On January 10, 2023, raids were conducted at the premises of M/s Bonsaii Suyash Mart Pvt Ltd, 96 East High Court Road, New Ramdaspeth by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Nagpur Branch office.
The two stores were found during the raids to be selling toys without ISI markings, which is against the Government of India’s regulation.
As per the Government regulations dated January 1, 2021, Government video QCO,toys meant to be used for playing by children below 14 years have been notified under mandatory certification . There is a provision of up to 2 years and/or fine of minimum Rs 2 lakh on violation of the above mentioned QCO.
The toys meant for children’s play were found to be sold by M/s Vishal Kids World and M/s Bonsaii Suyash without the BIS/ISI marking. Total of 25 and 23 different sorts of toys, including colourful interlocking blocks, a light and sound vibration gun, Peppa Pig, a drum set, a car toy-police, remote-control cars, a kids piano, squeeze toys, and rattle teethers, were discovered at these 2 outlets throughout the investigation.
BIS officials found a total of 181 pieces of toys from M/s Vishal Kids World and 118 pieces of toys from M/s Bonsaii Suyash Mart Pvt Ltd to be without the ISI mark and seized them.
At the two outlets, further legal action will be taken in accordance with the BSI Act 2016’s provisions.