Accreditation Status and Information

Metrology Laboratory Accreditation Status
The Tanzania Bureau of Standards Metrology Laboratory has the following functions:

a) Calibration of measurement standards and precision instruments in various fields of measurements;
b) Establishing custody and maintenance of the National Measurement Standards related to all physical parameters, at internationally accepted level of accuracy;
c) Supporting the public through the provision of internationally recognized measurement standards and measurements;
d) Ensuring conformity of the National Measurement Standards (NMSs) with the international measurement standards, which are the quantities and units defined in the International System of Units (SI);
e) Ensuring traceability of the values of the National Measurement Standards (NMSs) to the International System of Units (SI).

Accreditation Status
The Metrology laboratory is continuing to maintain its accreditation status achieved through the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) from December 2006 in the following areas:-
a) Mass
b) Temperature
c) Small volume and
d) Time and frequency measurement
Initial Assessment on Dimension field from this laboratory was performed by the South African Development Community Accreditation Services (SADCAS) in collaboration with the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) from 02 and 03 August, 2010.

The joint SADCAS/SANAS approval committe