India India publishes Quality Control Order for flat transparent sheet glass

On February 18, 2020, India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry published the “Flat Transparent Sheet Glass (Quality Control) Order, 2020”. This order will come into force with effect from August 17, 2020.

Goods or articles specified in the table below 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”

This order does not apply to the goods or articles meant for export.

Sl.No. Goods or articles Indian Standard Title of Indian Standard
1. Flat Transparent Sheet Glass IS 2835: 1987 Flat Transparent Sheet Glass –Specification

The Indian Standards that must be complied with shall be the latest version in force at all times.

The Bureau is the certifying and enforcement authority for the goods or articles specified.

The “Flat Transparent Sheet Glass (Quality Control) Order, 2020” can be downloaded from the following URL (in Hindi and English)

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