Requirements for Importing Detergent Products into Saudi Arabia

Technical Regulation For Detergents

The Technical Regulation for Detergents, set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ensures the safety and quality of detergent products in the Saudi market. This regulation focuses on quality, labelling, and environmental considerations.

Products Covered

This regulation covers various types of detergents, including:

  • Synthetic detergents (e.g., Liquid detergent, Detergent powder)

  • Soaps (e.g., Toilet soap, soap flakes, toilet soap for children)

  • Chemical cleaners (e.g., Carpet cleaner, germicidal liquid cleaner)

  • Sodium Bicarbonate and Sodium Hypochlorite Solution for domestic uses

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 detergent safety, including testing for harmful substances.

  • 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 detergent products, 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.

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