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New regulations for imports, DGFT Notification No 44/2000, 24-11-2000


Date: 24-11-2000
Notification No: DGFT Notification No 44/2000
Issuing Authority: DGFT  
Type: Notification
File No:
Subject: New regulations for imports
New regulations for imports

New regulations for imports

Notification No. 44 dated 24th November 2000

In exercise of the powers conferred under section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 1.3 and 4.1 of the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002 published on 31st March, 1997 (RE-98) as amended from time to time, namely-

2.���� The following shall be added after paragraph 4 of Chapter 1A: General notes regarding import policy, of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import items, 1997-2002:

�4.����� All such packaged products, which are subject to provisions of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977 when produced/ packed/ sold in domestic market, shall be subject to compliance of all the provisions of the said rules, when imported into India. The compliance of these shall be ensured before the import consignment of such commodities is cleared by Customs for home consumption. All pre-packaged commodities, imported into India, shall in particular carry the following declarations:

(a) Name and address of the importer;

(b) Generic or common name of the commodity packed;

(c)�� Net quantity in terms of standard unit of weights and measures. If the net quantity in the imported package is given in any other unit, its equivalent in terms of standard units shall be declared by the importer;

(d) Month and year of packing in which the commodity is manufactured or packed or imported;

(e)�� Maximum retail sale price at which the commodity in packaged form may be sold to the ultimate consumer. This price shall include all taxes local or otherwise freight transport charges, commission payable to dealers, and all charges towards advertising, delivery, packing, forwarding and the like, as the case may be.

5.������ A new Appendix V to Schedule I of ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002, shall be annexed as per Annexure �A� of this Notification.

6.������ Import of all the products as per Appendix V to Schedule I of the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002, shall be subject to compliance of the mandatory Indian Quality Standards as mentioned in column 2 of the said Annexure, which are also applicable to domestic goods. For compliance of this requirement, all manufactures/ exporters of these products to India, shall be required to register themselves with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).� (Check Policy Circular).

ANNEXURE A

Sl. No.

Applicable BIS Standards

Name of the products

1.

IS 1694

Tartrazine, Food grade

2.

IS 1695

Sunset Yellow FCF, Food grade

3.

IS 1697

Erythrosine, Food grade

4.

IS 1698

Indigo Carmine, Food grade

5.

IS 2558

Ponceau 4R, Food grade

6.

IS 2923

Carmoisine, Food grade

7.

IS 5346

Synthetic Food Colour preparation and mixtures

8.

IS 6022

Fast green FCF, Food grade

9.

IS 6406

Brillinant Blue FCF, Food grade

10.

IS 3827

Riboflavin

11.

IS 3841

B-Carotene

12.

IS 4446 (Pt. 1)

Chlorophyll, (Mg Complex)

13.

IS 4446 (Pt .2)

Chlorophyll, (Cu Complex)

14.

IS 6386

Beta-apo-8-carotenal, Food grade

15.

IS 6405

Centhaxanthine, Food grade

16.

IS 6797

Methyl ester of beta-apo-8-carotenoic acid

17.

IS 7260

Ethylester of bet-apo-8-carotenoic acid, Food grade

18.

IS 2557

Anmatto colour for food products

19.

IS 4447

Sodium benzoate, Food grade

20.

IS 4448

Benzoic Acid, Food grade

21.

IS 4467(Pt. 1)

Caramel (Plain)

22.

IS 4467(Pt. 2)

Caramel (Ammonia Process)

23.

IS 4467 (Pt. 3)

Caramel (Ammonia sulphite process)

24.

IS 4750

Sorbitol, Food grade

25.

IS 4751

Potassium meta-bisulphite, Food grade

26.

IS 4752

Sodium metabisulphie, Food grade

27.

IS 4818

Sorbic acid, Food grade

28.

IS 5191

Sodium alginate, Food grade

29.

IS 5306

Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Food grade

30.

IS 5342

Ascorbic acid, Food grade

31.

IS 5343

Butylated hydroxy-anixole, Food grade

32.

IS 5707

Agar, Food grade

33.

IS 5719

Gelatin, Food grade

34.

IS 6030

Sodium propionate, Food grade

35.

IS 6031

Calcium propionate, Food grade

36.

IS 6793

Fumaric acid, Food grade

37.

IS 7905

Calcium alginate, Food grade

38.

IS 7908

Sulphur dioxide, Food grade

39.

IS 7928

Alginic acid, Food grade

40.

IS 9504

Tartaric acid, Food grade

41.

IS 10563

Mineral Oil, Food grade

42.

IS 8356

Titanium dioxide, Food grade

43.

IS 9971

DL Lactic Acid, Food grade

44.

IS 1165

Milk powder

45.

IS 1166

Condensed Milk

46.

IS 1547

Infant milk foods

47.

IS 1656

Milk-cereal base weaning foods

48.

IS 11156

Infant formulae

49.

IS 269

33 Grade Ordinary Portland cement

50.

IS 455

Portland Slag cement

51.

IS 1489 (Pt.1 & Pt.2)

Portland pozzolana cement-Part I Flash based and Part 2 Calcined Clay based

52.

IS 3466

Masonry cement

53.

IS 6452

High alumina cement for structural use

54.

IS 6909

Supersulphated cement

55.

IS 8041

Rapid hardening Portland cement

56.

IS 8042

White Portland Cement

57.

IS 8043

Hydrophobic Portland cement

58.

IS 8112

43 Grade Ordinary Portland cement

59.

IS 8229

Oil well cement

60.

IS 12269

53 Grade Ordinary Portland cement

61.

IS 12330

Sulphate resisting Portland cement

62.

IS 12600

Low heat Portland cement

63.

