About Standards

​Issuing Saudi standards is one of the most important tasks and activities carried out by SASO with the aim of setting standards, conditions, and technical requirements that must be met in goods and products to achieve an acceptable level of quality to maintain health and safety of the consumer.

Standard is a document, established by consensus and approved by a recognized body, that provides, for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines, or characteristics for activities or their results, aimed at the achievement of the optimum degree of order in a given context.

SASO issues Saudi standards in the following fields:

  • Construction and building materials.​
  • Chemical and petroleum products.
  • Electrical and electronic products.
  • Mechanical and metal products.
  • Textile products.
  • Weights and Measures.
  • Quality Control and Conformity.
  • Information and documentation.
  • Service Standards.​


Last modified 30 May 2021
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