Bran Fatty Acids (HS Code 38231900); Fatty acids, industrial, monocarboxylic; acid oils from refining (excl. stearic acid, oleic acid and tall oil fatty acids) (HS 382319)
Fatty Acids (Quality Control) Order, 2021 (1 page(s), in English)
Rice Bran Fatty Acids are produced by the hydrolysis of Rice Bran Oil. Rice Bran Oil is produced by solvent extraction of the layer around the endosperm of rice, known as Rice Bran . Rice Bran Fatty Acid contains 20-25% of saturated and 75-80% of unsaturated fatty acids. The main unsaturated fatty acids are Oleic Acids (40-50%) and Linolenic Acids (28-42%). These fatty acids are used in the manufacture of soaps. The large quantity usage and imports of Fatty acids and possible health impact of low purity. So, for the protection of human health and the environment, the standard of Rice Bran Fatty Acids needs to be made mandatory. The locally manufactured or imported Rice Bran Fatty Acids shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 12068:1987) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018. The use of the standard marks is governed by the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act 2016 and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder. Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority.