Saudi Quality Mark

Saudi Quality Mark (SQM) is a mark approved by SASO indicating that the establishment has an effective Quality Management that ensures producing a product complies with the technical regulations and the Saudi Standards, The Quality Mark represents the highest level of conformity assessment and compliance according to the international standard ISO/IEC 17067, SASO designed the licensing service of using the quality mark in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO/IEC 17065.

Saudi Quality Mark Benefits
At the consumer level At the facilities level At the national level
Contributes to maintain the health and safety of the consumer Improves and increases the sales volume Contributes to raising the quality of local and imported products in the markets
Increases consumer satisfaction and confidence in the offered product Facilitates the flow of goods entry through customs ports Contributes to support the national economy and raising the competitiveness of products in Saudi Arabia

GEO-CHEM is glad to announce that we are now authorised by SASO under the Saudi Product Safety Program (SALEEM) to perform Type 5 SQM Audits and review processes for High-risk products.
Clients looking for Saudi Quality Mark can now opt for GEO-CHEM services for review and audit to get their Products certified for SQM on SASO portal. Our services facilitate trade to achieve the SQM, which enhances their image, enhancing customer trust and confidence, and leads to increased market share. Furthermore, the SQM process, which includes Initial and periodic visits, sampling and testing, assessment of the production process, and audit of the management system, is being performed by GEO-CHEM authorised auditors and experts, making it easier and more efficient for clients to meet the requirements.

GEO-CHEM is now authorised to support to process SQM for below referred product categories.
Building Materials Part 1: Metals Sectors and their Alloys Designed for construction Work (SASO TR 01-03-16-156-BD) (Steel Rebar) Construction Materials Part 3: Hydraulics Links and Products Relationship (SASO TR 02-07-17-161 BD) (Cement All types, Ready mix Concrete)
Building Materials Part 4 (SASO TR 03-07-17-161-BD) (Ceramic Tiles) Building Materials Part 2 (Aluminum Composite Panels)
Building materials Part 1 (Flat Steel products, Steel Plates) Electric Extension Cords, Sockets, Plugs, Switches

Saudi Quality Mark Process

Submit an application at SASO Certificates issuance portal-,

Review of the technical files and available reports by SASO and allotment to Accredited Certification Body i.e. GEO-CHEM

Technical study and planing of factory audits to be performed by a authorised auditors from GEO-CHEM

Physical audit performance at manufacturing facility, sampling and testing in accredited lab

Corrective actions on recorded non-compliance case if any and review of test reports and reporting of complete audit pack and reports on portal

SASO will perform the final review through technical committee and issue the conformity mark if approved

Saudi Quality Mark - Validity of certificate 3 Years
Annual surveillance audit and testing will be conducted by accredited body i.e. GEO-CHEM

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