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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BIRTH OF IEC 62368-1

Demands of today’s customers have no boundaries when the talk is about technology. Manufactures are increasingly challenged to create products that are efficient, innovative and also certified with highest safety standards. This creates a challenge for the safety standard to keep pace with the new products and technology as well. The established safety standards for […]

CRO: Harbinger of Indian Electronics and IT Industry

Background of CRO BIS a standardizing body incorporated in 1986 since then BIS has shown active involvement to develop international standards by putting India’s viewpoints effectively keeping our trade interest in mind. Which results into formulation of Harmonized Indian standards under dual numbering scheme. BIS also developed indigenous standards too. BIS is among the founding […]

Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

The penalty may be five times the cost of the jewelry and the imprisonment up to one year. Consumer Affairs Minister, Ramvilas Paswan announced that no jeweler will be allowed to sell     gold ornaments without hallmark from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) from 15th January 2021. The Minister said that hallmarking will benefit the […]

BIS in Action- Conducts raid in LED Manufacturing Unit 

BIS registration certificate is mandatory for 49 electrical and electronic products falling under compulsory registration Scheme of BIS. Use of non-compliant product is illegal as they have not undergone the prescribed tests for safety according to notified Indian Standards. No person is supposed to manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which […]