Gulf Conformity mark, also called as G-mark is an affirmation mark used to show items that fit in with every specialized guideline of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It implies that the G-stamped items meet all necessities of the comparing specialized guidelines and have passed all similarity evaluation strategies. The imprint was presented in 2009.
G Mark is done for the Products Imported or Sold in Gulf Member States. Gulf Mark (G Mark) Certification is a compulsory requirement for Low Voltage Electrical products and children’s toys to be exported to the Gulf Coordinating Council (GCC) Nations under the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO).
Categories of G Mark
- G Marking for Low Electrical Appliances
- Gulf Toys Technical Regulation
G Marking for Low Electrical Appliances
Team Corpseed™ will assist you with evaluating technical requirements and preparation of documentation and provide the risk analysis for products such as household utilities, plugs, socket outlets, chargers and other similar products. Further Low Electrical Appliances are categorized in the two categories
- List 1 Regulated Products
- List 2 Regulated Products
List 1 Regulated Products
Manufacturers of List 1 products must have a GMP system in place. Typically, a factory quality control system, in order to guarantee products are being manufactured and assembled in a measured manner which embraces production line testing to ensure the product quality and integrity within the design intent. After considering the above points a manufacturer can affix the correct G Marking to the product and draw up a written Declaration of Conformity.
List 2 Regulated Products:
Manufacturers of list 2 regulated products must choose a single Notified Body (NB) entity, so that product meets the requirements of the applicable Gulf Technical Regulations and for the issuance of an estimation report with a Gulf Type Examination certificate. Manufacturers shall ensure the manufacturing good manufacturing practice has been applied in order to confirm that the product is being manufactured in accord to the technical specifications. Such manufacturers must prepare a detail technical file for each model of product, and a risk analysis report and test reports, among the other additional documentation requirements,
- Electric fans
- Clothes washer/ Dryer
- Refrigerator/ Freezer
- Food grinder/ Mixer/ Juice extractor
- Hair-dressing apparatus/ Hand dryer
- Microwave oven
- Electric heating apparatus
- Water heater
- Cooker/ Griller/ Oven
- Air conditioner
- Electric iron
- Plug/ Socket
Gulf Toys Technical Regulation
Children’s toys must accomplish all specific safety requirements listed under the technical regulation related to physical, chemical, mechanical, flammability, hygiene, electrical and radioactive properties. Gulf Toys Technical Regulation (GTTR) has been regularly obligatory in all GCC Member States (The State of the United Arab Emirates, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Kingdom of Bahrain, The Sultanate of Oman, The State of Kuwait, The State of Qatar and Yemen).
This design means that the Toys fulfill essential requirements for health, safety and the environment.
Every toy is protected by the scope of EN 71 and EC directive 88/378/EC (as well as IEC 62115 for electrical toys) is included in the scope of the GTTR.