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Global Certification Technical Update

March 2019

March 2019 Updates

India

India Postponement of Registration by BIS for Certain Products Notified by MNRE

Effective January 4, 2019

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a gazette postponing the mandatory BIS registration of some products. The gazette is as below and also can be accessed via PDF here.

India Notification No. 50/2015-2020 Import Policy under Electronics and IT Goods under Schedule I

Effective January 8, 2019

Import policy for Electronics and IT Goods will be allowed subject to:

  • Registration with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • Exemption letter from MeitY for a specific consignment

See PDF Here.

India (BIS) Notification of Coming New Standards for Secondary Cells and Batteries for Portable Applications

Method of Compliance: BIS has not posted any guidelines presently on how to migrate to the new standard.

No., Year and Title of the Indian Standards Established Date of Establishment No., Year and Title of the Indian Standards to be Cancelled, if any Date of cancellation
IS 16046 (Part 1) : 2018/IEC 62133-1 : 2017 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 Part 1 Nickel Systems (Second Revision) 12 July 2018 IS 16046 : 2015/IEC 62133 : 2012 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 (First Revision) 11 July 2019
IS 16046 (Part 2) : 2018/IEC 62133- 2 : 2017 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 Part 2 Lithium Systems (Second Revision) 12 July 2018 IS 16046 : 2015/IEC 62133 : 2012 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 (First Revision) 11 July 2019
IS 16047 (Part 3) : 2018/ IEC 61960- 3 : 2017 Secondary Cells and Batteries Containing Alkaline or Other Non-Acid Electrolytes ─ Secondary Lithium Cells and Batteries for Portable Applications Part 3 Prismatic and Cylindrical Lithium Secondary Cells, and Batteries Made From Them (First Revision) 12 July 2018 IS 16047 : 2012/IEC 61960 : 2011 Secondary Cells and Batteries Containing Alkaline or Other Non-Acid Electrolytes ─ Secondary Lithium Cells and Batteries for Portable Applications 12 July 2018
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