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

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Title of document
Hydrogen Peroxide (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

Hydrogen peroxide is mainly used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent in industry and also as disinfectant. The standard specifies acidity of the product and maximum percentage of impurities like iron, copper, lead and arsenic etc. The locally manufactured or imported Hydrogen Peroxide shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 2080:1984, reaffirmed 2016) 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 of Hydrogen Peroxide is being made mandatory to protect the human health and overall eco system.


Agency responsible
Department of chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India


  • Submission: 06/02/2020
  • Reception: 07/02/2020
  • Distribution: 10/02/2020
  • Final date for comments: 10/04/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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