• February 27, 2020
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India | Sodium Tripolyphosphate (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)


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Title of document
Sodium triphosphate (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

Description
STPP is used as a preservative for poultry, meat, and seafood. It is also added, along with other sodium polyphosphates, to processed cheeses as an emulsifier. It is also used in the manufacture of detergent, water treatment chemical, purification china clay, conditioning of oil drilling mud, in paper making and textile processing etc. The locally manufactured or imported Sodium triphosphate shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 6100: 1984) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The use of standard mark is governed by the provisions of Bureau of Indian Standards Act 1986 and the Rules and Regulations made there under. Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority.

Notifying member: India

NotificationG/TBT/N/IND/144

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

Objective
The standard of Sodium Tripolyphosphate, is being made mandatory to protect the human health and overall eco system


Agency responsible
Department of chemicals and Petrochemicals


Timing:

  • Submission: 26/02/2020
  • Reception: 27/02/2020
  • Distribution: 27/02/2020
  • Final date for comments: 27/04/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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