Over 100 Non-Certified Toys Seized in Ghaziabad BIS Raid: Know Here

Over 100 Non-Certified Toys Seized in Ghaziabad BIS Raid: Know Here

New Delhi: July 9, 2024

An enforcement search was conducted at shop number C-109, Toy Joy, Prateek Grand City Walk Carnesia, Siddharth Vihar, Ghaziabad, by representatives from the BIS Ghaziabad Branch Office on July 5. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recognizes that toys are required to be registered, and the Quality Control Order 2020 stipulates that toys must have the ISI mark. The team acted swiftly upon receiving information regarding violations of this requirement.

Legal Action Initiated Against Ghaziabad Shop

It was discovered that the shop was keeping and selling both electric and non-electric toys during the raid. According to IS 15644:2006 and IS 9873:2019 Part 1, the toys were not BIS certified, which is in violation of Toys (Mandatory Registration Requirement) Quality Control Order 2020. The BIS Act of 2016’s Section 17(1)(A) stipulates a maximum term of two years in prison, a minimum fine of ₹2,00,000, or both. More than 100 toys were taken from the shop and put under guard; some were brought to the branch office for use as evidence.

A case is being filed for this violation in the honorable court. Legal proceedings are being initiated.

Ghaziabad Raid

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Mr. Naveen Kumar Arora, Joint Director of the BIS Ghaziabad Branch; Mr. Hariom Meena, Deputy Director; Mr. Rahul Kumar, Graduate Engineer; Raju Prajapati, and Suraj Kumar were all involved in the raid. The Ghaziabad Police Administration helped them, and their combined efforts made the raid a success.

The Branch Head concluded by stating that the Ghaziabad Branch’s consumer awareness program has increased consumer knowledge and vigilance, encouraging people to report any fraud or violations of required licenses. For the purpose of locating the list of BIS-certified necessary products, the Bureau of Indian Standards recommends all customers utilize the BIS Care App, which is accessible on both Android and iOS platforms. Before making a purchase, customers are also asked to confirm the legitimacy of the ISI mark on products by using the BIS Care App or going to the website http://www.bis.gov.in.

The public is asked to report any cases in which required products are being offered without a BIS certification or where the ISI mark is being improperly utilized. You can accomplish this by contacting gzbo@bis.gov.in or using the BIS Care App. The identity of the information provider will remain confidential.

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According to the BIS Act of 2016, no one may manufacture, import, distribute, sell, rent, lease, store, or display goods for sale if they must be registered in accordance with the Quality Control Order of 2020.