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What is (SQM) Saudi Quality Mark?

The Saudi Quality Mark (SQM) is a certification issued by the Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO). It signifies that a product meets the specified quality and safety standards set by SASO. The framework employed in overseeing the Saudi Quality Mark’s administration aligns with the specifications outlined in International Standards (ISO/IEC 17065). This pertains to the criteria governing entities that issue certifications for products, processes, and services. The Saudi Quality Mark Department acquired an International Accreditation Certificate, adhering to the stipulations of ISO/IEC 17065:2012, granted by the GCC Accreditation Center. SQM plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and conformity of goods to established standards, fostering a culture of excellence in Saudi Arabia.

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Benefits of Saudi Quality Mark (SQM)

  • Quality Assurance: The SQM is used to signify that a product has undergone testing and evaluation to ensure it meets specific quality and safety standards. This helps build confidence among consumers regarding the quality of the product.
  • Consumer Protection: The mark serves as a guarantee to consumers that the product they are purchasing has met the necessary quality standards. It assists in defending customers against defective or hazardous products.
  • Market Access: Having the Saudi Quality Mark can facilitate market access for products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It may be a requirement for certain products to be sold in the Saudi Arabian market.
  • Promoting Trust: The Saudi Quality Mark contributes to building trust between consumers and producers by providing a recognizable symbol of quality. Consumers are more likely to trust products carrying a certification mark issued by a reputable standards organization.
  • International Recognition: In some cases, having the Saudi Quality Mark may enhance the international competitiveness of Saudi products by demonstrating compliance with recognized quality standards.

Steps to issue Saudi Quality Mark (SQM)

Acquiring the SQM mark, which aligns with ISO/IEC 17065 standards, involves several steps:

  • Conducting a technical assessment.
  • Performing an audit of the factory or production line.
  • Submitting an application for review and undergoing an audit.

The SQM mark is granted for a duration of three years and requires periodic audits to maintain compliance.

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