Monthly Archives: June 2020

India’s toy import policy and the recent Quality Control Order, 2020

Toys safety Safety and quality are fundamental concerns for all consumers, but particularly for parents who buy toys and other products related to children. Considering the fact that toys is an important and fun part of every child’s social, behavioural and cognitive development. It is imperative that not only the industry, but government should also […]

Importance of Plugs & Sockets and it’s mandatory BIS certification

Importance of electrical safety Seldom do people think about the electrical sockets to which the electrical and electronics equipment’s are meant to be plugged.  How many times do we check about the type of sockets we are having in our places or the plug types of the equipment we are purchasing from the market. We […]

Trademark and important Legal Provisions for BIS

What is a Trademark? A mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others. Trademark signifies the origin or source of product not the quality of product. Trademark is a type of intellectual property to foster consumer trust, economic growth. The […]

Legal Metrology Certification For IR Thermometers

Introduction The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has caused the sudden surge in the import numbers of the IR thermometer. Measuring body temperature has become important way to screen a large number of people at airports, malls, offices, hotels as well as in communities. These thermometers are held 3 to 20 cm away from the patient […]

IEC 62368-1: Introduction (The International Safety Standard For A/V and IT Equipment’s)

A decade ago, it was quite easy to distinguish between the Information technology (IT), audio-visual (AV) and communication products. It was easy to determine the product category and the purpose of the product. But with the advancement and convergence of technology and change in the lifestyle, the market of multimedia devices is rapidly changing and […]