IN India
  • 38 - Miscellaneous chemical products

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)

Palm Fatty Acids (Quality Control) Order, 2021 (1 page(s), in English)

Palm Fatty Acids are obtained by hydrolysis of Palm Oils.  Palm Oils is obtained from the fleshy part of Palm Fruits. Palm Fatty  Acids consist of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in equal amounts, Palmitic Acid and Oleic Acids are being the main fatty acids. Palm Fatty Acids are used in the soap industry. The large quantity usage and imports of Fatty Acids and the possible health impact of low purity. So, for the protection of human health and the environment, the standard of Palm Fatty Acids needs to be made mandatory. The locally manufactured or imported Palm Fatty Acid shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 12067:1987) 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 mark 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.