Captafol (HS CODE – 29308000)
Captafol (Quality Control) Order, 2023; (1 page(s), in English)
Captafol is a fungicide. It is used to control almost all fungal diseases of plants except powdery mildews. It is also used to control certain seed‑ and soil‑borne organisms. So, for protection of human health and environment, the BIS standard of Captafol needs to be made mandatory. The locally manufactured or imported Captafol shall conform to the Indian Standard (IS 10300: 2023) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as per Scheme-II of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018. The use of standard mark is governed by the provisions of Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 and the Rules and Regulations made thereunder. Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority.