ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES

The BIS Standard Mark (ISI Mark) is a quality mark and also has established its brand image for more than six decades as the consumer is always inclined towards quality products. Therefore, the consumer as well as the organized purchaser prefers ISI Marked products. With the growing popularity of ISI mark, instances of misuse of ISI Mark are also on the rise as the unscrupulous manufacturers are trying to cheat the consumers by use of Standard Mark (ISI Mark) without obtaining the licence from BIS.  

BIS carries out enforcement activity to curb the use of Standard Mark or its imitation by unscrupulous traders and manufacturers not holding valid BIS license. Such action also helps consumers from being misled about quality of products that are marked with the BIS Standard Mark. Enforcement raids, which include search and seizure operations are carried out against traders and manufacturers on the basis of intelligence collected regarding misuse of the Standard Mark and where required, prosecution cases are filed in court of law.

1. Genuine ISI Mark   Top

The BIS Standard Mark (ISI Mark) is a quality mark and also has established its brand image for more than Six decades as the consumer is always inclined towards quality products. Therefore, the consumer as well as the organized purchaser prefers ISI Marked products. With the growing demand of ISI marked products, the instance of misuse of ISI Mark is also on the rise as the unscrupulous manufacturers are trying to cheat the consumers by marking products with ISI Mark without obtaining the valid licence from BIS. The Genuine ISI mark is look like this

ARE YOU AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING?

STANDARD MARK

Licences to use the standard Mark, the familiar Mark, on large number of products are granted to manufacturers under the Certification Mark Scheme operated under the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986. The Standard Mark for every product is unique and is notified in the Gazette of India.

LICENCE NUMBER

Licence number (a seven digit number, represented as CM/L --------) is also given along with the Standard Mark. This helps in identifying the unit which has manufactured the product at a specific location.

WHAT DOES IT CONVEY?

Conveys that the product carrying the Mark conforms to the relevant Indian Standard certified by BIS.

 

2.  Spurious ISI Mark   Top

If you encounter any below ISI marking on the product purchased:

Like As per IS.......

Fitted with ISI......

As per ISS

OR

COLOURABLE IMITATION OF ISI MONOGRAM

If you found above marking on the product, you are purchasing a fake ISI marked product, please inform us at

 

Dy Director General (Consumer Affairs)
Bureau of Indian Standards
Room No. 550, Manakalaya,
9, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi-110002.
ddgca@bis.gov.in Telefax: 011 23236584


OR

Head (Consumer Affairs Department)
Bureau of Indian Standards
Room No. 560, Mankalaya,
9, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi-110002.
Email: cad@bis.gov.in
Complaint on Web at http://www.bis.org.in/


OR

Through email on id: complaints@bis.gov.in


OR

On Mobile application

OR

 You can contact the local branch office for the same.

(The identity of the complainant will be kept strictly confidential)

ARE YOU A MANUFACTURER ENGAGED IN PUTTING (ISI MARK) ON YOUR PRODUCT WITH OUT HOLDING A VALID LICENCE FROM BIS

BEWARE THAT BIS WOULD BE KNOCKING YOUR FACTORY DOOR VERY SOON. YOU WOULD BE BOOKED AND PROSECUTED FOR SUCH CRIME.

 


3.  Penalty for Misuse   Top

 

Provisions for punishment of misuse of ISI Mark

The Section 33 (1) of BIS Act, 1986 stipulates that “Any person who contravenes the provisions of Section 11, or Section 12 or Section 14 or Section 15 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees, or with both.”

The Section 33 (2) of BIS Act, 1986 stipulates that “Any court trying a contravention under subsection (1) may direct that any property in respect of which the contravention has taken place shall to the Bureau”.


4.  Search and Seizures   Top

                   

1. M/s Sri Lakshminarsimmha Aqua Tech at Coimbatore found missing ISI Mark on Packaged Drinking Water. Firm was raided and about 217 bags of 250 ml pouch filled with PDW were seized. The firm was misusing ISI Mark on leading brand names. The case being filed in Court of Law.

2. The steel tube manufacturer M/s Padmavati Steel Ltd at Kala Amb. Himachal Pradesh. The firm was found misusing ISI mark on Steel Pipes & firm was found violating of QCI order and BIS Act. . A huge quantity of Steel pipe was seized. The case being filed in court of law.

