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Yes, Hi Physix Laboratory is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)

Yes, Hi Physix Laboratory is recognized by the Bureau of Indian Standards for the testing work as per approved scope.

Yes, since the laboratory is recognized by the Bureau of Indian Standards for testing work, it is also testing products for energy efficiency /Star Marking as per BEE scope.

Yes, we are providing pick and drop facility for samples from customer’s Site within Delhi and NCR.

Hi Physix Laboratory, is fully equipped for:

(1)- Electrical Testing,

(2)- Electronic Testing including, I T products and

(3)- Photometry Testing.

For further details please visit our website: www.hiphysix.in.

Yes, Hi Physix Laboratory is well equipped for LED Testing. We have C-Type mirror
Goniophotometer with spectroradiometer for LED measurements. We can test all lighting products using this Goniophotometer.

Yes, our laboratory is testing Compact Fluorescent Lamps and LED lamps for Emission of radio frequency disturbances, as per approved scope.

Yes, Hi Physix Laboratory is authorized for the testing of products under Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS).

Yes, Hi Physix Laboratory is empaneled by DeitY / MeitY for the testing of Surveillance samples.

Yes, we do test lighting products in accordance with the requirements of the tenders.

It depends on the product under consideration. Usually we take time required for actual testing, plus 2 days for preparation of the report. We are very particular in completing the job well in time.

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1- Who is eligible to get Unique Registration Number – the manufacturer or importer?

The manufacturer is eligible to apply and get unique registration number which is linked to manufacturer, location of factory, product and brand.

2- What are list of document and test results to be submitted for registration?

Kindly refer to BIS website http://www.bis.org.in/cert/ProcGrantReg.asp.

3- If being manufactured by OEM and the product is already carrying CE, UL & FCC mark or tested as per International safety standard in overseas lab or a CB testing lab - do these products have to be retested or submission of test report from OEM supplier is enough for registration?

The BIS Rules require a valid test report (not older than 90 days) from any BIS recognised test laboratory to be submitted while applying for Compulsory Registration. The test reports issued by BIS Recognised Labs are only accepted for Registration.

4- What is the validity of test report?

As per BIS Rules, the test report shall not be older than ninety days as on the date of submission of application online as well as physical application for registration.

5- Self-declaration mark will be on the product or packaging?

The Standard Mark/statement shall be placed on the packaging if it is not feasible to place the same on the product for size constraints.

6- What should the label display?

Label should display “Self-Declaration – Conforming to IS…………., R- xxxxxxxxx”, or alternatively, the Standard Mark as notified vide Gazette No. 2559 dated 01 st December 2015.

7- If manufacturer is manufacturing under multiple brands, is registration required for each brand?

Different brands are required to be registered separately. However, it is feasible to do so based on a common test report, if the product and the manufacturing location are the same. All brands with respective model numbers should be listed in the test report. Test samples of all brands are not required to be submitted. However, product labels for respective brands must be placed in the test report. Lab may also include statement about coverage of this brand and respective model numbers to be covered based on the representative model tested and the declaration submitted by the manufacturer about multiple brands and respective model numbers. (TAC 37). Please refer to “Process for Registration” under Registration Scheme available at BIS website www.bis.org.in.

8- If product is certified at one manufacturing location, is it necessary that registration for that same product manufactured at other locations is done again?

The unique registration number provided by BIS is for unique manufacturing location. Hence, separate application has to be made for each location and supported with a test report for product from that manufacturing location. Updated (Revision 10): Dated 23 rd December 2015.

9- Is it required to get the product retested from a lab prior to renewal?

The renewal is done by BIS on submission of renewal application in prescribed format by the registered user. The renewal application along with requisite fee shall be submitted at least one month in advance from the date of expiry of registration. Repeat testing is not specifically envisaged. However, test samples would be picked up for testing during surveillance.

In accordance with para 3 of Order dated 13 Nov. 2014, testing may be needed if test report as per latest version of upgraded standard is not available at the time of renewal.

10- Who is liable for testing of imported products – Importer or Foreign Manufacture?

Once registered by the manufacturing unit, the order allows imports of registered goods by multiple importers. The Registration is for the manufacturers (factory). Hence, it is the responsibility of manufacturer to get the products Registered.

11- Will the supplier’s test report be good enough for self-declaration for importer or trading company?

The supplier’s test report is not acceptable.

12- Can the manufacturer apply for recognition with BIS for its own testing laboratory?

Manufacturer’s test laboratories are not entitled for recognition with BIS.

13- How would identical models with minor changes be accommodated for registration without any testing?

Please refer to the series guidelines for series approvals, which are available on DeitY web site

http://deity.gov.in/sites/upload_files/dit/files/Guidelines%20for%20Series%20Formation%20(2).pdf and

http://deity.gov.in/sites/upload_files/dit/files/Revised_SeriesGuidelines_R4_01stSep2015.pdf.

14- Once the product is registered as imported, would the repeat order of same product need to again register?

There is no requirement for re-registration for the same product. Registration once granted, is valid for two years. Original Registration could be revalidated, on request, as per provisions of the scheme.

15- With this mandatory registration, will the other quality norms in tenders, empanelment like FCC, UL, CE, be removed?

The Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012 is a regulatory requirement for placing products on Indian markets.Updated (Revision 10): Dated 23 rd December 2015
It does not prohibit the purchaser from specifying additional technical requirements

16- What is the penalty provision if a manufacturer is not registered with BIS and continues selling the products in Indian market?

