Bureau of Indian Standards grants first license for Liquid Chlorine on All India Basis


  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) granted First Licence to M/s Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd for Liquid Chlorine on All India basis.

About Liquid Chlorine:

  • This product is in liquid form and stored in metal containers.
  • It is usually used as a gas obtained by evaporating the liquid from the metal container.
  • The move will facilitate industry to get a quality Liquid Chlorine with Standard Mark under BIS Certification Marks scheme.

Application of Liquid Chlorine:

  • It is used mainly in paper, pulp, textile bleaching, water sterilization and manufacture of chemicals.

Bureau of Indian Standards:

  • The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the national Standards Body of India working under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India.
  • It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986.
  • Its headquarters are in New Delhi.
  • It also works as WTO-TBT (Technical Barriers to Trade) enquiry point for India.


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