June 1, 2020
By: Kongpob Rattanakornkun, India Regulatory Program Expert
According to the notification in the Official Gazette of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on April 1, 2020, additional product categories will be mandatory under the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS). Two additional lighting products, as shown below table, are mentioned in this notification that shall comply with the Indian Standard (IS) and Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) program within six months from the date of publication of this notification. The enforcement date would be on Oct. 1, 2020.
|Product Category||Indian Standard Number||Title of Indian Standard|
|Standalone LED Modules for General Lighting||IS 16103: Part 1: 2012||
|Lighting Chain (Rope Lights)||IS 10322: Part 5 Section 9: 2017*||Luminaries: Part 5 Particular Requirements Section 9 Rope Lights|
How UL can help:
The in-country test report under the applicable IS is required for the CRS. Our global footprint and dedicated India laboratory for the testing of lighting products can help you achieve compliance and market access faster.