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Saudi Quality Mark (SQM)

Ensure efficient mandatory SQM certification (under SALEEM scheme) for your products with our support services

Following the ‘Saudi Arabia Vision 2030’, the ‘Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization’ (SASO’ has set two strategic objectives, as part of the related ‘Saudi National Transformation Program 2020’:

1. Build consumer confidence in product sold in the market.

2. Guarantee the fair trade between the buyer and the seller.

To achieve those two strategic objectives, the “Launch of the Saudi Product Safety Program" (called “SALEEM" was initiated).

Under this program, the products which are considered as high risk based on their nature, application, safety and performance aspects, with a focus on risks to consumers and the environment, Saudi Quality Mark (SQM) is required.

Saudi Quality Mark process involves:

1. Initial and Periodic Visits

2. Taking samples for testing during the visits

3. Assessment of Production Process

4. Audit of Management System

Detailed Information

Technical aspects Safety
Environment / Eco
Market surveillance Yes
Obligation Mandatory
Factory inspection Yes
Sample testing Yes

​3 years.

Product Scope

- Additives used for the OXO/Bio-Degradable Plastics

- Cement

- Ceramic Tiles

- Steel Bars

- Liquefied Petroleum Gas Appliances and Accessories

- Iron Plate

- Aluminium Composite Panel For External Cladding And Internal Finish

- Electrical Extension Cords (from August 2020 on)

Cables, Plugs, Switches and Sockets (from February 2021 on)

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