MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) has notified a Quality Control Order to make ISI Mark mandatory for Steel Wires or Strands Nylon or Wire Ropes and Wire Mesh to make ISI Mark mandatory.
Date of Implementation of Mandatory BIS Certification
As mentioned in Quality Control Order (QCO), it shall come into force on the expiry of six months from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette.
ISI Mark Certification for Steel Wires or Strands Nylon or Wire Ropes and Wire Mesh
Now, after 6 months from the date of publication of this notification, ISI Mark will be mandatory for these products. After 6 months manufacturers of these products Steel Wires or Strands Nylon or Wire Ropes and Wire Mesh must have BIS Certification under the Bureau of Indian Standards and they are not allowed to sell their products in the market without BIS Certification.
QCO is applied for the goods or articles specified in the Table:
|Goods or articles
|Title of Indian Standard
|Steel Wires or Strands, Nylon or Wire Ropes and Wire Mesh
|Steel Wire Ropes for General Engineering Purposes
|Steel Wire Suspension Ropes for Lifts, Elevators and Hoists
|Stranded steel wire ropes for winding and man –riding haulages in mines
|Steel Wire Rope for haulage
|Hot Dip Galvanized Stay Strand
|Wire Ropes Used in Oil Wells and Oil Well Drilling
|Braided Nylon Ropes for Mountaineering Purposes
|Galvanized Steel Barbed Wire for Fencing
|Mechanically Woven, Double- Twisted, Hexagonal Wire Mesh Gabions, Revet Mattresses and Rock Fall Netting and Other Rock Fall Netting and Other Products for Civil Engineering Purposes (Galvanized Steel Wire or Galvanized Steel Wire with polymer coating)
You can see the full QCO here.
How to get BIS Certification?
However, BIS certification has now become mandatory for these products, but you do not need to worry, Induce India as one of the best BIS consultancies in India is here to assist you with the help of experts to obtain your BIS Certification with ease as per the guidelines of Bureau of Indian Standards.
What is Process for BIS Certification for Steel Wires or Strands, Nylon or Wire Ropes, and Wire Mesh
Obtaining ISI Mark Certification for your product includes a series of steps and compliance with specific guidelines set by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Here is the process for ISI Mark Certification for E Steel Wires or Strands, Nylon or Wire Ropes and Wire Mesh:
For ISI mark license basically needs two types of documents
- General Company KYC like:
- premises document
- company reg. Documents like MOA, AOA/Partnership deed/ LLP register
- Udyam registration (MSME)
- GST copy
- Technical Documents –
You will need some technical documents like:
- Testing facility details
- manufacturer facility details
- process flowchart
- product drawing
- raw material TC. etc
- INSTALLATION OF IN-HOUSE LABORATORY
It is the most important and complicated step. To apply in the BIS, a manufacturer needs to install testing facilities to control their product quality. It is a mandatory requirement to get a BIS license, these details need technical expertise to identify the testing requirement of the product and least count, range, and size of equipment.
- SAMPLE TESTING
Manufacturer needs to figure out their scope of license and grade/variety of products. On the basis of license scope, they have tested their sample with BIS lab.
- SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
After receiving the report installation of lab equipment to BIS final application will be submitted.
- NOMINATION OF OFFICER
The head of a department will nominate an officer to check the application.
In case of an incomplete application, the officer will raise the query and they may send closer notice
An audit will be conducted at the factory premises. The audit officer will verify
- Manufacturing process
- Manufacturing Facility
- Test facility
- Test process
- Raw material
- Competency of OCT etc.
7. Grant of ISI Mark Certification:
If audit is satisfactory means your product samples have successfully passed the required testing, and your manufacturing facilities and quality management system meet the necessary standards, the license shall be granted within 5-10 days. The ISI mark can then be affixed to your certified products, indicating compliance with the Indian Standard.
Mandatory BIS certification for Steel Wires or Strands, Nylon or Wire Ropes, and Wire Mesh is essential to ensure the quality and safety of these products. Obtaining BIS certification not only facilitates market access but also provides a competitive advantage and peace of mind to manufacturers and consumers alike.
It’s often beneficial to consult with BIS Consultants, such as INDUCE INDIA, to navigate the complex certification process effectively.
These consultants can provide guidance, and assistance with documentation, and help you understand the specific requirements of the ISI certification process, ensuring that your application is complete and meets all necessary criteria. For more information feel free to contact us call at +91-7503304082 or email at [email protected]