INDONESIAN MINISTRY OF TRADE REGULATION OF PRODUCTS UNDER K3L
Indonesian Ministry of Trade issues a Regulation of the Minister of Trade (Permendag) Number 18 Year 2019 concerning testing methods, procedures for registration, supervision, termination of trading activities and withdrawal of goods related to Safety, Safety, Health and Environment (K3L). This Minister of Trade Regulation is set in February 25th, 2019 and will take effect on August 14th, 2019.
Through this regulation, the Ministry of Trade set that goods related to security, safety, health and the environment that is produced domestically or imported, before going to the market must be registered in advance to get K3L goods registration. Goods that must be registered are electrical and electronic goods, as well as goods containing dangerous chemicals. Before being registered, these items are also required to be tested using test methods that have been set by the government for each types of goods.
Registration of K3L Goods
Goods registration is done by issuing K3L goods registration number. To obtain it, stakeholders are required to submit an electronic application through the licensing service system of the Directorate General of Consumer Protection and Trade Order (Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Konsumen dan Tertib Niaga).
After being registered, producers or importers must put the obtained K3L goods registration numbers on goods, packaging, and / or labels that are easily readable and not easily disappeared.
Later, every five years, stakeholders must do re-registration to updating K3L goods registration data. Whereas for goods that have been on the market before the validity of this Minister of Trade Regulation, it must be compliant with the applicable provisions.
Ensuring Compliance of the K3L Regulation with SGS Indonesia Testing Service
SGS Indonesia is a testing laboratory and certification body (LSPRO) approved by the Minister of Industry and accredited by KAN (National Accreditation Body) to do testing according to the country’s safety regulations and standards. DOWNLOAD – SGS Brochure K3L
With our capability which supported by complete facilities and competent human resources, SGS Indonesia is ready to assist you in carrying out product testing in accordance to the standards of Security, Safety, Health, and Environment (K3L), our testing services and expertise in compliance management will ensure your products comply with requirements of the K3L standard for sales and distribution in the Indonesian market.
Contact SGS to find out what is K3L Regulation and how we can help.
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