IN India
  • 38 - Miscellaneous chemical products

Acid Oil (HS Code 38231900); Fatty acids, industrial, monocarboxylic; acid oils from refining (excl. stearic acid, oleic acid and tall oil fatty acids) (HS 382319)

Acid Oil (Quality Control) Order, 2021 (1 page, in English) (1 page(s), in English)

Acid Oil is produced by acidification of soap stock obtained during refining of oils. It is used for producing low grade soaps. The large quantity usage and imports of Fatty acids and possible health impact of low purity. So, for protection of human health and environment, the standard of Acid Oil needs to be made mandatory. The locally manufactured or imported Acid Oil shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 12029:1986) 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 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.