BIS Revises Standards On Surgical Instruments And Dentistry

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has revised certain standards on Thoracic Surgery Instruments And Dentistry. These notifications were published on June 26, 2024. All these standards were established on June 6, 2024 and their previous versions will be withdrawn from September 6, 2024.

New Safety Standards Introduced for Electric Vehicles in India

BIS has introduced two new standards, IS 18590: 2024 and IS 18606: 2024, focusing on the critical components of EVs – the powertrain (motor, transmission) and batteries. The standards mandate stringent safety requirements to ensure reliable and secure operation.

BIS Revises Concessions for Various Licensing and Certification Fees

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has issued a notification revising concessions concessions in respect of all types of specified notified fees, except for application fee for grant of licence or certificate of conformity and those collected on actuals. It has extends a concession of 20% for micro enterprises. For micro-scale enterprises, an 80% concession on fee payable will be applicable until May 31, 2026, while for small-scale enterprises, a 50% concession on fee payable will be applicable until the same date.

Bottled Water Dispensers (Quality Control) Order, 2024 

All bottled water dispensers must adhere to the specifications outlined in the Indian Standard IS 17681:2022, titled “Bottled Water Dispensers.” To ensure compliance, dispensers must display the the Standard Mark, obtained through a Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) license.

Precision Roller and Bush Chains Quality Control Order, 2024

Precision Roller and Bush Chains, Attachments and Associated Chains Sprockets must comply with either IS 2403:2014 (Indian Standard) or ISO 606:2004 (International Standard). Products must also bear the Standard Mark, obtained through a Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) license following the prescribed process.

BIS Withdraws 47 Indian Standards

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has withdrawn several standards effective from May 10, 2024. This notification was dated May 28, 2024. These standards include Dielectric Capacitors, Resistors, Semiconductor Devices, Electromechanical Switches for Use in Electronic Equipment, etc.

BIS Withdraws Several Standards From April 22nd, 2024

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has withdrawn several standards effective from April 22, 2024. This notification was dated May 7, 2024. These standards include Code of Practice for Use of Electron Valves, Basic Environmental Testing Procedures for Electronic and Electrical Items, Specification for Equipment for Environmental Tests for Electronic and Electrical Items, etc.