Global Market Access: India

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
​Voltage 230V (Single Phase); 400V (Three Phase)
​Frequency 50Hz
​Manual Language Hindi/English
​Plug Type C/D/M

India Conformity Requirements

CATEGORIES

Electrical Safety

REGULATORY AGENCY

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

REGULATIONS

  • The ISI Mark, or Standard Mark, is issued by BIS under its certification scheme.
  • ISI certification* is a self-regulation scheme. The scheme itself is voluntary; however, the Government has enforced mandatory certification on various products.
  • While BIS grants licences on application, the enforcement of compulsory certification is done by the notified authorities – in this case, officers appointed by State Government/Central Government.
  • Compliance with ISO Guide 28 and 65.

GUIDELINES

  • A local representative is required.

Standard procedure for ISI certification:

  • Submit application with essential
    documents to BIS.
  • Factory inspection by BIS officer.
  • Sample picking in factory for independent testing.
  • Grant of license.
  • The simplified procedure for ISI certification** requires a submission application with test reports issued by BIS approved test laboratories.
  • Applicable Product Categories

    Product categories requiring ISI certification include:

    • Cables
    • Electric irons
    • Electric stoves
    • Circuit breakers
    • Electric lamps
    • Switches
    • Electric immersion water heaters
    • Electric radiators
    • Etc.

    A full list of product categories may be found at www.bis.org.in/cert/man.pdf . To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

    Testing Partners Solutions

    Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Indian requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.
    Testing Partners is also able to support manufacturers in attaining the voluntary S Mark under the Safety Certification Scheme operated by STQC.

    * Certification procedure and submission requirements differ between foreign manufacturers and Indian importers.
    ** The simplified procedure is not granted to some items under mandatory certification and all first-time licenses for any product.

    Electrical Safety

    REGULATORY AGENCY

    Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY)

    REGULATIONS

    • The Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) covers 30 types of electronics and information technology goods.
    • The registered users should use the Standard Mark along with Registration number and IS No.
    • Any device with an integrated display screen may present the required labelling information including BIS “Standard Mark” electronically in lieu of a physical label or nameplate on the product.

    GUIDELINES

    • A local representative is required.

    CRS procedure:

  • Testing in BIS recognized laboratory.
  • Submit application to BIS.
  • Grant of registration.
  • Applicable Product Categories

    Product categories requiring BIS registration include:

    • Amplifiers (I/P power >2000W)
    • Automated data processing machines
    • Cash registers
    • Copying machines / duplicators
    • DC or AC supplied electronic control gear for LED modules
    • Electronic clock with mains power
    • Electronic games (video)
    • Electronic music system (I/P >200W)
    • Fixed general purpose LED luminaires
    • Laptops / notebooks / tablets
    • LCD / LED / plasma TVs (>32”)
    • Luminaires (floodlight)
    • Mail processing / postage machines / franking machines
    • Microwave ovens
    • Mobile phones
    • Optical disc players with in-built amplifier (I/P power >200W)
    • Passport readers
    • Point of sale terminals
    • Power adaptors for audio, video & similar electronic apparatus
    • Power adaptors for IT equipment
    • Power banks for use in portable applications
    • Printer / plotters
    • Scanner
    • Sealed secondary cells / batteries containing alkaline or other non-acidic electrolyte for use in portable applications
    • Self – ballasted LED lamps for general lighting services
    • Set-top boxes
    • Smart card readers
    • Telephone answering machines
    • UPS / invertors of rating < 5 KVA
    • Visual display unit, video monitors (>32”)
    • Wireless keyboards

    To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

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    Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Indian requirements and obtaining the necessary approvals.

    Telecom & Wireless : Resume the work here

    REGULATORY AGENCY

    Federal Institute of Telecommunication (IFETEL)

    REGULATIONS

    • All products that use a frequency to transmit and/or receive signals and all telecom products that connect to the PSTN or public network must be certified by IFETEL.
    • All products approved under the IFETEL Scheme should be labelled as follows:
      • For products with on-board/integrated radios: “IFETEL: xxxxxxxxxxxxx”
      • For host products containing approved modules: “This product contains an Approved module, Model No. xxxx, IFETEL No. xxxxxxxxxxxxx”

    GUIDELINES

    • A local representative is required.
    • In-country testing is performed in EMA accredited laboratories.
    • Two samples of the following are required: Cables, power source, movable antenna, amplifier, testing software including procedures, technical specifications, installation and operation manuals.
    • Certification of a family of models is not allowed. Testing, certification and IFETEL registration is required for each product and model.

    Applicable Product Categories

    Approval is required for:

    • All telecommunication equipments including wireless products

    To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

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    Energy Efficiency

    REGULATORY AGENCY

    The National Commission For the Efficient use of Energy (CONUEE)

    REGULATIONS

    Energy Consumption:

    • CONUEE approved the catalogue of equipment and devices in relation to which manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers must provide energy consumption information in 2017. The information included must be in a clear and concise manner and must consist of:
      • Unit of energy consumption for operating time;
      • Type of energy or energy used in units of measurement unless, due to the nature of the product, the type of energy is clearly identifiable;
    • Quantity of the good, product or service of the equipment per unit of energy consumed where applicable.

    Maximum Limits of Electrical Power:

    • After 20 September 2014, all devices covered by the NOM-032-ENER-2013 will start to be certified in accordance with the NOM.

    GUIDELINES

    • Products are rated based on the percentage of energy savings relative to the energy consumption, or maximum limits of electrical power according to NOM standards.

    Applicable Product Categories

    Energy consumption information must be provided for these equipment and appliances:

    • Amplifier
    • Boiler
    • Commercial/domestic coffee machine
    • Industrial washer center
    • Industrial water pump
    • Mixer, etc.

    Product categories that require mandatory maximum limits of electrical power:

    • Audio playback equipment
    • Digital TV adapters
    • Image reproduction equipment, including printers, scanners, fax machines, copiers and multifunctionals
    • Microwave ovens
    • Television set-top boxes
    • Televisions
    • Video or home theater equipment in DVD or Blu-ray formats

    To determine if a particular product is subject to the above regulations, please contact us.

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    Testing Partners has the experience and capability to support manufacturers in attaining compliance with Mexican requirements and obtaining the necessary approval.

    Testing Partners can also support manufacturers in obtaining voluntary endorsement labels.

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