Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology added product categories under Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012

Apr 08, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on April 01, 2020, has issued a Notification in order to include several products to the Schedule of the Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012.

The following products are inserted, namely:-

1. Standalone LED Modules for General Lighting, IS 16103: Part 1: 2012, LED modules for general lighting: Part 1 safety requirements

2. Lighting Chain (Rope Lights), IS 10322: Part 5 Section 9: 2017, Luminaries: Part 5 Particular Requirements Section 9 Rope Light

3. Keyboard, IS 13252: Part 1 :2010, Information technology equipment - safety part 1 general requirements

4. Induction Stove, IS 302: Part 2: Section 6: 2009, Safety of household and similar electrical appliances: part 2 particular requirements, section 6 cooking ranges, hobs, ovens and similar appliances

5. Automatic Teller Cash dispensing machines, IS 13252 Part 1 :2010, Information technology equipment - safety part 1 general requirements

6. USB Type External Hard Disk Drive, IS 13252 Part 1 :2010, Information technology equipment - safety part 1 general requirements

7. Wireless Headphone and Earphone, IS 616: 2017, Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus-safety requirements

8. USB Type External SolidState Storage Devices (above 256 GB capacity), IS 13252 Part 1 :2010, Information technology equipment - safety part 1 general requirements

9. Electronic Musical System with input power below 200 Watts, IS 616: 2017, Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus-safety requirements

10. Standalone Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) with output voltage 48 V (max), IS 13252 Part 1 :2010, Information technology equipment - safety part 1 general requirements

11. Television other than Plasma/ LCD/LED TVs, IS 616: 2017, Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus-safety requirements

12. Rice Cooker, IS 302: Part 2: Section 15: 2009, safety of household and similar electrical appliances: part 2 particular requirements: section 15 appliances for heating liquids

The provisions of the Order, 2012 shall apply on the product categories added by virtue of this Order to the schedule of the said Order on the expiry of six months from the date of publication of this notification in the official Gazette.

A transition period of 3 months from the date of coming into effect of the Order for the particular product category, would be available to the representative of the foreign manufacturing unit having liaison office or branch office located in India for affixing Standard Mark at the ports which are already having unique registration number from the Bureau for clearance of goods from customs for all the product categories.

[Notification No. S.O. 1236(E)]


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