chemicals are expected to be added to Scheme II of Schedule II under the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018, which are required to obtain certification for the import and sale of the chemicals. There will be a 60-day public comment period on these draft quality control orders, which will come into force six months after their official promulgation.


Below are the names of quality control orders for each chemical substances, as well as their Indian Standard number and title.

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AOKI Kenji

Senior Consultant, EnviX Ltd.
General Director, E&H Consulting Co., Ltd.

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Expertise in EHS (environment, health and safety) consulting in ASEAN region.
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- Chemical regulations consulting


MSc in Earth Science, The University of Tokyo

AOKI Kenji