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  • November 21, 2021
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India | 1,3 Phenylenediamine (Quality Control) Order, 2021

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1,3 Phenylenediamine (Quality Control) Order, 2021 (1 page, in English) (1 page(s), in English)


1,3 Phenylenediamine  is an important dye-intermediate, polymer additive, fibre intermediate and used in photography. Since it is used in dyestuffs required for dyeing of textiles, it is very important to adhere to purity levels indicated in the standard. The excess impurities in the dyes may enter human chain through textiles, impacting the health.If the technical parameters indicated in the standard are not observed, it shall be detrimental to plant life and environment. So, for protection of human health and environment, the standard of 1,3 Phenylenediamine needs to be made mandatory.  The locally manufactured or imported 1,3 Phenylenediamine  shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 17450:2020) 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.

Notifying member: India


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

ObjectiveThe standard of 1,3 Phenylenediamine is being made mandatory to protect human health and the overall ecosystem.


Agency responsibleShri Samir Kumar Biswas Additional Secretary, Room No-341, A Wing, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Telephone No. 011-23383428 Fax: 011-23073682 Email: [email protected]


  • Submission: 13/11/2021
  • Reception: 15/11/2021
  • Distribution: 15/11/2021
  • Final date for comments: 14/01/2022
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

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