The program will start the  January 15,  2012 and it will require the inspection and testing of the goods entering the Kurdistan Region to ensure compliance with National or International approved standards.

Through this program KSQCA wants to ensure the quality of goods entering the Kurdistan Region and to reinforce its commitment to consumer protection and health principles for the public, while completing the Product Conformity Assessment Program for Iraq.

The category of products regulated under the program is as follows:

  • Toys
  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Vehicles, tyres and spare parts
  • Construction related products
  • Consumer products including cosmetics and personal hygiene products
  • Household hardware
  • Kitchenware products
  • Chemicals
  • Textile and footwear
  • Household burning fuel appliances

Montserrat Martinez 
t: +41 22 739 95 82  


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