SABER Technical Regulation for Building Materials (Part 1)

Technical Regulation for Building Materials Part 1: Metals and Alloys Sectors for Constructions and Buildings

The Technical Regulation for Building Materials Part 1: Metals and Alloys Sectors for Constructions and Buildings, set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ensures the safety and quality of metals and alloy products in the Saudi market. This regulation focuses on material quality, labelling, and environmental considerations. 

Products Covered 

This regulation covers various types of metals and their alloys for constructions and buildings, including:  

  • Low-Alloy Steel Bars and Carbon Steel Bars 

  • Steel Sheet, Steel Product, Steel Pipe, Steel Plate 

  • Structural Steels and Stainless Steels 

  • Construction Steels, Soldering and Brazing materials 

  • Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys 

  • Zinc/Epoxy- Coated Steel 

Certification Requirements 

The requirements depend on the exact details of the product, but in general, the following is required: 

  • Test Report: Compliance with SASO standards for metals and alloy safety, including harmful substances and durability testing. 

  • Product Photos: Clear photo of the product and its marking labels. 

  • Data Sheets: Detailed specifications, including materials and care instructions. 

Product Classification 

Type 3 Assessment: Applies to all Metals and Alloys Sectors used for constructions and buildings, requiring standard documentation for certification. An audit of the manufacturing facility is usually required, which XDS Solutions will arrange.

How can XDS Solutions assist?

With a vast amount of experience with the SABER programme, the team of experts at XDS Solutions can handle everything from Product Registration to Shipment Certificate of Conformity (CoC) – ensuring compliance, avoiding additional workload and offering the simplest SABER solution on the market.

XDS Solutions can offer a fully managed SABER solution. Customers benefit from reduced costs, increased efficiency, and expert advice. XDS Solutions are your go-to supplier offering a certificate of conformity package tailored to your requirements.

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