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India (BIS) – Extension of Implementation Date of Amendments to IS and Revised IS

April 2020

April 2020 Updates


India (BIS) – Extension of Implementation Date of Amendments to IS and Revised IS

Effective March 27, 2020 

Central Mark Department III released the announcement on the following subjects.

a) Extension of implementation date of amendments to IS

b) Extension of implementation date of revised IS

All the cases of concurrent running whose last date of implementation is March 1, 2020 and beyond has been given an extension of 90 days from the last date of implementation. All other provisions of implementation laid down in the relevant circular of CMD II and CMD III shall remain the same.

The standards mainly affected are:

IS No Name of the Product Concurrent Running Up to Extension Up To
IS 16046: 2015

2018(Part 1): 2018

2018(Part 2): 2018

Secondary Cells and Batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes – Safety requirements for portable sealed secondary cells and for batteries made from them, for use in portable applications  

September 30, 2020


December 29, 2020

IS 1293:2005

IS 1293:2019

Plugs and socket outlets for household and similar purposes of rated voltage up to and including 250V and rated current up to and including 16A  

July 25, 2020


October 23, 2020


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