The QCC Conformity Scheme Services Department conducts two principle activities related to Conformity Assessment
Certification Schemes describe the processes and requirements products and services have to comply with to become certified. Development of scheme Assessment and Surveillance Plans involve the following activities:•Developing new product, personnel or system certification schemes on behalf of relevant Abu Dhabi regulator(s)•Identifying and similar international product, personnel or system conformity activities and identifying best practices
•Promoting product, personnel or system certification schemes in the Abu Dhabi community
Products certified by QCC receive the Abu Dhabi Trustmark. The Trustmark is designed to communicate that a product, person or system conforms to various safety and performance standards that are set by Abu Dhabi regulators. Certification activities include:•Assisting certification applicants•Application review and technical evaluation•Certified product surveillance of conformity
Consumer Safety Services Division is lunching several number of services to promote consumer's safety and enhance the confidence of the products in the Emirate which covers:
•Monitoring risky products to health, safety and environment in Abu Dhabi Emirate in order to ensure complying with the approved technical regulations locally in coordination with ESMA in compulsory conformity schemas.•Taking random samples of products to be tested in accredited testing laboratories to check their compliance to safety standards.• Issuing Trust Mark / Certificate for consumer products to ease on consumers finding the differences between complying or non-complying products to the technical regulations.•Increasing the awareness among consumers to reduce using low quality products through the different media channels (Websites, brochures, involvement in conferences, etc)•Developing database of injures and incidents caused by products to enhance interaction with consumers.•Following recalled products locally and worldwide and ensure they are removed from Abu Dhabi Market.