Mumbai, 30 August 2023
Quickly acting on information received regarding violation of Toys (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Quality Control Order 2020, a team of officials from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Mumbai Branch Office-I, conducted an Enforcement raid last week (August 22, 2023), at M/S JAVP Enterprises LLP, SR No. 144, B/11, Mittal Estate, Aayesha Compound, Post Kaman, Palghar-401208, Mumbai, Maharashtra. During the raid it was found that the company was manufacturing, storing and selling Electric Toys. The Toys were not BIS certified as per IS 15644:2006 which is a violation of Toys (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Quality Control Order 2020. Huge amount of such electric toys found during the raid were seized, as Section 17(1) (a) of BIS Act 2016 had been violated. The violation of Section 17(1)(a) of BIS Act 2016 is punishable with imprisonment up to two years or a fine of minimum Rs. 2,00,000 or both as per BIS Act 2016. Action is being initiated to file a case in the court of law for the offence.
Therefore, BIS encourages all consumers to use BIS CARE App (available both in Mobile Android and iOS) to find out the list of mandatory products which shall be BIS certified and are also requested to ascertain the genuineness of ISI Mark on the product before making purchase, by visiting BIS website http://www.bis.gov.in. Citizens are requested that in case they come across any instance where mandatory products are being sold without BIS certification, or where misuse of ISI Mark on any product is happening, the same may be informed to:
The Head, MUBO-I,
Western Regional Office, BIS
5th Floor, CETTM Complex
Powai, Mumbai – 400076.
Such complaints can also be made by E- mail at the address email@example.com. The source of such information will be kept confidential.
As per BIS Act, 2016, no person shall manufacture, import, distribute, sell, hire, lease, store or exhibit for sale any such goods which is covered under Toys (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Quality Control Order, 2020, without a Standard mark, except under a valid licence. Citizens may please access BIS Act-2016 for Penalty & Obligations of licence holder, seller, etc. through link:
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(Source: BIS Mumbai Branch Office- I) | PIB Mumbai | SC/ DR
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