IS 1161

Steel tubes for structural purposes

64.

IS 1239 (Pt. 1)

Mild steel tubes, tubular products and other wrought steel fittings: Part I Mild Steel Tubes

65.

IS 4270

Steel tubes used for water wells (upto 200 mm dia)

66.

IS 1342

Oil pressure stoves

67.

IS 2787

Multi-burner oil pressure stoves

68.

IS 10109

Oil pressure stove, offset burner type

69.

IS 418

Tungsten filament general service electric lamps (upto 100 W)

70.

IS 302 (Pt.2/ Sec 3)

Safety of household and similar electrical appliances �Electric Iron

71.

IS 302 (Pt.2/ Sec 30)

Safety of household and similar electrical appliances �Electric radiators

72.

IS 302 (Pt.2/ Sec. 201)

Safety of household and similar electrical appliances-Electric immersion water heater

73.

IS 302 (Pt.2/ Sec. 202)

Safety of household and similar electrical appliances-Electric stove

74.

IS 1293

3 pin plugs and socket outlets

75.

IS 3854

Switches for domestic and similar purposes

76.

IS 4949

2 Amp Switches for electric and similar purposes

77.

IS 277

Galvanized steel sheets (plain and corrugated)

78.

IS 279

Galvanized steel wire for telegraph and telephone purposes

79.

IS 280

Mild steel wire for general engineering purposes

80.

IS 432 (Pt. 1)

Mild steel and medium tensile steel bars

81.

IS 432 (Pt. 2)

Mild steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement

82.

IS 513

Cold rolled carbon steel sheets

83.

IS 1029

Hot rolled steel strips (baling)

84.

IS 1079

Hot rolled carbon steel sheet and strip

85.

IS 1148

Hot rolled steel rivet bars (upto 40 mm diameter) structural purposes

86.

IS 1149

High tensile steel rivet bars for structural purposes

87.

IS 1786

High strength deformed steel bars and wires for concrete reinforcement

88.

IS 1875

Carbon steel billets, blooms, slabs and bars forgings

89.

IS 1977

Structural steel (ordinary quality)

90.

IS 1990

Steel rivet and stay bars for boilers

91.

IS 2002

Steel plates for pressure vessels for intermediate and high temperature service including boilers

92.

IS 2062

Weldable structural steel

93.

IS 2830

Carbon steel billets, blooms and slab for re-rolling into structural steel (ordinary quality)

94.

IS 2831

Carbon steel billets, blooms and slab for re-rolling into structural steel (standard quality)

95.

IS 2879

Mild steel for metal are welding electrode core wire

96.

IS 3502

Steel chequered plates

97.

IS 3748

Tool and die steels

98.

IS 3930

Flame and induction hardening steels

99.

IS 4368

Alloy steel billets, blooms and slab for forging for general engineering purpose

100.

IS 4397

Cold rolled carbon steel strips for ball and roller bearing cages

101.

IS 4398

Cold-chromium steel for the manufacture of balls, rollers and bearing races

102.

IS 4430

Mould steels

103.

IS 4431

Carbon and carbon-manganese free cutting steel

104.

IS 4432

Case hardening steels

105.

IS 4882

Low carbon steel wire for rivets for use in bearing industry

106.

IS 5489

Carbureting steel for use in bearing industry

107.

IS 5517

Steels for hardening and tempering

108.

IS 5518

Steel for die blocks for drop forging

109.

IS 5522

Stainless steel sheets and strips for utensils

110.

IS 1989 (Pt.1)

Leather safety boots and shoes for miners

111.

IS� 2512

Miners� cap lamp batteries (Lead acid type)

112.

IS 1855

Standard steel wire ropes for winding and man-riding haulages in mines

113.

IS 2148

Flameproof enclosures for electrical apparatus

114.

IS 2925

Industrial safety helmets

115.

IS 3196 (Pt.1)

Welded low carbon steel gas cylinder exceeding 5 litre water capacity for low pressure liquefiable gases: Pt 1 Cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

116.

IS 3196 (Pt.2)

Welded low carbon steel gas cylinder exceeding 5 litre water capacity for low pressure liquefiable gases: Pt 2 Cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

117.

IS 3224

Valve fittings for compressed gas cylinder excluding liquefied petroleum gas cylinders

118.

IS 3745

Yoke type value connections for small medical gas cylinders

119.

IS 7142

Welded low carbon steel gas cylinder for low pressure liquefiable gases not exceeding 5 litre water capacity

120.

IS 7285

Seamless steel cylinders for permanent and high pressure liquefiable gases

121.

IS 7302

Valve fittings for gas cylinder valves for use with breathing apparatus

122.

IS 7312

Welded and seamless steel dissolved acetylene gas cylinders

123.

IS 7680

Welded and seamless steel dissolved gas cylinders for ammonia

124.

IS 7681

Welded and seamless steel dissolved gas cylinders for chlorine gas

125.

IS 7682

Welded and seamless steel dissolved gas cylinders for methyl bromide gas

126.

IS 8737

Valve fitting for use with liquefied petroleum gas cylinder for more than 5 litre water capacity: Pt 2 Valve fitting for newly manufactured LPG cylinders

127.

IS 8776

Valve fitting for use with liquefied petroleum gas cylinder up to and including 5 litre water capacity

128.

IS 3470

Hexane, Food grade

129.

IS 8144

Multipurpose dry batteries

130.

IS 7620 (Pt.1)

Diagnostic Medical X-Ray Equipment

131.

IS 14625

Plastic Feeding Bottles

132

IS13428: 1998

Packaged Natural Mineral Water

133

IS14543: 1998

Packaged Drinking Water (Other than Packaged Natural Mineral Water)

 

       


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