Abu Dhabi, July 26, 2021; The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) today said that it has recorded positive results during the second quarter of 2021 in providing services and programmes to its private and public sector partners across vital segments of the community and businesses.
This has ensured safety, security and market fairness in Abu Dhabi, QCC said, adding that its service teams through regular market visits could also ensure the quality of products traded in the market thereby reducing commercial fraud.
H.E. Dr. Hilal Al Kaabi, Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council said the Council met the goals set for the second quarter of the year while implementing its services and programmes in line with the mandated standards of the emirate.
Al-Kaabi said QCC’s conformity programmes have helped develop and raise the efficiency of workers across multiple sectors of the emirate’s economy across both unskilled and skilled categories resulting in lesser risk and damages and ensuring standards, which have reflected positively on the national economy.
Enhanced work performance across sectors as a result of QCC’s programmes helped rationalization of energy consumption, reduction in environmental damages and helped foster a growth-oriented economic environment, Al-Kaabi said. He said the Council continues to communicate with its partners and relevant authorities to ensure that these achievements are maintained.
Releasing the results of QCC’s operational sectors, he said that the Conformity and Specification Services Sector completed requests for 54 product conformity certificates, 16 product conformity certificate renewals, 6 license issuances using the Trustmark and 22 license renewals using the Trustmark, 12 product registration certificates, 313 personnel services conformity certificates and 191 personnel services conformity certificate renewals.
The Markets and Consumer Services Sector of QCC completed inspection on 22,982 products, verification of 1,883 legal measurement tools and 206 pre-packaged products with total number of samples at 6,590. In the second quarter of the year 7 products were recalled spanning 411 items, while 8 products where rectified involving 1,637 items.
The Central Testing Laboratory of QCC during the period conducted 120,426 tests contributing to maintaining the quality of the products offered in the markets, materials and devices used in various sectors. It also conducted technical consultancies, training programs and accredited certifications for private and public business partners.
The laboratory tested 25,067 food and beverage products, conducted 87,520 water tests, 305 pharmaceutical products and medical devices, 2,731 building and construction materials, 1,908 transformer oil samples (TFO) while 2,477 environmental and 157 agricultural tests were carried out. The laboratory also conducted tests on 57 cosmetics, 204 general tests as well 7 technical consultations.