SGS Summarizes Indian Quality Control Order for Cookware, Utensils and Food Contact Cans

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published SafeGuardS 067.24 summarizing India’s measures to control quality in cookware, utensils and food and beverage cans.

The country’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued an order to mandate the use of national standards and the standard mark for these products in March 2024.

The mandated Indian standards are:
– Stainless steel utensils – IS 14756:2022
– Wrought aluminium utensils – IS 1660:2009
– Stainless steel sinks for domestic purposes – IS 13983:1994
– Round open top sanitary cans for foods and drinks – tinplate – IS 9396 (Part 1): 1987
– Aluminium cans for beverages – IS 14407:1996

SGS experts publish SafeGuardS to keep stakeholders informed about regulatory and market changes that can impact their ability to operate. SafeGuardS 067.24 summarizes ‘Cookware, Utensils and Cans for Foods and Beverages (Quality Control) Order 2024’ and includes details of when these standards come into effect.

Stakeholders are advised to review SGS’s original SafeGuardS for more details.

SGS Food Contact Material Services
SGS’s technical experts have extensive experience of testing materials and articles in contact with food. They can ensure that your products meet the appropriate regulations for food contact materials and pave the way for compliance. SGS offers the full range of testing, including migration tests, along with expert advice on emerging regulations, compliance issues and documentation review. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Food Contact Material Services.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full India Issues Quality Control Order for Cookware, Utensils and Food Contact Cans SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang
Global Information and Innovation Manager
Tel: (+852) 2774 7420

Yogesh Joshi
Tel: +91-124-6135264

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