ISI mark

ISI mark|registration services|How to Apply| India 2020

ISI stands for the Indian Standards Institute a body set up in 1947, to create standards needed for orderly commercial growth and quality in industrial products. However after functioning for couple of years Indian government decided to bring a couple of changes in the standardization process. Hence in the year 1986, came the new and stronger body for the standardization of Indian industrial products known as Bureau of India Standards {BIS], which than took over ISI. But the term ISI continues to be used for assurance that certain product confirm to the quality standard set up by the government. BIS allot the ISI mark to any product as third party guarrantte after ensuring its quality, efficiency and reliability.

The BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) has changed its objective from testing to industrial products, and it currently aims at satisfying the consumers and also undertakes various quality certification activities. The use of ISI mark is mandatory and voluntary for certain products. There are 16 broad categories of products including textiles, automobile components, packaged water, food, plastic products and electronics BIS has laid down standards. BIS is authorized by a legislation of 1986 to offer products certification.

How to apply for the ISI mark registration?

Any manufacturer and business owner who feels confident enough that his product has the ability to meet the BIS standards can apply for the certification in two ways:-

  • Submitting an application at nearest BIS office. A BIS officer will then visit your manufacturing unit to inspect for the quality of product capability of the product to evaluate the quality standards. If the sample evaluation is satisfactory and passes the test, a license is granted and the manufacturer can use the ISI mark.
  • The manufacturer provides test reports to BIS it gets the product tested in the bureau lab’s and gets the documents certified independently.

Key benefits of ISI registration

To build the credibility and quality of your product

It helps businesses and organizations to be more efficient and increase customer satisfaction

Being ISI certificate gives you an edge over your competitors with a positive impact on your customers that you follow the standards set by BIS body

ISI mark registration works as health safeguard for the users.

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Types of ISI marks

  • ISI 14899: Liquid Petroleum gas containers and for automotive use
  • ISI 12330: Sulphate resisting Portland cement
  • ISI 12600: Low heat and Portland cement
  • ISI 1246: Residual current operated circuit breaker for the household and similar uses
  • ISI 8144: Multi-purpose dry batteries
  • ISI 1165: Milk powder
  • ISI 7904: High carbon steel wire rods

Documents required for ISI registration

  • Name of the firm
  • Certification certificate of the company
  • PAN card
  • Adhar card of the directors of the company
  • Business registration proof
  • Telephone Bills/ Electricity Bills
  • Rent agreement if property is in on rent
  • Bank Statement
  • Copy of test Reports
  • List of the machinery used and manufacturing products

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