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BIS Certification: A New Mandate for Plywood and Wooden Flush Door Shutters in India

1. December 2023

In a recent communication from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the central government of India has highlighted the importance of quality control in the plywood industry. This step is taken after consultation with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which is responsible for the BIS certification for manufacturers of these and other products and also manages the ISI Mark.

The Plywood and Wooden Flush Door Shutters (Quality Control) Order, 2023 stipulates that the goods or items contained must comply with the associated Indian standard. In addition, they should bear the ISI mark of the BIS. Any breach of this order will result in sanctions under the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016.

This Regulation shall enter into force six months after the date of its official announcement on August 29, 2023. However, separate provisions have been made for small and micro enterprises defined in the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Act. For small enterprises, the regulation will take effect nine months after its notification, and for micro-enterprises, twelve months.

Further information on the ISI Mark or BIS certificate can be found on our website.

If you are interested in understanding what requirements are needed for your product to be imported into India, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or phone (Europe: +49-69-271 37 69 261, US: +1 773 654-2673). There is no cost or obligation for us to check for you. If a certification need is discovered we can provide a quotation to make sure that all your certification needs are covered.

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For more information about BIS CRS registration and BIS ISI Certification, please refer to our free brochure “BIS Certification Made Easy“.

MPR Author

About the author: Verena Numssen is managing director of MPR International GmbH
Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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