DGFT admends the Export Policy by prohibiting the Export of Alcohol based Hand Sanitizers

The DGFT vide Notification No. 04/2015-20 dated May 06, 2020, which makes the following amendments in the Notification No. 53 dated 24.03.2020 related to the export policy of Sanitizers by prohibiting the export of Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers falling under any ITC HS Code including the HS Codes, with immediate effect:

S. No

ITC HS Codes Description Present Policy
207 D ex3004




Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers


Effect of this Notification:

The Notification No. 53 dated 24.03.2020 is amended to the extent that only “Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers” falling under any ITCHS Code including the HS Codes mentioned above are prohibited for export. All other items falling under the above HS codes are freely exportable.

The Notification can be accessed at: https://dgft.gov.in/sites/default/files/Noti%204%20dt%2006.05.2020%20Eng_0.pdf