On July 2, 2020, India’s Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers published the following quality control orders. These orders will come into force on the expiry of one hundred and eighty days from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
|Legislation No.||Goods or articles||Indian Standard||Title of Indian Standard|
|S.O. 2182(E).||n-Butyl Acrylate||IS 14709:1999||Specification for n- Butyl Acrylate|
|S.O. 2183(E).||Ether||IS 336:1973||Specification for Ether|
|S.O. 2184(E).||Ethylene Glycol||IS 5295:1985||Specification for Ethylene Glycol|
|S.O. 2185(E).||Terephthalic Acid||IS 15030:2001||Specification for Terephthalic Acid|
|S.O. 2186(E).||Toluene||IS 537:2011||Specification for Toluene|
The Indian Standards that must be complied with shall be the latest version in force at all times.
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”
Also the implementation date of the orders for Acetic Acid, Methanol and Aniline was amended to November 3, 2020.
These orders can be downloaded from the following URL (in Hindi and English)
n-Butyl Acrylate (Quality Control) Order, 2020
Ether (Quality Control) Order, 2020
Ethylene Glycol (Quality Control) Order, 2020
Terephthalic Acid (Quality Control) Order, 2020
Toluene (Quality Control) Order, 2020