NOTIFICATION NO. 44 (RE-2000)/1997-2002
S.O. (E)- In exercise of powers conferred under section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 1.3 and 4.1 of the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002 published on 31st March, 1997 (RE-98) as amended from time to time namely –
2.The following shall be added after paragraph 4 of Chapter 1A: General notes regarding import policy, of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002:
4.All such packaged products, which are subject to provisions of the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977 when produced/packed/sold in domestic market, shall be subject to
compliance of all the provisions of the said rules, when imported into India.  The compliance of these shall be ensured before the import consignment of such commodities is cleared by Customs for home consumption.  All prepackaged commodities, imported into India, shall in particular carry the following declarations:
(a)    Name and address of the importer;
(b)    Generic or common name of the commodity packed;
(c)    Net quantity in terms of standard unit of weights and measures.  If the net quantity in the imported package is given in any other unit, its equivalent in terms of standard units shall be declared by the importer;
(d)    Month and year of packing in which the commodity is manufactured or packed or imported;
(e)    Maximum retail sale price at which the commodity in packaged form may be sold to the ultimate consumer.  This price shall include all taxes local or otherwise, freight, transport charges, commission payable to dealers and all charges towards advertising, delivery, packing, forwarding and the like as the case may be.
5. A new Appendix V to Schedule 1 of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002, shall
  annexed as per annexure ‘A’ of this Notification.
6. Import of all the products as per Appendix V to Schedule 1 of the ITC (IIS) Classifications of Export and Import Items  1997-2002, shall be subject to compliance of the mandatory Indian Quality Standards as mentioned in
column 2 of the said   Annexure, which are also applicable to domestic goods.  For compliance of this requirement, all manufacturers/exporters of   these products to India, shall be required to register themselves with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).”
This issues in Public Interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade and ex-officio
Additional Secretary to the Government of India
Copy to all concerned.
Dy. Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from File No.01/89/180/00053/AM01/)

NO.44 DATED 24th November, 2000
Applicable BIS
1. Name of the products
IS 1694
Tartrazine, Food grade
IS 1695
Sunset Yellow FCF, Food grade
IS 1697
Erythrosine, Food grade
IS 1698
Indigo Carmine, Food grade
IS 2558
Ponceau 4R, Food grade
IS 2923
Carmoisine, Food grade
IS 5346
Synthetic Food Colour preparation and mixtures
IS 6022
Fast green FCF, Food grade
IS 6406
Brilliant Blue FCF, Food grade
IS 3827
IS 3841
IS 4446(Pt1)
Chlorophyll, (Mg Complex)
IS 4446(Pt2)
Chlorophyll, (Cu Complex)
IS 6386
Beta-apo-8-Carotenal, Food grade
IS 6405
Centhaxanthine, Food grade
IS 6797
Methyl ester of beta-apo-8-carotenoic acid, Food grade
IS 7260
Ethylester of beta-apo-8-carotenoic acid, Food grade
IS 2557
Anmatto colour for food products
IS 4447
Sodium benzoate, Food grade
IS 4448
Benzoic acid, Food grade
IS 4467(Pt.1)
Caramel (Plain)
IS 4467(Pt.2)
Caramel (Ammonia Process)
IS 4467 (Pt.3)
Caramel (Ammonia sulphite process)
IS 4750
Sorbitol, Food grade
IS 4751
Potassium meta-bisulphite, Food grade
IS 4752
Sodium metabisulphite, Food grade
IS 4818
Sorbic acid, Food grade
IS 5191
Sodium alginate, Food grade
IS 5306
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Food grade
IS 5342
Ascorbic acid, Food grade
IS 5343
Butylated hydroxy-anixole, Food grade
IS 5707
Agar, Food grade
IS 5719
Gelatin, Food grade
IS 6030
Sodium propionate, Food grade
IS 6031
Calcium propionate, Food grade
IS 6793
Fumaric acid, Food grade
IS 7905
Calcium alginate, Food grade
IS 7908
Sulphur dioxide, Food grade
IS 7928
Alginic acid, Food grade
IS 9504
Tartaric acid, Food grade
IS 10563
Mineral Oil, Food grade
IS 8356
Titanium dioxide, Food grade
IS 9971
DL Lactic Acid, Food grade
IS 1165
Milk Powder
IS 1166
Condensed milk
IS 1547
Infant milk foods
IS 1656
Milk-cereal base weaning foods
IS 11156
Infant formulae
IS 269
33 Grade Ordinary Portland cement
IS 455
Portland Slag cement
IS 1489(Pt.1 & Pt.2)
Portland pozzolana cement-Part I Flash based and Part 2 Calcined Clay based
IS 3466
Masonry cement
IS 6452
High alumina cement for structural use
IS 6909
Supersulphated cement
IS 8041
Rapid hardening Portland cement
IS 8042
White Portland Cement
IS 8043
Hydrophobic Portland Cement
IS 8112
43 Grade Ordinary Portland cement
IS 8229
Oil well cement
IS 12269
53 Grade Ordinary Portland cement
IS 12330
Sulphate resisting Portland cement
IS 12600
Low heat Portland cement
IS 1161
Steel tubes for structural purposes
IS 1239(Pt.1)
Mild steel tubes, tubular products and other wrought steel fittings: Part I Mild Steel Tubes
IS 4270
Steel tubes used for water wells (upto 200 mm dia)
IS 1342 
Oil pressure stoves
IS 2787
Multi-burner oil pressure stoves