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ISI / BIS Certification for Appliances for electric instantaneous water heaters

Get BIS Certificate for stationary storage type electric water heaters
ISI / BIS Certification is mandatory for

Appliances for electric instantaneous water heaters

IS Standard : IS 302 (Part 2/Sec 35): 2017

Appliances for electric instantaneous water heaters consist of compact units designed to deliver hot water on demand without the need for a storage tank. These appliances typically include a heating element, flow sensor, temperature sensor, control panel, and safety features. When hot water is needed, cold water flows through the unit, where it is rapidly heated by the heating element. The flow sensor detects the water flow rate, allowing the appliance to adjust the heating power accordingly to maintain a consistent temperature. Temperature sensors monitor the water temperature and regulate the heating element to ensure the desired hot water temperature is achieved. Electric instantaneous water heaters offer advantages such as energy efficiency, space-saving design, and endless hot water supply, making them ideal for applications where space is limited or a continuous supply of hot water is required, such as kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial settings. Their safety features such as thermal cutoff switches and pressure relief valves are incorporated to prevent overheating and ensure safe operation.

IS 302 (Part 2/Sec 35):2017 is an important standard in regulating the quality, safety, and performance of appliances designed for electric instantaneous water heaters, crucial for providing hot water on-demand in residential and commercial settings. This standard serves as a vital guideline for manufacturers, outlining specific requirements for design, construction, functionality, and testing of these appliances. Adhering to IS 302 (Part 2/Sec 35):2017 ensures that manufacturers produce water heater appliances meeting rigorous quality standards, ensuring their reliability, durability, and energy efficiency. Compliance with this standard guarantees the safe operation of electric instantaneous water heaters and promotes energy conservation and environmental sustainability by regulating factors such as heating efficiency and standby power consumption. Furthermore, IS 302 (Part 2/Sec 35):2017 enhances consumer confidence by ensuring that these appliances undergo thorough testing for safety and performance, thus assuring their reliability and longevity.

Note: Obtaining the ISI/BIS Certification is a mandatory requirement for manufacturers of Appliances for electric instantaneous water heaters to sell their products in the Indian market.

In India, manufacturers must secure ISI/BIS certification for their Appliances for Electric Instantaneous Water Heaters to legally sell these products. This certification, mandated by Indian regulations, ensures compliance with specific quality and safety standards set by the BIS for the production and distribution of electric instantaneous water heaters. Without this certification, manufacturers face legal consequences and challenges in accessing the Indian market. Obtaining ISI/BIS certification is not only a regulatory requirement but also a crucial step for manufacturers to demonstrate the reliability, efficiency, and safety of their appliances for electric instantaneous water heaters. This certification process underscores the importance of ensuring the integrity and performance of appliances, instilling confidence among consumers and stakeholders in the electrical appliance industry regarding its compliance with Indian standards for usage and distribution.


About ISI / BIS Certification

Indian Standards Institute, or ISI was renamed the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in 1987. The official mark that the Bureau of Indian Standards provides for manufacturers of various goods is the ISI Mark. It is used to indicate compliance with Indian standards (IS) set by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and has been used as a conformity marking for industrial products. Manufacturers received permission from BIS to use the ISI Mark on items that comply with relevant Indian requirements through the product certification program. 

Only manufacturers (domestic or foreign) who produce the finished product will be awarded ISI Certification. This will not be given to any product importers, traders, dealers, or distributors.


Documents Required for ISI / BIS Certification

The following documentation is required to get an ISI certification:

  • Main Application Form V
  • Address Proof of Manufacturing Unit
  • Details of Manufacturing Process
  • Test Report of products

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Process of ISI / BIS Certification

There are two approaches for Indian manufacturers to become certified with the ISI Mark:

  • Regular Procedure
  • Simplified Procedure 


Regular Procedure

With the possible exception of cases deemed "All India first," which might take up to 180 days, the licensing procedure is expected to be finished in 120 days. This timeline starts on the day the application is received, assuming that at different points in time the documentation, unit assessment, and product conformance are all deemed acceptable.

Step 1: Manufacturing Unit Customization in Compliance with Applicable Indian Standards

  • Identifying the applicable Indian Standard
  • Establishing in-house testing facilities as per the Standard's requirements

Step 2: Submission of the Application Form

  • Preparing an Internal Test Report for the product by the relevant Indian Standard
  • Compiling all necessary documents
  • Completing the Online Application Form
  • Online payment of application fees directly to BIS
  • Submitting hard copies of the Application Form with all enclosures to the relevant Branch Office (BO) of BIS

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Simplified Procedure

This is a much faster process than the standard procedure. After a factory inspection is deemed satisfactory and the initial evaluation establishes that the sample complies with the applicable Indian Standard(s), the license application process is expected to be finished in 30 days.

Step 1: Adapting the Manufacturing Unit to Comply with the Relevant Indian Standard

  • Identifying the applicable Indian Standard
  • Establishing in-house testing facilities to meet the Standard's requirements

Step 2: Sample Testing

  • Obtaining the necessary certificate for raw materials (Material Test Certificate - MTC)
  • Conducting product sample testing at a BIS-recognized testing laboratory

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ISI Mark Certification Process for Foreign Manufacturers

The process of obtaining ISI Mark Certification for Foreign Manufacturers typically includes the following steps:

Step 1: Application

  • Compile all the required documents.
  • Submit the documents along with the Application Fee.
  • An Application Number will be allotted.
  • Scrutiny of the Application will be conducted within a specified time frame.​

Step 2: Query Raised (If Any)

  • If any documents are missing or there is non-compliance, you will be informed.
  • You need to submit a reply within the given timeframe.

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  •  Expert guidance
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  • Comprehensive support
  • Cost-effective solutions
  • Time efficient

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