The manufacturer is liable for prosecution under clauses 3(2) (deformation of products beyond use) and 4(3) (seizure of products) of Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012 notified by DeitY on 03 Oct. 2012 and 2(a)(2) of amendment order dated 25 June 2013. Other provisions under BIS Act, also apply.

17- When would the testing laboratories return the tested samples?

Since safety testing involves destructive tests, the laboratories can return / dispose of the tested samples as per their policy on retention period for tested samples. However, labs are expected to retain samples collected during surveillance particularly when test results are non-compliant for a period of three months from the date of uploading / issue of such test report to DeitY.

18- What is the retention period of second sample?

This counter sample will be retained by the manufacturer or sample pick up agency till DeitY closes surveillance cycle for that product positively or renewal of registration is granted for the product whichever is earlier.

19- What are safety critical components?

Typical safety critical components* are -

  • Power cords
  • Switches
  • Safety Isolating Transformers
  • Fuses
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Updated (Revision 10): Dated 23 rd December 2015
  • Picture tubes / CROs
  • PCB
  • Thermostats
  • X and Y capacitors
  • Fusible resistors / varistors
  • Plug / sockets / connectors
  • Lamp holders
  • Cells (For batteries )
  • External and internal wire for LED Luminaires
  • Insulation tape
  • Electrolytic Bulk Capacitor

This list is indicative only and not intended to be comprehensive.

20- Will it be possible to get future models included in existing series (as part of 10 models in a series) after Grant of Registration to the representative model already registered?

New products can be included in the existing Registration number with the following process
a. Technical details of the new product along with the existing Series and test report to be submitted to the Labs for validation.
b. Validation report from Lab along with existing registration number for a series needs to be submitted to BIS along with processing fee.

21- Would cells and batteries require to be independently registered?

These items are required to be independently registered. However, a battery using registered cells would only list cells in the CDF of the battery and testing on registered cell is not expected to be done as part of battery.

22- How will the battery of a product be tested if it is an integral part of the product and cannot be detached?

If battery is an integral part of the host product and is not detachable, the battery would be tested as a part of the host product itself. More number of samples of host product may be needed in such a case.

23- What registration number will a consolidated product (like laptop / mobile) using the battery and adaptor display?

Registration is required for Power Adaptors & Batteries also, as these are independently notified under CRO, and hence these items must independently Updated (Revision 10): Dated 23 rd December 2015
be registered, and in turn, support the registration label. Similarly, the consolidated product (e.g. laptop / mobile) would only bear the registration no. of the overall product, i.e., Laptop/Mobile itself. Label for respective sub parts, like: Adaptor & Battery would independently be visible on these subparts when these items are disintegrated from the main product.

24- Are the plugs and sockets conforming to other International Standards acceptable?

The plugs/sockets may be pre-certified to international standards. However, the configuration and dimensions of pins of sockets and plugs or plug part of products with built-in plugs should be as per the current edition of IS : 1293. However, ISI marking on plugs and sockets is not mandatory.

25- Does BIS Registration require original test report to be submitted for each brand covered based on the common testing report for multiple brands?

For registration of multiple brands, photocopies of original report authenticated by the test lab could be submitted to BIS. (TAC 37).

26- Whether samples of all models, for products covered in a series, need to be submitted to the Labs?

Samples of all models for products covered in a series need not be submitted to the Labs. Worst case sample must be tested and documentary support should be provided to justify the series formation.

27- Whether the pre-certified/pre-registered cells would be accepted for Registration of batteries under CRO?

Registration of cells or their independent testing shall not be insisted while granting registration to the Batteries under the CRO. Cells internationally pre-certified to IEC standards shall continue to qualify for registration of batteries. The regulation for independent registration of Cells shall come into effect only on the date notified in the CRO after which prohibitions as listed in the CRO shall come into force for Cells.

28- Does BIS Registration require original test report to be submitted for each brand covered based on the common testing report for multiple brands?

For registration of multiple brands, photocopies of original report authenticated  by the test lab could be submitted to BIS. (TAC 37).

29- Whether BIS Registration is mandatory for the power supply (a detachable module) to be imported separately to be used with servers? The server hasthe option for both AC & DC power supply module that can be pulled out (detachable) from the enclosure?

Functionally, this device is identical to Adaptors. Hence, if this device is  imported as a standalone device, it stands covered under CRO. (TAC 30).

30- Whether different capacities of cell (e.g. one cell of 2400mAh & other of 3000mAh) or one or two cells of different model can be used in the battery, if there is no change in the output voltage?

Refer Updated (Revision 10): Dated 23 rd December 2015.  Cells of different manufacturer, capacity, size or type cannot be mixed as per as per good advices to manufacturer at Annex A(h) of IS 16046.

31- Whether the cell having a protective device (i.e., PTC, attached as an integral part of the cell to protect it from over charging) is covered under IS 16046 and whether PTC is required to be treated as Critical Component and reported in the test report?

The rechargeable alkaline cells of all types (including those having some special circuitry, i.e. PTC) are covered under IS 16046. PTC in such a case is required to be treated as Critical Component and reported in the test report.

32- Are 3D Scanners (used for making images for 3D printing), covered under the Order?

3D scanners are covered under the Order.

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