TBS Issues 22 Standards Mark Licences

Tanzania Bureau of Standards has issued 22 standards mark licences and one tested product certificate to manufacturers whose products have been tested and verified to conform to relevant standards.

Tanzania Bureau of Standards has issued 22 standards mark licences and one tested product certificate to manufacturers whose products have been tested and verified to conform to relevant standards.

The grant of licences event took place at TBS headquarters, Ubungo, Dar es Salaam recently and it was presided over by the TBS Director General, Mr. Charles Ekelege.

In his address to the licences and certificates recipients, Mr. Ekelege urged them to abide by the requirements against which their products have been certified. He said as usual, TBS would conduct surprise and surveillance inspections to ensure that the products keep on conforming to standards.

The licences recipients (their products in brackets) were Boma la Ng’ombe Village Co. Ltd. of Iringa (Pineapple juice), Iringa Quality Products Ltd. of Iringa (Biscuits), Victoria Moulders Ltd. of Mwanza (U-PVC pipes), Tanzania Brush Products Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Hard and soft sweeping brooms and paint brushes), Bora Industries Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Rubber flip flop), Msamala Enterprises of Songea (Maize flour), G & B Industries Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Detergent powder, Family) and Kimamso Food of Moshi (Maize flour).

Others were Euro Cables Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Armoured powder cables), Anepa Food Products Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Peanut butter and honey), Princeware Africa Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Plastic chairs), Neelkanth Lime Ltd. of Tanga (Hydrated lime), Rest Africa Investments Ltd. of Musoma (Fruit wine), Brian (T) Investment Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (School chalks) and Ita Watu Company of Moshi (Rice).

Other licences recipients were Products of Nature Co. of Dar es Salaam (Massage & skin oil, Posa), H & M Agrop Enterprises of Moshi (Fruit wine, Rosella and Mango pickle) and Chui Paints Co. Ltd. of Dar es Salaam (Paints - ISO Master, ISO Vinyl and ISO Matt Emulsion; and Silk emulsion). Profate Investments Ltd. of Dar es Salaam was granted a tested product certificate in respect of fermented milk.