Custom Authority harassing Supplier of Medical Devices & Manufacturer of Syringes for Covid Vaccination
While the world is fighting with Covid-19 and its Variants, few are busy making profit from it and harassing other. Covid variant Omicron Virus spreading very fast, 1,17,100 new cases in last 24 hours, Government of India requires COVID Vaccination Syringes on priority. On the other hand Custom/ Inspection Authority is harassing ISCON Surgicals Ltd is one of the leading suppliers of Medical Devices and also a manufacturer of Auto Disable syringes for Covid vaccination. When they were importing SS capillary Tube from Teshima Korea Company Ltd. South Korea, the Custom/ Inspection Authority held their shipment due to the absence of BIS certificate. And for Importing of SS Capillary Tube for manufacturing of Disposal Syringes and Needles BIS certificate is not necessary as per the Letter Written by the company to Inspector.
As per the Letter, ISCON Surgicals Ltd is one of the leading suppliers of Medical Devices and also manufacturing Auto Disable Syringes for Covid Vaccination. We have supplied a total 250 million vaccination syringes to India.
In the Letter to Group Inspector, Iscon Surgicals mentioned that We are regularly importing the SS capillary Tube from China and South Korea. We have imported the SS capillary Tube from Teshima Korea Company Ltd South Korea, this time the inspection authority has hold our shipment due to the absence of the BIS certificate. We have gone through the BIS website and came to know that for import of SS capillary tube for manufacturing of Disposable Syringes and Needles does not require any BIS certificate/License.
The BIS certification stands for the Bureau of Indian Standards and is the national Indian certification body under the umbrella of the Indian Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food & Public Distribution.
To Read Letter Written By ISCON Surgicals Ltd Download PDF Given Below: