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).
||Title / Scope
| TZS 930 Part 3 ||2007
|Operation of solar PV power system
Specifies requirements for the operation of photovoltaic system. It describes the different types of photovoltaic systems, how they work, what components makes up the systems, and how those components work.
ICS: 27.160.00 | IEC: 389: 2006
| TZS 279:2014 (2nd ed) ||2014
|Textiles – Sanitary towels – Specification
Covers the requirements for sanitary towels for external use.
ICS: 59.080.30 | EAS: 96:2008
| TZS 469: 2015 3rd ed- EAS 61: 2014 ||2015
|Opaque beer — Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for opaque beer. The standard does not cover stout beer.
ICS: 67.160.10 | EAS: 61:2014
| TZS 1054 ||
|Biological evaluation of medical devices
| TZS 912: 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Textiles – Specification for cotton T-shirts
Prescribes the constructional and dimensional details and other particulars as a guideline to manufacturers of various types of T-shirts manufactured from 100% cotton yarn.
| TZS 576 ||1999
|Microbiological specification for prawns , shrimps and lobsters
Prescribes the microbiological specifications for frozen raw prawns, shrimps and lobsters tails, frozen cooked prawns, and frozen raw breaded prawns and shrimps
| TZS 302:1988 (1st Ed) ||1988
|Textile – Determination of yarn strength parameters of spun yarn
Prescribes methods for determination of yarn strength parameters of yarns spun on cotton system using cotton count and Tex system.
| TZS 479 ||1991
|Textiles – Woven fabrics – Faults and characteristics – Specification
Defines faults in fabrics, method of inspection or testing and where appropriate, acceptable tolerances are given
| TZS 406:2010 (2nd Ed) ||2010
|Textiles – Cotton drills – Specification
Prescribes constructional details and other particulars of five varieties of cotton drills suitable for making industrial garments and uniforms for schools, prisons, army, police, etc.
| TZS 525: 1995 (1st Ed) ||1995
|Paints and varnishes – Examination and preparation of samples for testing
Specifies both the procedure for preliminary examination of a single sample as received for testing and the procedure for preparing a test sample by blending and reduction of a series of samples, representative of consignment or bulk of paint, varnish or related product.
| TZS 1187 (Part 1): 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Road vehicles- Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel system components part 1: General requirements and definitions
Specifies general requirement and definitions of compressed natural gas fuel system components. It also provides general design principles and specification requirements for instruction and marking.
ICS: 43.060.40 | ISO: 15500-1: 2000
| TZS 1296: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Paper, board and corrugated fiberboard - Description and calibration of compressed testing equipment
Specifies the essential characteristics and the principles of calibration of compression testing machines used in the testing of paper, board and corrugated fibreboard.
ICS: 85.100 | ISO: 13820: 1996
| TZS 738: 2002 (1st Ed) ||2002
|Maize gluten – Specification
Prescribes the requirements, methods of sampling and test for maize gluten feed used for livestock feeding
| TZS 1 ||2002
|National Flag of Tanzania – Specification
Prescribes the design, construction details and other particulars of the national flag of Tanzania made of mill spun and loom woven cotton bunting.
| ISO: 59.080.30
| TZS 324: 1987 (1st Ed) ||1987
|Textiles – Cotton fibres – Evaluation of maturity – Microscope method
Specifies a method for the evaluation of the maturity of raw cotton fibres, or fibres taken from cotton articles which have not been chemically processed.