Requirements for Importing Low Voltage Electricals into Saudi Arabia

Technical Regulation for Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances

The Technical Regulation for Low Voltage Equipment and Appliances, set by the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), ensures the safety and quality of low voltage equipment products in the Saudi market. This regulation focuses on material quality, labelling, and environmental considerations.

Products Covered

This regulation covers various types of low voltage products, including: 

  • Domestic appliances

  • Electrical fans 

  • Refrigeration equipment 

  • Motors and generators 

  • Food preparation devices

  • Lighting 

  • Electrical cables 

  • Chargers 

  • Televisions and monitors 

  • Video games devices 

  • Hair-dressing apparatus 

  • Pumps 

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 LVE product 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 1a Assessment: Applicable to all LVE products, requiring standard documentation for certification.

Note: Some products may also require G-Mark Certificate, SASO IECEE Recognition Certificate or SASO Energy Efficiency Certificate. 

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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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