SASO Cosmetic Analysis

SASO Cosmetic Analysis

Saso Sertifika


Any Cosmetics and Perfumery Products covered by the Saudi Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) require a mandatory Certificate of Conformity to pass through Saudi Customs. Related products and companies must meet the following requirements.


Cosmetics and Perfumery Products must meet the Standards and other Requirements mandated by the SFDA.

Cosmetics and Perfumery Products for the Saudi market will comply with the requirements of GSO 1943/2016 “Safety Requirements for Cosmetics and Personal Care Products” and GSO 2528/2016 “Technical Regulation on Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Claims”. ”.

Key Cosmetic and Perfume products regulatory requirements include:
  • Compliance with GSO 1943 (Cosmetic Safety) and GSO 2528 (Cosmetic Product Claims)
  • Absence of pork or its derivatives in the products
  • Labeling must be in Arabic
  • Medical claims should not be allowed
  • Product images and advertising materials should not be contrary to social customs
  • Features related to alcohol-based products: no alcohol in mouthwash, special classification for alcohol-based hand sanitizers

As NANOLAB, we analyze the following product groups within the scope of Compliance with GSO 1943 (Cosmetic Safety) and GSO 2528 (Cosmetic Product Claims);
  • Hair dyes
  • Hair Care Products (Including Shampoo, Straightener, Spray, Cream and Oil)
  • Oral Care Products (including toothpaste and mouthwash)
  • Lip Care Products (including lip stick and lip balm)
  • Nail Products (polish and removers)
  • Perfume and Alcohol and aqueous cleaners in wipes (personal hygiene wipes, baby wipes)
  • Hand soap
  • Talc (and other) skin Powders
  • Deodorant, Antiperspirant and Alum
  • depilatories
  • Skin Products (Including skin care, sunscreen, peeling and mineral makeup)
  • "Eye Products (including Eye Makeup and Glue, Lashes)"
  • Henna and Seder
  • Shaving Products (shaving and aftershave care)
  • Oud (Agar Wood) and other perfume and fragrance oils

As NANOLAB, we perform the following analyzes within the scope of Compliance with GSO 1943 (Cosmetic Safety) and GSO 2528 (Cosmetic Product Claims);
  • 1.4 Dioxane
  • Acetone (For Nail Polish Removers)
  • Acid Value Peroxide Value (For Hair Oil)
  • Alcohol
  • allergens
  • Ammonia
  • Asbestos
  • Ash
  • Azelaic Acid
  • Benzophenone (For Sunscreen Only)
  • Boric Acid
  • Chlorhexidine (For Mouthwash)
  • Cyclomethicone D4
  • Residues in Polymers (For example, Solvents such as Methacrylic Acid, Styrene, Ethylene Oxide, Benzene, etc.)"
  • Dibutyl Phthalate
  • dioxane
  • Quantification of Dioxane
  • Catechol
  • Fluoride
  • Dipropylene Glycol
  • Formaldehyde
  • Formaldehyde or Formaldehyde Releasing Preservatives
  • Formaldehyde Releasing Preservatives
  • Banned Uv Filters
  • Heavy metals
  • "Hydrogen peroxide
  • Free Sodium and Potassium Hydroxides
  • Identification of Hydrogen Peroxide
  • hydroquinone
  • Pig oil
  • Lawsone
  • Methanol
  • Liral ( Hicc )
  • Mercaptoacetic Acid (Thioglycolic Acid)
  • Methyl N-Methyl Anthranilate
  • Methylisothiazolinone (MIT)
  • Mit / Sat (For Wet Wipes)
  • minoxidil
  • parabens
  • Nitrosamines (NDELA and NBHPA)
  • Peroxide value
  • pH
  • Phthalates
  • Phthalates (DEP, DBP, DETP)
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • polymer residues
  • Polymer residues (e.g. carbomer or some polyquatherium)
  • Organomercury Derivatives
  • PABA (for sunscreen only)
  • Paraphenyldiamine (PPD)
  • Salicylic acid (Anti-Dandruff)
  • PPD - Paraphenylenediamine
  • Quinine
  • Resorcinol
  • Sulfur
  • Screening for prohibitive colorants
  • Selenium disulfide as selenium
  • Sodium and Potassium chloride
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Toluene
  • silver nitrate
  • Zirconium, Aluminum and Chlorine (AlClH4)
  • Sulfur Content
  • nitromethane
  • triclosan
  • Trimethylbenzoyl diphenylphosphine oxide

You can contact us about SASO Cosmetics Product Analysis Processes.