SASO/SALEEM Product Safety Program

CTUV is authorized by SASO (Saudi Standards Metrology and Quality Organization) to issue Certificates of Conformity for exports of regulated products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The SALEEM program, issued by the SASO (Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization), aims to regulate and ensure the safety, quality, and compliance of products imported into Saudi Arabia. SALEEM stands for "Saudi Product Safety Program.

SASO categorizes products under different risk assessments, which are further classified into specific conformity processes.

The SALEEM program focuses on protecting consumers and the environment by establishing and enforcing strict standards for various product categories. These standards cover a wide range of goods, including electrical appliances, toys, cosmetics, chemicals, building materials, etc.

Approved Technical Regulations

  • Low Voltage Electrical Appliances
  • Toys
  • Bricks, Tiles, Ceramics, Sanitary Ware and Related Products
  • Gas appliances and accessories
  • Textile products
  • Footwear and their accessories
  • Leather products
  • Telecommunications
  • Water Rationalization

Process of the SALEEM Program

The SALEEM program involves a process that importers must follow to ensure their products comply with the established standards. The key steps in the process typically include


Importers need to register with the SASO and to participate in the SABER system

Product Testing

Importers must ensure that their products undergo rigorous testing in accredited laboratories to verify compliance with the relevant standards. Testing may include performance, safety, and quality assessments.

Product Certificate of Conformity

Once the products pass the testing phase, importers are required to obtain a Product Certificate of Conformity (PCoC) for each product. The CoC serves as proof of compliance and is issued by SASO-approved certification bodies.

Shipment Conformity of Certificate

Importers must provide the required documentation, including the PCoC, CoC to demonstrate compliance with the program's requirements.

Market Surveillance

SASO conducts regular market surveillance activities to monitor compliance and ensure that products in the Saudi market continue to meet the necessary standards

It's important to note that the specific details and requirements of the SALEEM program may evolve over time. Therefore, it's advisable for importers to refer to the official SASO guidelines and regulations for the most up-to-date information and procedures related to the SALEEM program.

CTUV is a Conformity Body and has been approved by the Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO). We assist you in obtaining the up-to-date conformity assessment regulations and requirements to faciliate all importers and manufacturers. You can contact us for the further information.