CERTIFICATION IN INDIA

SASO/SABER CERTIFICATION

What is SASO/SABER?

The Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organisation (SASO) have made the decision to implement the Saudi Product Safety Programme (SALEEM) by launching the SABER platform for online Certification for Exports to Saudi Arabia.

SASO has published a list of Technical Regulations covering various products such as Lube Oils, Detergents, Building Materials, and Construction Products, Paints, Lifts, Vehicle Spare Parts, Textiles, etc.

The products covered by the Technical Regulations are referred to as Regulated Products. 

Benefits of SASO/SABER Certification

Ensure Product Safety

Reputation

Access to new business

Improved efficiency

Customer satisfaction

Helps you stand out from your competitors

Who can be certified SASO/SABERCertification?

Lube Oils

Detergents

Building Materials

Construction Products

Paints

Lifts

Vehicle Spare Parts

Textiles

Document required for SASO/SABERCertification

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of SASO/SABER Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance product certification, A simple & practical method of product certification organization in timely compliance and fulfills the product certification requirement. Shamkris support 100% on documentation required to comply with product certification either by self-certification or notify body certification to depend on directives. 

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame

Task

Process

Day 1

Scope defined
NoBo
Selection
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Product Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit
MRM
CAPA

Week 10

NoBo
Audit
N-C Closing

Week 12

Self Certification/NoBo

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

FAQ

Saber is an electronic platform that helps the local supplier and factory to register the required conformity certificates electronically for consumer products, whether imported or locally manufactured, to enter the Saudi market. The platform also aims to raise the level of safe products in the Saudi market.

The process for obtaining a PCoC is:
  1. Importer adds product information on the SABER platform.
  2. Importer selects CB for issuance of PCoC and pays related fees.
  3. The CB accesses the SABER platform to check for importer requests.

SABER is a platform that allows importers and local manufacturers to electronically obtain the required Certificate of Conformity and Certificate of Shipment Conformity for consumer goods, whether they were imported or locally manufactured to enter the Saudi market.