ABSTRACT: South Africa is a member of the right rudder. It has established a legal approval system for market access of vehicle products in accordance with international practice. It has a relatively complete technical regulation system. Vehicle products entering South Africa must meet South African SABS/SANS regulations or equivalent international regulations and SABS certification be mandatory.
SOUTH AFRICA SABS CERTIFICATION
The National Regulator of Compulsory Specification (NRCS), which was previously mandated by SABS, is now a newly established independent department and is part of the South African Ministry of Transport. The primary responsibility of the NRCS is to ensure that automotive products meet mandatory requirements and to issue product conformance certificates after determining that the product meets the standards.
The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is a national statutory body established under the National Standards Act of 1945 and amended by the latest edition of 2008. The subsidiary organization is a neutral third-party certification body in South Africa, responsible for system certification and product certification in South Africa.
SABS is a standard department that develops standards, tests products and issues product or service certificates. Vehicle products entering South Africa must meet South African SABS/SANS regulations or equivalent international regulations. SABS certification is mandatory. After obtaining SABS certificates. It is also necessary to provide South Africa with local agent information, and the South African government will issue a LOA to the agent, at which point the customer can be sold to South Africa.
The categories of vehicle products included in the certification include: M1, M2, M3, N1, N2, N3, O1, O2, O3, O4, motorcycle, agricultural tractor, individual or organization import Self-contained vehicles assembled and modified for new or used vehicles, special vehicles etc.
MAIN STANDARDS OF SABS CERTIFICATION
SABS1046 Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices Installation
Act1989 Tail Warning Sign
SABS1191 or SABS1193 Glass
SABS1207 or ECER13 Brake
SABS1047 Interior Fittings
SABS1443 Door Locks and Door Hinges
SABS1429 or SABS1564 Seats and their anchorages
SABS1430 Safety Belt Anchorages
SABS1080 Safety Belt
SABS10168 Safety Belt Installation
SABS1248 Protection Devices Against Theft
SABS1269 Head restraints
SABS10169 Vehicle alarm systems (VAS)
SABS1055 Rear underrun protective devices
Act1989 Warning Triangles
Act1996 Radio Interference
Act1995 Air Pollution
SANS20049 or ECER38 Emission
SANS10181 SANS10281 Noise
76/114/EEC Statutory Plates
ISO3779 ISO4030 Vehicle Identification Number
SABS1563 Roll-over protection
SABS20055 Connecting Devices
ATIC is committed to the research of global automotive regulations and access systems, and contributes to the national automobile brand's entry into the international market. In the SABS certification process in South Africa, ATIC can assist manufacturers in completing MIB registration, certification application, document preparation, regulatory guidance and training, test arrangement and liaison, sampling, test rectification suggestions, etc., to assist manufacturers in completing the certification process.
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