Date – 27/04/2018
Bureau of Indian Standards grants first license for Liquid Chlorine on all India basis
– Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has granted First Licence to Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd for Liquid Chlorine on all India basis as per Indian Standard (IS) 646:1986. This is the First Licence granted on All India basis. The licence has been made operative with effect from April 2018 for a period of one year.
– Liquid Chlorine is in liquid form and stored in metal containers. It is usually used as gas obtained by evaporating liquid from metal container. It is used mainly in paper, pulp, water sterilization, textile bleaching and manufacture of chemicals.
– The approval of first licence will facilitate industry to get quality Liquid Chlorine with Standard Mark under BIS Certification Marks scheme. Indian Standard (IS) 646:1986 for Liquid Chlorine, Technical, prescribes the requirements and the methods of sampling and test for liquid chlorine, technical.
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