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 Registration of plastic products

​​​​​​​​​Registration of plastic products


 


 

Registration Mechanism for Importers and Manufacturers of Degradable Plastic Product.

Ser​​Description​Details​​




1


 


 

 
Registration

 
(Applicant)​​
  1. Fill in the registration form.
  2. A declaration to only use the additives licensed by SASO from the manufacturer / importer  of the degradable plastic product. 
  3. The entity shall have an appropriate quality management system
  4. Declaration from the manufacturer / importer to submit a test report certificate of their plastic product given by the additives' importer, and add the additives (degradable material) according to the required ratio, and ensure that the additive is safe for food- contact (does not affect the safety of food) within a maximum period of  (6) weeks from registration date, and approve to renewal the additive certificate every (3) years
  5. ​​The importers shall ensure placing the logo -obtained from SASO- for every imported product by them, and shall provide SASO with a list of the factories imported from. 

 


2
Registration Costs

(Applicant)​​
  1. Costs of application= 500 SAR (Free until April 14th) 
  2. Costs of studying primary technical documents = 2500 SAR / per business day
  3. Costs of license to use the logo = 600 SAR / per product. (Free until April 14th) 
  4. ​Costs of audit visits / inspection of factories = 3000 SAR / per business day.

3
Documents Review

 
(SASO)

 
  1. Documents shall be reviewed to ensure, validity, conformity, and fulfillment of the manufacturer / importer to relevant all needed  requirements



4



Logo Licensing

 
(SASO)​​
  1. The license shall be granted to the manufacturer / importer to place the logo (Oxo- biodegradable plastics' logo) on their product after reaching  conformity.
  2. If the product did not pass conformity, the manufacturer / importer shall be required to make requested modifications within a specified time period, according to the type of the required modification.
  3. ​​The license validity, for the logo to be used on the product, is one renewable year, provided that the manufacturer / importer shall apply to renew the license one month prior to its date of expiry.


5


Logo Placement

 
(Applicant)
  1. The logo shall be placed on plastic products, at the bottom, in a clear place.
  2. The logo shall be placed on the plastic product in a size that is not smaller than (3 x 4.5 cm), and not larger than (4 x 6 cm).
  3. For small size products that are difficult to print on, the logo shall be placed on the package.
  4. The logo shall be clearly legible and non-erasable.


6

Clearance

 
(Customs)​​
  1. Clearance of the products with logo installed.
  2. The Customs shall have a list of the importers of plastic products who are registered at SASO, as well as a list of factories outside the Kingdom that the importers deal with. No product shall be allowed to be cleared unless the  supplier /factory - that the importer deals with - is in the registered list.


7

Market Monitoring

 
(Ministry of Commerce and Investment)
  1. When detecting the market any violation found (such as: not placing the logo or installing it incorrectly, being illegible, or the product is non-conforming.. etc), SASO has the right to take the necessary action (e.g. revoking the license certificate, withdrawing the product from the market and warehouses, products destruction, or any legal action deemed appropriate by SASO)


 

 

List of polythene and polypropylene products subject to this regulation ​

Phase 1: Includes products described in the table. Date of application starts from  17 Rajab 1438 AH/ 14 April 2017.
Ser
Product NameCustom Code​​

 

 

 

 

1​

  1. Shopping bags
  2. Garbage bags 
  3. ​Clothes bags

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392321100000


392329100000

 

 

2​

Disposable  Sheet rolls (table covers​).​​​

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392049100000​

​3​Woven barley bags​

 

Phase 2: Includes products described in the table. Date of application starts from 2 Muharram 1441 AH/ 01 September, 2019

 

 

 

 

1​

 

Bubble wrap and cushioning packaging   ​

الأغلفة-البلاستيكية-الفقاعية.png

 

 


392119000000​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2​

Bags for postal use, example:

 
A. Carrier bags

 

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B. Courier an​​d security bags

أكياس-الأمانات-والطرود-البريدية.png 

C. Mail order bags  (magazine and newspaper bags)​

أكياس-المجلات-وأكياس-الصحف.png ​

 

 

 

 

 

 



392321100000


392329100000​

 

 

 

3​

Disposable tableware (such as plates, spoons and cups)​​

Plastic-cups-DG211-12.jpg​​​​​

 

392410300000


392410390001


392410390003​

 

4

Flower wraps​

الأغلفة-البلاستيكية-المستخدمة-لتغليف-الزهور.png


392010000000


392020000000​

​5

Stretch films (packaging)​

asar-03.jpg 

​392119000000 
​6

Overwraps (Plastic covers used for secondary packaging) ​

asar-01.jpgasar-02.jpg

 

 


392010000000


392020000000​

​7

 ​Shrink Films​​ 

shrink film1.jpg 

 
392010000000


392020000000

​8

Cling films (packaging)

رقائق-(رولات)-التغليف-البلاستيكية-الملتصقة.pngasar-04.jpg

 

 

391910000000

391990000000

​9

Packaging bags used for bread, nuts, sweets and all bakery items​.​​​​​

asar-06.jpgالأكياس-المستخدمة-لتغليف-الخبز،-والجوز،-والحلويات،-وجميع-منتجات-المخابز.png 

 

392321100000

392329100000

 


 

Phase 3: Includes products described in the table. Date of application starts from 2 Muharram 1441 AH/ 01 September, 2019

 

1

Diaper wraps​


392010000000


392020000000​

 

 

 

 

2​

 

Plastic liners (used for cartons)​

البطائن-البلاستيكية-المستخدمة-لتبطين-الصناديق-الكرتونية.png

 

 

 

 

392010000000

392020000000

 

 

 

 

 

3​

 

Personal care products (such as: gloves, shoe covers, and any disposable personal care products)

منتجات-العناية-الشخصية-المصنوعة-من-المواد-البلاستيكية.png​​​​​

 

 

392620100000

392620900000

392690999999


4

 

Plastic bags used in soil remediation, agricultural/horticultural applications (such as: banana bags, mulch films)​

 

392321100000

392329100000


 



5

Plastic bags used for seedlings​

 أكياس-البلاستيك-الخاصة-بالشتلات.png​​​​​​​

 

 

392321100000

392329100000

 

6

Food pac​kaging bags


392321100000


392329100000

7

Woven plastic ba​gs​

392321100000

392329100000

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To download the Technical Regulation for Degradable Plastic Products,​

kindly click (here​)

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To download the ​costs of biodegradable plastic certification​ 

kindly click (he​re​)

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To download the laboratories' list authorized to supply factories with additives, 

kindly click (here)​

 


To register biodegradable plastic products,

kindly click on the icon

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If you require further information please contact: ​

 


 

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