GSO Regulated Products

Find out if your product is regulated under the GSO Technical Regulation for Children’s Toys and Low Voltage Equipment (LVE) and Appliances.

Regulated Toy Products

  • General toy (not intended for use by children under 3 years old)
  • Functional toy
  • Aquatic toy
  • Activity toy
  • Chemical toy
  • Cosmetic kit
  • Gustative game
  • Olfactory board game
  • Toys for under 3 year old children
  • Skates, roller skates, inline skates, skateboards, scooters and toy bicycles for children
  • Toys in food
  • Protective masks and helmets
  • Toys intended to be strung across a cradle, cot or perambulator using strings, cords, elastics or straps
  • Finger paints
  • Trampoline
  • Battery operated and/or electrical toy
  • Other toys

Excluded products not under regulation include:

  • Playground equipment intended for public use
  • Automatic playing machines (whether coin operated or not) intended for public use
  • Toy vehicles equipped with combustion engines
  • Toy steam engines
  • Slings and catapults

Please don't hesitate to contact us for more information on any of these product categories, or for the complete list of regulated and excluded products.

LVE List 2 Regulated Products

GSO regulates LVEs based on two categories. The first category called "List 1" consists of products that do not require certification by a notified body. Instead, manufacturers must self-comply during the production process.

However, LVE List 2 products are subject to conformity assessment by notified bodies like Cotecna. Products regulated under the Gulf Technical Regulation for Children's Toys and Low Voltage Electrical (LVE) Equipment and Appliances List 2 include:

  • Domestic electrical fans
  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • Washing machines, washers and dryers
  • Food grinders, mixers and juice extractors.
  • Toasters
  • Hair-dressing apparatus and hand dryers
  • Electric heating apparatus
  • Microwave ovens
  • Cookers, grillers and ovens
  • Water heaters
  • Electric Irons
  • Plugs, sockets, extension cords, adaptors and chargers
  • Air conditioners

Labelling Requirements

All request must include the relevant Marking & Labelling information required by the specific GSO Standard and Technical Regulations for each product. All Markings should be in “Arabic” or “English” or both “Arabic & English”.

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