If you sell detergents, they must comply with the requirements of the Detergents Regulation and you shall comply with the minimum information requirements to consumers.
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The “General Safety Requirements of Household Detergents” technical regulation sets out the requirements applicable on household detergents placed in the market within the United Arab Emirates ensuring a high degree of environmental protection and human safety. This technical regulation does not cover industrial and institutional detergents, and disinfectant and germicidal properties.
In order to sell detergents in UAE, you must comply with the requirements of
the Detergents Regulation, which includes but is not limited to the following:
Detergent products should be tested at an accredited
laboratory to ensure compliance with recommended limits set by UAE
Authorities, such as the following:
The Detergents Regulation sets out requirements and obligations relating to detergents. Detergents are “any substance or preparation containing soaps and/or other surfactants intended for washing and cleaning processes”. They can be in any form (liquid, powder, paste, bar, cake, molded piece, shape, etc.) and can be marketed or used for household or domestic purposes.
The following are also examples of detergents:
Products should carry non-removable labels with the following details declared clearly in Arabic and/or English:
We strongly encourage you to visit following websites for more information on the regulation: