India – Additions to list of products requiring compulsory registration (BIS)

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology have recently notified a new list of products that will require compulsory registration (BIS registration). Registration rules for these products will be in force 6 months from the date of publication in the official Gazette of India.

The notification with full list of additional products can be found here. It includes “Adapters for household and similar electrical appliances”, “USB driven barcode readers, barcode scanners, Iris scanners, Optical fingerprint scanners”, “Smart Watches” and various categories of LED lighting.