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South Africa SABS Certification

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What is South African SABS certification?

SABS (South frican Bureau of Standards) is a short name for the South African Bureau of Standards. Is a mandatory certification in South Africa, as long as the control of products produced to South Africa must produce SABS certificate. South African Bureau of Standards is South Africa is a neutral third party certification body, responsible for South Africa's system certification and product certification. In addition to establishing the standard responsibilities, SABS also represents the national management of mandatory standards, to comply with the norms of products, the right to grant the right to use, in addition to the ISO09001, ISO9002 enterprises issued a certificate, and on behalf of the country and some major buyers Responsible for the inspection and testing before shipment, issued a certificate of competency. SABS certification is widely used in chemical products, biological products, fiber products and clothing, machinery products, safety equipment, electrical products, civil and construction and automotive products and other fields. In recent years, SABS certification has become an important weight of the South African government to control the import of products.

SABS certification mark

SABS certified product range

SABS certification is divided into two major categories of product certification and system certification, and SABS product certification mainly includes the following eight categories: chemicals, biological products, fiber products and clothing, machinery products, safety equipment, electrical products, civil and construction and automotive products. Among them, the related building materials and products are: stone products, concrete products, roofing materials, cement, lime, cement mixture, natural building stone, safety glass, steel structure, wood and wood products, brick, tile, Paint, sealant and so on.

SABS certified factory inspection

Plant inspection is usually required

SABS certification data preparation

1.Application form
2. Product brochure
3. circuit diagram, alignment diagram
Box diagram
5. Labels

SABS certification process

1. The manufacturer completes the complete application form;
2. If the factory has more than one plant, you need to fill in the application form. Each product within the scope of certification is required to be reflected in the application form. In addition, the factory also need to fill in the application of the credibility of the application form, the person in charge to ensure that the first review fees and other certification fees;
3. After receiving the application form, the South African Bureau of Standards will issue a quotation for the audit;
4. Under the premise that the offer is approved, the South African Bureau of Standards will conduct a factory review;
5. If the above review is passed, the South African Bureau of Standards will prepare an annual supervisory contract;
6. Each year there will be two auditors conducting a random review, and the annual audit review and testing costs will be stated in the contract;
7. Two auditors will bring samples back to the laboratory;
8. The samples will be tested later, and the South African Bureau of Standards will be drawn from the buyer's cargo from South Africa. If the batch is less than 4 times a year, the insufficient sample will be sent from the factory and the cost will be Factory commitment;
9. If the test results are unqualified, then the cost of the sample and the cost of retesting will be borne by the factory;
10. The validity of the certificate will be three years, unless there are other reasons to cancel the certificate.

SABS certification instructions

The validity of the certificate will be three years, unless there are other reasons to cancel the certificate.
1. The product conforms to a SABS / SANS national standard;
2. Products through the corresponding standard test;
3. The quality system meets ISO 9000 requirements or other specified requirements;
4. Only the product and quality system are required to apply for the use of SABS logo;
5. Routine product testing to be carried out under the guidance of the test results to give;
6. The quality system is assessed at least 2 per year and requires full content assessment;

SABS certification precautions

1, the first enterprise must specify an agent (Agent), the agent will declare all the data information and after sale and other matters are responsible. The South African Road Traffic Act (Act93: 1996) requires importers to register at the local traffic department;
2, South Africa is an imperial country, belonging to the right rudder member countries, and only after the smooth registration can continue to test and submit documents to SABS and so on;
3, should be strictly in accordance with the relevant standards of South Africa to complete all the test items and will meet the NRCS report and other technical documents submitted;
4, the entire certification process consists of two parts: test report review and prototype consistency check; (Note: sample inspection can be arranged according to business needs in the country or South Africa)
5, once all the information and prototype through the NRCS audit and evaluation, NRCS will issue a certificate. Under normal circumstances the entire audit process does not exceed 15 working days.
6, the certificate valid date: as long as the applicable standard regulations have not changed, while the vehicle without any changes, the certificate will continue to be effective;
7, NRCS will be responsible for the production of consistency control, if found models do not match, it has the right to recover the certificate.
8, in order to ensure consistency of production, NRCS may be in the certificate after a period of time after the factory review.

SABS certification cycle

3-5 weeks

Shenzhen SABS certification agency

(Hereinafter referred to as SABS certification agency), not only has independent laboratories and a group of experienced SABS certified engineers, but also for our customers to provide a full range of SABS certification services (STS) as a professional authority of the third party testing agencies and SABS certification agency , The company signed a mutual agreement with a number of countries, and issued by the report (or certificate), in line with national testing standards, to eliminate your product export trade barriers. If you have relevant SABS certification test requirements, please call us at 400-1800-162, we sincerely welcome you to visit our company.
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