TBS Standards Catalogue

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) catalogue contains bibliographic information of over 1500 Tanzania standards (TZS), voluntary and compulsory.

They cover a number of areas such as electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, environment, agriculture and food, packaging, labeling, textile, building and construction, manufacturing, information and communication technologies, energy, quality management, conformity assessment and services, to name a few.

The records contain information on the title, TZS number, number of pages and scope. The standards are classified to the International Classification for Standards (ICS).

TZS No. Year Title / Scope Pages Price (Tshs) File
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TZS 511: 1992 (1st Ed) 1992
Glass tubes for fluorescent lamps – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and the methods of sampling and test for glass tubes for fluorescent lamps.
ICS: 29.140.30
4 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 496 1999
Determination of sulphate content in sodium hydroxide
Specifies two methods on the determination of sulphate content in sodium hydroxide; by using gravimetric method for the determination of sulphate expressed as sodium sulphate and calculated on NAOH equal to or greater than 0.10% (m/m); by reduction and titrimetry method for the determination of the content of sulphate (SO4) is equal to greater than 5mg/kg.
ICS: 71.060.50
7 Pg/s15,000/=/ USD 15
TZS 470: 1992 1992
Tables for alcoholometry
Covers two tables: 1 and 2 intended for use in obtaining volumetric content of ethanol at 15oC in an ethanol water mixture at 1oC by centesimal hydrometers. Table 1 contains temperature correction data whereas Table 2 includes data at 15?C for specific gravity in vacuum, density in vacuum, density in air and volume in litres corresponding to 100kg (in air) or fluid.
ICS: 67.160.10
121 Pg/s130,000/= USD 130
TZS 846: 2012 (2nd Ed) 2012
Tolerance limits of emissions discharged to the air by cement factories
Prescribes the tolerance limits of inactive dust, oxides of nitrogen and sulfur dioxide emissions from cement factories into the air.
ICS: 13.040.40
3 Pg/s3,000/=
TZS 1093-8:2009 (1st Ed) 2009
Ceramic tiles- Part 8: Determination of liner thermal expansion
Defines a test method for determining the coefficient of liner thermal expansion of ceramic tiles
ICS: 91.100.20 | ISO: 10545-8: 1994
2 Pg/s2,000/=
TZS 1732: 2015 ( 1st ed) 2015
Protective leather gloves — Specification
Covers general requirements for gloves design, construction, sizes and other information applicable to all protective Leather gloves. It can also be applied to arm guards.It does not cover gloves used by medical profession and that used for protection against electrical hazards.

ICS: 13.340.40
15 Pg/sTshs 20,000/=, USD 20
TZS 925 (Part 4): 2006 (1st Ed) 2006
Solar photovoltaic power systems test procedures for main components – Part 4 – Test procedures for inverters
Specifies the test procedures for inverters for use in photovoltaic systems.
ICS: 27.160 | EAS: 363 (Part 4): 2005
5 Pg/s5,000/=
TZS 638 (Part 5):2014 2014
Cosmetics and cosmetic products — Part 5: Use of UV filters in cosmetic products
Prescribes the list of UV filters allowed in cosmetic products
ICS: 71.100.70 | EAS: 377 (Part 5):2013
3 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 963 (Part 1): 2007 (1st Ed) 2007
Starch and derived products – Heavy metals content – Part 1 – Determination of arsenic content by atomic absorption spectrometry
Specifies a method for the determination of the arsenic content of starch, including derivatives and by-products, by atomic absorption spectrometry with hybrid generation.
ICS: 67.040) | ISO: 11212 (Part 1): 1997
6 Pg/s6,000/=
TZS 1848: 2016 2016
Water quality — Determination of arsenic — Atomic absorption spectrometric method (hydride technique)
Specifies a method for the determination of arsenic including organically bound arsenic in drinking waters, ground waters and surface waters, in a concentration range from 1 pg/l to 10 l-m Higher concentrations can be determined by using a suitable dilution of the water sample.
ICS: 13.060.01 | ISO: 11969: 1996
8 Pg/sTshs. 15,000/= / USD 15
TZS 1912: 2016 2016
Electric cables —Thermosetting insulated, armoured cables for voltages of 600/ 1 000 V and 1 900/ 3 300 V
It specifies requirements for construction and describes methods of test for armoured cable with thermosetting insulation of rated voltages 600/1 000 V and 1 900/3 300 V. Cables specified in this Tanzania Standard are intended for use in fixed installations in industrial areas, buildings and similar applications.The insulation and other components are suitable to permit operation of the cables at a maximum sustained conductor temperature of 90 °C and for a maximum short-circuit conductor temperature of 250 °C.

ICS: 29.060.20
39 Pg/s45,000/= / USD 45
TZS 1934-1: 2017 2017
Solid mineral fuels — Vocabulary — Part 1: Terms relating to coal preparation
Defines terms commonly employed in coal preparation.
ICS: 75.160.10 | ISO: 1213-1: 1993
20 Pg/sTshs. 25,000/= / USD 25
TZS 730 (Part 2): 2002 (1st Ed) 2002
Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs – Horizontal method for the enumeration of -b-glucuronidase-positive Escheria coli – Part 2 – Colony-count technique at 44 0C using 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-b-D-glucuronide
Specifies a horizontal method for the enumeration of b-glucuronidase-positive Escherichia coli in products intended for human consumption or for the feeding of animals. It uses colony-count technique at 44 ºC on a solid medium containing a chromogenic ingredient for detection of the enzyme b-glucuronidase.
ICS: 07.100.30 | ISO: 16649 (Part 2): 2001
8 Pg/s15,000/=/ USD 15
TZS 892 (Part 2): 2007 (1st Ed) 2007
Polyethylene tanks for storage of potable water – Part 2 – Test method
Specifies the test method of rotational moulded polyethylene potable water storage tanks.
ICS: 23.020.10
13 Pg/s13,000/=
TZS 1909:2016-ISO 10874:2009 2016
Resilient, textile and laminate floor coverings — Classification
This Standard establishes a classification system for resilient, textile and laminate floor coverings. The classification is based on practical requirements for areas of use and intensity of use and is linked to the requirements specified in the relevant International Standard for each type of floor covering. This Standard is also intended to provide guidance for manufacturers, specifiers and consumers, to enable them to choose the appropriate class of floor covering for any given area of use or specific room.
ICS: 59.080.60; 97.150 | ISO: 10874:2009
3 Pg/sTshs 10,000/=, USD 10
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