What product types are currently affected by SABER?

SASO (Saudi Arabia Standards Organisation) has already implemented and enforced Technical Regulations for the below product categories and stipulated their Product & Shipment Certificates of Conformity must only be processed using the new online SABER platform (rather than the traditional SASO Certificate of Conformity):

Regulation Implementation Date
Technical Regulation for Gas Appliances and their Accessories 1st February 2019
Technical Regulation for Children’s Toys 1st April 2019
Technical Regulation for Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances 1st April 2019
Technical Regulation of Lubricating Oils 1st April 2019
Technical Regulation for Electrical Lifts (Elevators) Used in Buildings and Installation 1st June 2019
Technical Regulation for Building Materials – part I: Metals and their Alloys for constructions and buildings 1st June 2019
Technical Regulation for Building Materials – Part II: Insulating and Cladding Materials for Buildings 1st June 2019
Technical Regulation for Building Materials – Part III: Hydraulic Links and Related Products 1st June 2019
Technical Regulation for Building Materials – Part IV: Bricks, Tiles, Ceramics, and Sanitary Ware 1st June 2019

* Last updated: 6th May 2019

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What product types are likely to be affected by SABER in the future?

SASO has approved the below Technical Regulations that cover products intended to be subject to Product & Shipment Certificates of Conformity through the SABER platform in the near future. At this point in time, there is no current indication of when SABER will be mandatory for the below product categories:

Regulation Implementation Date
Technical Regulation for Detergents Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Paints (Dyes) and Varnishes Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Paints (Dyes) and Varnishes- Issue No. 2 Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for the Electric Self-balancing Boards (Scooter) Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Degradable Plastic Products Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Energy Efficiency- Issue (1) – Amendment (2) Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Water Rationalization Tools Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for the procedures of data registration and the issuance of Energy efficiency label in vehicles and tires Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for front, rear and side barriers for trucks and trailers Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Auto Spare Parts Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for the procedures of data registration and the issuance of label Energy efficiency in vehicles and tires Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Electric Vehicles Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Classification of Vehicle Maintenance Centres – Issue (1) Date to be announced
Technical Regulation of Textile Products Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Rides & Devices of Amusement Parks. Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Small-Solar Photovoltaic Systems. Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment. Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Electrical Batteries Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Modified Vehicles and Limited Production Vehicles Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Trailers and Semi-Trailers Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Telecommunications Devices Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Simple Pressure Devices Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Games and Devices of Amusement City Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Ornaments and Decorations Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Shoes and Leather Date to be announced
Technical Regulation for Fireworks Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Batteries and Electric Cells Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Packaging Date to be announced
Technical Regulation of Materials and Surfaces for Contact With Food Date to be announced
Technical Regulations Adhesives and Related Products Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Fire Fighting Equipment Date to be announced
Technical Regulations for Photovoltaic cells Date to be announced

* Last updated: 12th June 2019

How can XDS Solutions assist?

Specialising in Saudi Arabian customs clearance with a vast amount of experience with the SASO program, 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.

Expert use of the SABER system with assistance from XDS Solutions will ensure you benefit from rapid processing and issuance of Certificates of Conformity and a reduction in the time it takes importing your products through Saudi customs.

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

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