• February 23, 2020
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India | Phosphorous Trichloride (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

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Title of document
Phosphorus trichloride (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

Phosphorous Trichloride is used as a chemical intermediate to produce a variety of products which are used in several applications including agricultural products, surfactants and metal extractants, flame retardants, additives for lubricants etc. The Indian standard  prescribes minimum purity of Phosphorous Trichloride and maximum content of heavy metals. The locally manufactured or imported Phosphorous Trichloride shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 4581:1978, reaffirmed 2015) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Bureau of Indian Standards of the State Governments shall be the enforcing authority.

Notifying member: India


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety; Protection of the environment

The standard of Phosphorous Trichloride, Technical is being made mandatory to protect the human health and overall eco system.


Agency responsible
Department of chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India


  • Submission: 11/02/2020
  • Reception: 12/02/2020
  • Distribution: 13/02/2020
  • Final date for comments: 13/04/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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