3. A raid was done at M/s K Krishna Cable Industries, Ulhasnagar. The firm was found misusing of ISI Mark on Coils and Cables. The firm was found misusing ISI mark on the cables and seized the material which is under mandatory Certification also. The case was filed at Ulhasnagar Court.

                  Details of Search and Seizure carried out during last three years

5.  Press Release and Press Cliping   Top

          2016-17
          2017-18

6.  Judgements   Top

Sl No.

CAD Ref. No.

Manufacturers Name & Address

Product on which misuse of ISI Mark was detected

Judgement given by the court

Fine imposed by the court

1. 1569 Tulsi Light House
Pithapur Road, Cuttack, Orrisa
Synthetic Rubber Tube for LPG Judgement Order copy 8000
2. 1992 Himani Beverages
Krishna Nagar, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 10000
3. 2226 Rayalaseema Industries (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Sy. No. 115/2/A/A, Theegapur )V) IDA, Kothur-509002, Mahaboobnagar, Andhra Pradesh
HSD Bars Judgement Order copy 20000
4. 2301 Amrutha Water
Sy No. 177/2, Hasanparthy road, Ramaram Village, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 5000
5. 2338 Vengara Marketing Agencies
Vengara, Malappuram, Kerala
Cement Judgement Order copy 18000
6. 2357 Sri Beverages
c/o M Rajitha, Sy.NO.- 431/2, Chennapur, Jawaharnagar Shameerper (M), R.R. District (AP)
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 50000
7. 2427 Bajrangbali Industries
C-9 Focal Point, Moga, Punjab
HDPE Pipes Judgement Order copy 30000
8. 2445 Sterling Valley
X IV/35 C Survey No.- 54/13, South Mazhuvannoor PO Ezhupuram, Kunnathunad Taluk, Eranakulam, Kerala
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 32000
9. 2446 Rafeeqe Wood Industries
Chemmaniyale PO, Malapuram, Kerala-679325
Plywood Judgement Order copy 30000
10. 2485 Neer India
Kasananta, Pattamundai, Kendrapura-754215, Orrisa
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 10000
11. 2528 Dr. Aqua Pure
At- Paikapada Patna, PO/PS, Narasinahpur, Distt- Cuttack- 754032, Orrissa
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 15000
12. 2536 Satyam Beverages
Plot No. 21 to 23, Sy No. 1128 Near Power Grid, Ghanpur, Ghatkesas (M), R.R Distt- Telangana
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 100000
13. 2544 Hike Enterprises
9/15C, Kozhipuram Road, Thathapally Post, Paravar Taluk, Eranakulam, Kerala- 683530
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 8000
14. 2552 Shiva Industries
Plot No.-158, Industrial Area, Jhotwara, Distt- Jaipur-302012 (Raj)
UPVC Pipes Judgement Order copy 15000
15. 2553 Shiva Industries
Plot No.-100, Industrial Area, Jhotwara, Distt- Jaipur-302012 (Raj)
PVC Conduit Printing Roller Judgement Order copy 15000
16. 2575 Hero Kitchen Appliances
Plot No.-63, CIE, Gandhi Nagar, Hyderabad- 500037, Telangana
Pressure Cookers Judgement Order copy 150000
17. 2576 Eagle Boards & Panel Products
Products, Sy No. 228, Pothugal Village, Shabad Mandal-509217, RR Distt. (Telangana)
Plywood Judgement Order copy 50000
18. 2577 Dhanlaxmi Polymers Fan division
Plot No.- 20/A 1& 2, SUCIE, Phase-1 IDA, Jeedimetla, Hyderabad-500055, RR Distt., Telangana
Ceiling Fan Judgement Order copy 80000
19. 2672 Palliyambalam Gold and Diamond
TC-14/3683, Near St. Mary’s Church, Opp. Bharat Petroleum Pump, Kesavadasapuram Pattom PO, Thiruvananthpuram, Kerala
Hallmark Jewellery Judgement Order copy 75000
20. 2601 Vikas Industries
32/2, Mukesh Nikunj, Behind BJP office, Vivil Lines, Baloda Bazar-493332, Chhattisgarh.
Packaged Drinking Water Judgement Order copy 25000