ISI stands for Indian standards institute (Previous name of Bureau of Indian standards). ISI mark is a mark for industrial products in India. This mark is considered as a sign of quality & safety created by the bureau of Indian standards (BIS), the national standard body of India. It is mandatory for certain products which comprises of electrical appliances like switches, wiring cables, heaters, electric motors, kitchen appliances etc. It is also displayed on products like LPG values, LPG cylinders, Portland cement, automotive tires etc.
ISI mark ensures that item or a product is compliant with the quality standards set by Bureau of Indian standards. It contains 7 digit license number known as CM/L number (CM/L – XXXXXXX) which is mandatory for all ISI marks. If ISI mark is present but CM/L number is not mentioned on the product, it is a punishable offense under law. The main objective of Bureau of Indian standards is to ensure that the productsdelivered to the customers are safe for use and contains best quality. ISI mark is granted to a product after testing the same in the approved laboratory of BIS.
Important Points of ISI Mark Certification
The important points of ISI mark certification are as follows –
What Is Included In Our Package?
Required Documents for ISI certification
Identity proof of the applicant (Any one of the following documents)
Self-certified copy authenticating the firm’s premises (not older than 3 months) (Any one of the following documents)
Self-certified copy of firm establishment (Any one of the following documents)
Additional documents required to be submitted are as follows –
Voter identity card
Photo bank ATM card
Photo credit card
CGHS/ECHS photo card
Kisaan photo passbook
Freedom fighter photo card
Pensioner photo card
Photo ID issued by recognized educational institution
Disability ID card/handicapped medical certificate issued by state government
Identity certificate with photo issued by gazetted officer on official letterhead
Sales tax/VAT registration
Income tax assessment order
Property tax receipt
Bank statement/Pass book containing the address of the sales outlet
Rent agreement with last rent receipt or sale/lease deed agreement
Registration with state government authority trade licenses
Registration certificate issued by company registrar
Registration with state government authority
Registered partnership deed (In case of partnership firm)
Certificate from chartered accountant (In case of proprietorship firm)
Premises location map from some nearest prominent landmark
Agreement of Rs.100 on non-judicial stamp paper in the prescribed format.
Procedure of ISI mark certification
There are two procedures of ISI mark certification –
Benefits of ISI mark certification
- It ensures better quality and safety
- It ensures better customer satisfaction
- It provides you better business opportunities.
- Products with ISI mark gives better performance and a long service life in comparison to without ISI mark products.
- It guarantees that manufacturer has followed all certification guidelines.
- Reduction in rejection & losses
- Less resource wastage such as raw material, labour etc.