One-stop solution facilitating your product entry into the Gulf markets
The Gulf region has experienced significant economic growth in
the past decades and more businesses are exporting products into the region.
The G Marking signifies the conformity of products to the pre-defined
requirements of health, safety and environmental standards.
As accredited by the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) Accreditation Centre (GAC*) as a Notified Body to issue Gulf Region Mark (G-Marking) certifications for all low voltage electrical equipment and appliances, Intertek can provide support and guidance on the Gulf Technical Regulations and overall G-marking preparation for the products entering the member countries in the Gulf Region:
The G Marking for low voltage electrical products is regulated in the Gulf Technical Regulation (BD-142004-01), which mainly focuses on household appliances with a voltage rating of 50-1000V AC or 75-1500V DC concerning of general safety and EMC safety of the products. The enforcement of this new regulation is set to begin with a pilot scheme from 1 June 2015, with full enforcement from 1 July 2016. All low-voltage electrical products being brought onto and available in the GCC marketplace after 1 July 2016 must have the G Marking.
List 1 regulated products:
There are 13 product categories, primarily in the area of IEC 60335 (Home Appliances), examples:
GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) has announced the official launching of the GSO Certificate Tracking System (GCTS) on 26 June 2016. This system offers pertinent information to the relevant authorities responsible for Border Control and Market Surveillance in GSO member states.
As a GSO Notified Body, Intertek Hong Kong provides the required services for your product entry.
*GAC, Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Center;
*GSO, Standardization Organization for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
To find out the status of your product certification, please visit the Directory of GCC Certified Products.
For more information, please contact our representatives.
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