On December 10, 2020, India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry published the “Refrigerating Appliances (Quality Control) Order, 2020”. The draft of the order was notified to WTO-TBT on November 4, and a 30-day comment period was held. The order will enter into force on January 1, 2021
- Goods or articles specified in the table shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard as specified in the said table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a licence from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as per the Scheme I of Schedule II of the “Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018”. Provided that nothing in this Order shall apply to goods or articles meant for export.
|Goods or articles||Indian Standard||Tile of Indian Standard|
|Household refrigerating appliance – Refrigerators with or without low temperature||IS 1476 (Part1):
|Performance of household refrigerating appliance – Refrigerators with or without low temperature compartment: Part 1 energy consumption and performance|
|Freezers||IS 7872: 2018||Freezers- Specification|
|Household frost – Free
Refrigerating appliances – Refrigerators cooled by internal forced air circulation
|IS 15750:2006||Household frost – Free refrigerating appliances – Refrigerators cooled by internal forced air circulation – Characteristics and test methods – Specification|
The Indian Standards that must be complied with shall be the latest version in force at all times.
The order can be downloaded from the following URL.