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ISI / BIS Certification for Methyl Acrylate

BIS Certification for  Methyl Acrylate IS 14707 - By Brand Liaison
ISI / BIS Certification is mandatory for

Methyl Acrylate

IS Standard : IS 14707:1999

Acrylic acid is the source of methyl acrylate, an ester having the molecular formula C4H6O2. It exists naturally as the volatile ingredient in pineapples and has an unappealing hue and translucent, colorless liquid appearance. It is poorly soluble in water, but it dissolves well in alcohols, esters, and other organic solvents. Although it finds usage in textiles, paper coatings, and different polymer compositions, methyl acrylate is predominantly employed in the manufacturing of coatings, adhesives, and sealants. It is frequently employed in the filtration of water. Methyl acrylate is an essential component in the manufacture of polymers like poly (methyl acrylate) and other similar compounds because it may participate in polymerization processes. Because of its adaptable chemistry and reactivity, it is a necessary part of several production processes.  

Consumer trends, industrial expansion, and economic considerations all have an impact on the demand for acrylate. Demand for methyl acrylate is growing, especially in the food packaging and plastics industries, where it is used as an additive. Moreover, the market for methyl acrylate is anticipated to rise due to the growing requirement for surface coatings, particularly in water-based coatings such lacquers and paints to improve low-temperature flexibility, UV resistance, and water resistance.  

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has mandated that methyl acrylate producers seek certification under the ISI marking scheme due to the substance's extensive variety of applications in homes. 

Under IS standard IS 14707:1999, all methyl acrylate is now covered by the required ISI Certification Scheme.

The precise requirements and methods for methyl acrylate sampling and testing are described in this standard. 

Without the ISI Mark, this product cannot be marketed, imported, or exported into the Indian consumer market.


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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Why choose Brand Liaison?

Brand Liaison provides helpful support for achieving ISI Mark Certification. Among our offerings are:

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

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