Acetic Acid (Quality Control) Order, 2019

Aug 06, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Commercial Compliance

The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizer on August 05, 2019, has published the Acetic Acid (Quality Control) Order, 2019.

Compulsory use of Standard Mark: Acetic Acid shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard IS 695 : 1986 and shall bear the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018:

Provided that nothing in this Order shall apply in relation to Acetic Acid, meant for export, which conform to the specification required by the foreign buyer.

Certification and enforcement: In respect of the Acetic Acid, the BIS shall be the authority to certify and enforce conformity to the Standard Mark under this Order. In addition, District Industries Centre in the Department of Industries of the State Government shall also be the enforcing authority.


Goods or article

Indian Standard

Title of Indian Standard




Acetic Acid

IS 15573 : 2018

Specification for Acetic Acid

This Order shall come into force on the one hundred and eighty-first day from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

[Order No. S.O. 2791(E)]


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