Food Grade Hexane Out of BIS Certification for Import

[DGFT Notification No. 24/2015-2020 dated 4 August, 2022]

Effect of this Notification: The requirement for BIS certification for import of "Hexane, Food Grade" is removed, with immediate effect.

Subject: Amendment in Import Policy Condition of HS code 29021100 under Chapter 29 of ITC (HS) 2022, Schedule I (Import Policy)

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 and Section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the policy condition of HS code 29021100 under Chapter 29 of ITC (HS) 2022, Schedule - I (Import Policy) as under:

HS code

Item description

Import Policy

Existing Policy Condition

Revised Policy Condition

29021100

Cyclanes, cyclenes and cycloterpenes: - Cyclohexane

Free

Imports of Hexane, Food Grade must conform to IS 3470

Deleted

2. Accordingly, "Hexane, Food Grade" at Sl. No. 52 of Appendix III to Schedule 1 - Import Policy- ITC (HS) 2022, is removed from the list of 'Items under mandatory BIS certification'.

This issues with the approval of Minister of Commerce & Industry.

[Issued from F. No. 01/89/180/Misc-3/AM-04/PC-2[A]/Vol-III/E-141]