India Plug IS1293:2019 Extension Notification
India BIS issued an announcement mentioned that the last date of implementation is Oct. 25, 2020, and now has been given an extension to Dec. 01, 2020 of “Plug standard IS 1293:2019”.
TISI Approval Enforcement for Power Bank Announcement
TISI published official statement for the enforcement of TISI Approval for Power Bank on June 19. It has become effective from the date.
Bureau of Standards Mexico released an announcement at 2020/05/14. It is about the extension of Mexico safety standard NOM-001-SCFI-2018.
Due to the impact of the epidemic, there are only 3 Laboratories and 3 Certification Bodies who are accredited for testing the new standard and issuing the certificates. The authority is afraid that it will affect the importation / exportation of goods due to short-staffed.
Therefore, the compulsory date will be extended to 2020/08/14. At present, it is unable to apply for the new standard and it is necessary to wait for the compulsory date to take effect.
The Impact of Coronavirus in Different Countries
Due to the coronavirus spreading, currently many Certificate Bodies has applied to work at home or work shifts. This may affect issuing the certificate. Below is the short version of the impact caused by Coronavirus in different countries.
India Meity released the Gazette notification with the list of new products to be covered under Compulsory Registration Scheme Phase 4 of BIS.
Please refer to below list of new products being included, which will be mandatory from Oct. 1st, 2020.
Due to the lockdown situation in India, India BIS announced the temporary relaxation for extension of Renewal application as following details:
Considering the practical difficulties to proceed changeover during India lockdown, BIS issued an announcement at March 27, 2020. Mentioned the last date of implementation is March 01, 2020 and beyond has been given an extension of 90 days.
According to the announcement released by Mexican Bureau of Standards on September 17, 2019, the Mexican Safety standard NOM-001-SCFI-1993 will be upgraded in May 15th 2020 and the standard will be changed to NOM-001-SCFI-2018.
The Ministry of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy of Morocco implemented Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) on the 1st Feb 2020. According to the different regulated products, there are 2 terms of inspection.
TISI published official statement for the implement of TISI Approval for Power Bank products. TISI Approval will be mandatory for the mentioned products since May of 2020 approximately. The exact date and detailed application procedure will be provided by TISI later.