Latest Saudi Regulations for Soap Products

  • 11/11/2020

Discover the latest regulatory updates and requirements on soap products for exports to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi and Gulf authorities have published new regulatory news regarding soap products. The latest updates include:

Updated customs code on SABER system

  • HS code 340130 (defined as: organic surface-active products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not they contain soap), which was previously covered under the SASO SALEEM Programme, is now set under the SFDA Cosmetics Programme.

Draft of GSO Standards for soap

  • GSO Standard for toilet soap (GSO 1786) is under update.
  • This new version of the standard refers to the GSO Safety Requirements of Cosmetics and Personal Care Products 1943/2016 confirming the status of cosmetics.

To be sure you are up to date with the latest requirements when exporting to Saudi Arabia, please contact us and we will guide you through all the different steps before obtaining your Certificate of Conformity for clearance.

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