Methanol (Methyl Alcohol) (HS Code 29051100)
Methanol (Quality Control) Order, 2019 (1 page(s), in English)
Methanol is used as solvent in organic reactions, as fuel, Denaturant, Bio diesel via trans-esterification. High purity methanol is required for the manufacturer of antibiotics. The Indian standard prescribes maximum content of Alkalinity (as NH3), Acidity as acetic acid, Aldehydes and ketones as acetone, Sulphur and compounds of sulphur etc. So the locally manufactured or imported Methanol shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 517:1986, Reaffirmed 2013) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Bureau of Indian Standards and District Industries Centre of the State Governments shall be the enforcing authority.