On April 27, 2022, India’s Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers published Quality Control Orders for eight chemicals, including 1,3-phenylenediamine, lauric acid, and acid oil. Target products must comply with each applicable Indian Standard and affix the “Standard Mark” based on the license granted by the Bureau of Indian Standards in Scheme I of Schedule II in the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018. Anyone who violates the provisions of the Orders will be punished under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016. These provisions do not apply to goods intended for export. The Orders shall enter into force 181 days after their publication.
|Product or articles||Indian Standard||Title of Indian Standard|
|1, 3 Phenylenediamine||IS17450:2020||1,3 Phenylenediamine — Specification|
|Lauric Acid||IS10931:1984||Lauric Acid — Specification|
|Acid Oil||IS12029:1986||Acid Oil-Specification|
|Palm Fatty Acids||IS12067:1987||Palm Fatty Acids — Specification|
|Rice Bran Fatty Acids||IS12068:1987||Rice Bran Fatty Acids — Specification|
|Coconut Fatty Acids||IS12069:1987||Coconut Fatty Acids — Specification|
|Rubberseed Fatty Acids||IS12124:1987||Rubberseed Fatty Acids — Specification|
|Hydrogenated Rice Bran Fatty Acids||IS12361:1988||Hydrogenated Rice Bran Fatty Acids — Specification|
- The Indian standard that must be complied with shall always be the latest version in force.
- For details on the scope of the Quality Control Order, refer to the applicable Indian Standard.
The original text of the Orders can be downloaded from the following URL (in Hindi and English).