SABER Technical Regulation for Building Materials (Part 2)

Technical Regulation for Building Materials Part 2: Insulation and Building Cladding Materials

The Technical Regulation for Building Materials Part 2: Insulation and Building Cladding Materials, set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ensures the safety and quality of Insulating and Building Cladding Materials in the Saudi market. This regulation focuses on material quality, labelling, and environmental considerations. 

Products Covered 

This regulation covers various types of Insulating and Building Cladding Materials, including:  

  • Composite gypsum boards, Gypsum board cornices, Gypsum ceilings 

  • Synthetic rock wool 

  • Rigid polyurethane, Polystyrene and Polyurethane foam 

  • Rigid polyurethane/ isocinorate plates 

  • Perlite and Vermiculite 

  • Steam insulation bitumen sheets or Plastic sheets for steam insulation (for Kitchen) 

  • Thermal insulation of cork 

  • Rigid cellular phenol, plastic and rubber seals 

  • Metal panels for interior ceilings and walls and Metal panels reinforced for external cladding. 

  • Aluminum composite panels for exterior cladding 

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 insulating and building cladding materials, 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 insulating and building cladding materials, 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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