A raid was conducted by team of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Nagpur Branch, on Friday, 15 January 2021 at the premises of M/s Sankalp Jal Udyog, P.H.No. 18/A, KH. No. 68/2 Borgaon (Dhurkheda), Tal. Kalmeshwar, Dist. Nagpur (M.S.).
During the raid, the above firm was found engaged in misuse of BIS Certification mark popularly known as ISI Mark on the product Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) without having a valid License from BIS.
The “Packaged Drinking Water (PDW)” is under the mandatory certification vide Notification No. G.S.R. 760 (E) dated 29 September 2000 issued by Ministry of Health & Family welfare Department of Health Govt. of India and as per section 2 () of the Notification which reads as “No person shall manufacture, sell or exhibit for sale Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) except under the Bureau of Indian Standards Certification Mark”, i.e. No manufacturer (s) can produce Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) without BIS Certification mark, popularly known as ISI Mark under a valid license.
Further appropriate legal actions as per the provisions of BIS Act 2016 shall be initiated against the M/s Sankalp Jal Udyog (Non Licensee) and its proprietor/partners and M/s Water Woods Creations, and its proprietor/partners.
It is for information to general public that i litres PET bottles of Honey Dew Brand and Amphitrite brand and 300 ML pouches of Honey Dew Brand under CM/L. No. 74000185u are spuriously manufactured without following BIS norms and relevant Indian Standards and the said Packaged Drinking Water can be dangerous to human consumption and thus it is an appeal from BIS that “Do Not to use/consume/drink PDW Bottles/Pouches supplied by above manufacturers.
It is suggested that consumers should ascertain the genuineness of the ISI marked products before purchase by visiting BIS website https://www.bis.org.in
BIS hereby appeal to general public/consumers to share information about misuse of ISI mark to BIS Nagpur Branch Office on phone Nos. 0712-2540807, 0712-2957266 or one mail: bnghobis.gov.in