GSS to be Omani standard for personal care products

T TV Sunday 28/July/2019 19:30 PM
By: Times News Service

The Gulf Standard Specifications (GSS) for certain personal care products will now be the Omani standard.

“Per Royal Decree 11/2017 defining the terms of reference of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, adopting its organisational structure, the Ministerial Decision 230/95 considered some of the GCC Standard Specifications as the binding Omani standards.” Ministry of Commerce and Industry

According to GCC Standardization Organization, Cosmetic Products are defined as substances to be placed in contact with the external parts of the human body

It also stipulates that an administrative fine shall not exceed OMR1,000 and shall be imposed on any person who contravenes the provisions