NOTIFICATION The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6.
Member to Agreement notifying:SAUDI ARABIA
If applicable, name of local government involved (Articles 3.2 and 7.2):
Agency responsible: Saudi Arabian Standards Organisation (SASO)
Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and web-site addresses, if available) ofagency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:
Notified under Article 2.9.2 , 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ X ], 5.7.1 [ ], other:
Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading.
ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): All products subjected to the Technical Regulations and Conformity Marking of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries under the GCC Conformity Assessment Scheme. GCC Conformity Marking is to be applicable to all products for which Gulf technical regulations have been issued to mandate the affixation of the Marking as an indication of fulfilment of relevant requirements. tất cả các sản phẩm chịu sự điều chỉnh của Quy chuẩn kỹ thuật và ghi dấu phù hợp của các nước thuộc Hội đồng hợp tác Vùng Vịnh (GCC) theo Chương trình đánh giá phù hợp GCC. Dấu phù hợp GCC dùng để áp dụng cho tất cả các sản phẩm mà quy chuẩn kỹ thuật Vùng vịnh đã được ban hành bắt buộcphải gắn dấu nhằm chỉ rõ việc thực hiện các yêu cầu liên quan
Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Conformity Marking Regulation for Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC) (9 pages, in Arabic).
Description of content: GCC Conformity Marking signifies the conformity of products at least to the essential requirements of health, safety and environment. Affixing of GCC conformity marking will be compulsory for products categories that will be the subject of GCC Technical Regulations. GCC Conformity Marking technical regulation covers the scope of application of the marking, the rules for affixing and the use of GCC Conformity Marking and the violations and penalties.
Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Implementation of the objectives of the "Economic Agreement" establishing a single Market for Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC) (United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait).