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BIS Certification for Water Dispensers Due to New Quality Control Order (QCO) in India

8. February 2024

On October 23, 2023, the Indian government published a new Quality Control Order (QCO) for water dispensers. The affected standards refer to the ISI certification scheme (Scheme I) of the BIS certification. BIS-ISI certification is required for many different product groups such as electronics, household appliances, safety glass, etc.

The introduction of the BIS certification requirement is intended to improve the quality of water dispensers and give consumers confidence in the safety and reliability of these devices. The Ministry expects that the implementation of these measures will contribute to a safer and more regulated market for water dispensers, which is in line with the broader objective of ensuring consumer safety and well-being.

Starting on April 1, 2024, BIS certification will therefore also be mandatory for water dispensers.

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 certification, please refer to our free brochure “BIS Certification Made Easy“.

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About the author: Julian Busch is founder and managing director of MPR International GmbH
Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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