Abu Dhabi (WAM)
The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council’s Market and Consumer Services sector intensified its field trips during the first quarter of the year, which aimed to inspect 22,787 products in the markets, and 4438 legal measurement tools and 178 packages were verified, while 11 products were verified. was withdrawn from the market and a product was corrected. Only in the local markets of the Emirates was no product found that had been withdrawn from international markets. According to the report of the Council’s Performance Indicators during the first quarter of 2022, the Compliance and Specification Services sector completed 27 requests for product conformity certificates, 23 applications for renewal of product conformity certificates, 1384 applications for renewal of certificates of conformity for personnel services, 1853 conformity certificates for personnel services. applications for the issuance of a certificate and 23 applications for license renewal with the trust mark, 3 applications for the issuance of a license with the trust mark, in addition to 9 applications for a product registration certificate.
Regarding the performance indicators of the Emirates Metrology Institute for the first quarter of this year, 66 calibration certificates and 15 comparisons were issued, corresponding to 14 working hours, and 3 training programs were implemented, corresponding to 23 working hours and 28 training hours. certificates were issued, in addition to providing 5 consulting services corresponding to 25 working hours Issuance of advisory reports.
According to the performance indicators of the Central Research Laboratory of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council for the first quarter of this year, the laboratory conducted 71,620 laboratory tests, reflecting the Council’s eagerness to maintain the quality of products offered in markets, materials and devices used in various business sectors.
The laboratory performed 12,429 tests in food and liquids, 54,508 in water, 78 in medicine and medical equipment, 2,572 in building and construction materials, 14,434 in oils and transformers, 263 in environmental samples, 238 in agricultural samples, 94 in cosmetics and 3 technical consultations.
Dr. Hilal Humaid Al Kaabi, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, reaffirmed the Council’s eagerness to continue to develop a sustainable quality infrastructure that meets the needs of vital sectors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, thereby helping to increase its competitiveness and create an attractive investment environment. in all development sectors targeted by the Government of Abu Dhabi.
He said the Council’s sectors and organizational units achieved positive results in performance indicators during the first quarter of this year, as part of an ambitious strategy aimed at strengthening and developing the quality infrastructure in Abu Dhabi in a way that supports the growth of Vital sectors in the emirate, preserving food and product safety and improving consumer protection. And it is continuing to support partners from the public and private sectors by providing services with international specifications, applying the highest quality standards and upgrading the quality of services and Products.
Dr. Hilal Al Kaabi said: These indicators reflect the Council’s eagerness to develop quality infrastructure services in the harmonization of technical documents and services for compliance programs in a way that improves the quality and competitiveness of goods and services provided in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and measures the efficiency and contribution of technical studies and impact measurement studies carried out by the sector Through recommendations adopted by the Council sectors and the supervisory authorities to take decisions in connection with the development of quality infrastructure. He added that the Council is also working to meet the needs of government agencies with regard to product adaptation programs (goods, services and systems) that they need and their compliance with the priorities of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, as well as measuring the extent of the Council’s ability to to contribute to the development of technical documents in cooperation with the public and private sectors and their adoption by the relevant authorities and the measurement of the percentage implementation of government authorities’ requirements for compliance services and technical documents in accordance with the approved plan.