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ISI / BIS Certification for Upholstered composites used for non-domestic furniture

Get BIS Certification for Upholstered composites used for non-domestic furniture IS 15768: 2008 By Brand Liaison
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Upholstered composites used for non-domestic furniture

IS Standard : IS 15768 : 2008

For non-domestic furniture, upholstered composites offer a contemporary and adaptable method of designing and building furniture. Comfort, toughness, and aesthetic appeal are the main goals of upholstered composites in non-domestic environments, including as public areas, hotels, restaurants, and workplaces. These composites' designed design enables the production of furniture that is not only aesthetically beautiful but also strong and long-lasting. The furniture is made to endure the rigors of regular usage in commercial or institutional settings because to the mix of sturdy frames, cushioning foam, and premium upholstery materials.

By assisting producers in creating upholstered composites that satisfy particular safety and quality standards, IS 15768:2008 lowers the possibility of mishaps, injuries, and product-related problems. Furniture used in commercial or non-domestic settings is legally required to adhere to these defined safety requirements. Producers that follow these guidelines make sure their goods meet legal requirements, which lowers the possibility of legal problems and liabilities. Following these guidelines guarantees that their upholstered composites provide the required level of comfort and functionality.

Note: The necessary ISI Mark Certification is required of manufacturers of upholstered composites used for furniture that isn't intended for residential usage.

A crucial step in quality control is ISI certification, which guarantees the performance, safety, and quality of these materials. These materials are used in the creation of furniture meant for use in institutional and commercial environments. This certification guarantees that these materials are made to meet the requirements of commercial settings, including fire safety, resilience to wear and tear, and adherence to quality standards. It attests to the dependability and appropriateness of these materials for furniture manufacture in environments where quality, safety, and durability are top priorities.


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?

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

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