BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator
Ganesh Nair
| Updated: Sep 15, 2022 | Category: BIS

BIS ISI Certification for cylinders, Valves and Regulators is mandatory for all manufacturers. Even though these products are essential to our kitchen, they are also very dangerous. In the past, there have been numerous instances where the loss of life and property occurred because of leaks and explosions. Hence it is necessary to ensure that these components have an ISI mark and BIS certification, as the BIS certification shall give the consumer the much-required sense of safety. This blog shall focus on BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulators.

Indian Standards applicable to BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

S.no   Product Indian Standards
1. Liquefied petroleum gas containers for automotive use IS 14899
2. Multifunction valve assembly for permanently fixed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) containers for automotive use IS 15100
3. Welded low carbon steel cylinders exceeding 5 litre Water capacity for low-pressure liquefiable gases Part 4 Cylinders for toxic and corrosive gases IS 3196 (Part 4)  
4. Welded low carbon steel gas cylinder exceeding 5-litre water capacity for low-pressure liquefiable gases Part1 Cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) IS 3196 (Part 1)
5. Welded low carbon steel gas cylinder exceeding 5-litre water capacity for low-pressure liquefiable gases Part 2 Cylinders for liquefiable gases other than LPG. IS 3196 (Part 2)
6. Valve fittings for compressed gas cylinders excluding liquefied petroleum gas cylinders IS 3224
7. Yoke Type Valve Connection for Small Medical Gas Cylinders IS 3745  
8. Welded low carbon steel cylinders for low-pressure liquefiable gases not exceeding 5-litre water capacity   IS 7142
9. Refillable Seamless steel gas cylinders Part1 Normalized steel cylinders IS 7285 (Part 1)
10. Refillable Seamless steel gas cylinders Part 2 Quenched and tempered steel cylinders with tensile strength less than 1100 MPa (112 kgf/mm2) IS 7285 (Part 2)  
11. Valve fittings for gas cylinder valves for use with breathing apparatus   IS 7302
12. Welded and seamless steel dissolved acetylene gas cylinders IS 7312
13.
Valve fittings for use with liquefied petroleum gas cylinders of more than 5-litre water capacity Part 2 Valve fittings for newly manufactured LPG cylinders  
IS 8737
14. Valve Fittings for Use with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinders up to and Including 5-Litre Water Capacity IS 8776
15. Low-pressure regulators for use with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) mixtures IS 9798

Documents for BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

The following documents are necessary for BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulators:

  • Name and address proof of the applicant
  • Name and address proof of the factory premises
  • Details of outsourcing (if any)
  • Layout plan of the factory
  • Map depicting the location of the factory
  • A detailed list of machinery at the plant
  • A complete list of Testing equipment at the facility
  • Calibration certificate of testing equipment
  • Copy of the third-party test reports
  • Letter of authorisation for Authorised Indian representative signed by the CEO under company’s letterhead
  • Details of authorised Indian representative (in case of foreign manufacturers)
  • Form for Authorised Indian representative (in case of foreign manufacturers)
  • Technical information about the products
  • Letter of consent signed by CEO of the company
  • Test reports from the BIS authorised labs
  • Undertakings of the test reports
  • Procedure to obtain BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

Procedure to obtain BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

The process to obtain BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulators is as follows:

  • The applicant must login to the Manak portal of BIS[1].
  • The applicant has to select the IS mark from the above-mentioned table.
  • The applicant should fill in the details of the factory, raw materials manufacturing process etc.
  • The applicant must provide the details about testing facilities. The applicant must ensure in-house testing facilities.
  • Once the steps mentioned above are completed. The BIS officer and an inspection team shall visit the factory premises.
  • The inspection team shall conduct an inspection of the product. They shall also go through the manufacturing process.
  • Next, the BIS officials shall draw out random samples from the factory for testing purposes.
  • The applicant has to get the product tested from a 3rd party BIS-authorised lab and attach the test reports to the application form.
  • After this process, the BIS officials will scrutinise the application form, and the documents will be cross-verified. BIS will also look into the test reports to ensure that product meets the standards. If satisfied with everything, the BIS shall issue BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator to the applicant.

Validity of BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

The BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator shall be valid for a minimum of one year, and this can be extended to two years at most. After the lapse of this period, the applicant shall have to file for the renewal of certification.

Penalty for improper use of BIS ISI Certification for Cylinder, Valves and Regulator

If the manufacturer is found misusing the ISI mark, counterfeiting the mark, or selling the product without the ISI mark, then shall be liable for a minimum of minimum ₹50,000 and imprisonment, which may extend to 1 year.

Conclusion

It is necessary for all the manufacturers of cylinders, valves and regulators. If the products are sold without proper ISI certification, then they shall attract hefty fines and imprisonment. If you want to get, your ISI certification process completed contact our experts at Swarit Advisors.

Read our Article:BIS ISI Certification for Water Heater

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Ganesh Nair

Ganesh Nair completed his graduation in law from IP university. He is an ardent researcher who has written various research papers and articles on contemporary legal issues. His keen interest in the field of research made him pursue a career in legal research. His core area of interest include Cyber, IPR and Finance laws.

 

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