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 760 (Part 3): 2002 (1st Ed) ||2002
|Methods of testing cement – Part 3 – Determination of setting time and soundness
Describes the methods for determining setting time and soundness of cements. .
| TZS 192: 2013 (2nd Ed) ||2013
|Leather – Shoe upper – Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for leather for footwear - uppers. Covers only such leathers, as are partially or completely tanned with basic chromium salt or vegetable tanning materials.
|8 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 1131(Part 1): 2009 (1st Ed) ||2009
|Water Quality – Determination of nitrogen – Part 1: Methods using oxidative digestion with peroxodisulfate
Specifies a method for the determination of nitrogen present in water, in the form of free ammonia, ammonium, nitrite, nitrate and organic nitrogen compounds capable of conversion to nitrate under the oxidative conditions described.
ICS: 13.060.01 | ISO: 11905-1: 1997
| TZS 376: 1988 (1st Ed) ||1988
|Methods of cooling rotating electrical machines
Gives the methods of cooling rotating electrical machines and covers their designations, which can be used for any method in current use.
|12 Pg/s||20,000/=/ USD 20|
| TZS 480: 2009 (2nd Ed) ||2009
|Coffee and coffee products- determination of the caffeine content using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)- Reference method
Specifies a high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method for the determination of the coffee content of green coffee, roasted coffee, soluble coffee, regular and decaffeinated and mixed instant coffee products (e. g coffee/ chicory mix)
ICS: 67.140 | ISO: 20481:2008
|10 Pg/s||20,000/=/ USD 20|
| TZS 186: 1983 (1st Ed) ||1983
|Fresh fish – Handling and processing – Code of hygiene
This code applies to handling and processing of fresh fish at large scale for commercial purpose.
|30 Pg/s||Tshs 35,000/=, USD 35|
| TZS 203: 1983 (1st Ed) ||1983
|Leather – Determination of absorption of water (under static conditions)
Specifies a method for determining the resistance of the absorption of water by leather during immersion under static conditions. The method is applicable to all types of leather
| TZS 121: 1981 (1st Ed) ||1981
|Microbiological examination for clostridium botulinum and clostridium botulinum toxins – Test method
Specifies the procedure for detection and confirmation of clostridium botulinum and its toxins in food and culture supernatant
|3 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 1065: 2009 (1st Ed) ||2009
|Industrial liquids lubricants-ISO viscosity classification
Establishes a system of viscosity classification for industrial liquid lubricants and related fluids.This includes mineral oils used as lubricants, hydraulic fluids and electrical oils.
ICS: 75.100 | ISO: 3448:1992
| TZS 851: 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Honey – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and the methods of test for honey, produced by stinging honeybees (Apis mellifera) intended for direct human consumption and industrial use.
| TZS 1149: 2010 ||2010
|Green and roasted coffee- Determination of free-flow bulk density of whole beans (Routine method)
Specifies a method for the determination of the bulk density of whole green or roasted coffee beans under free-flow conditions from one container to another.
ICS: 67.140.20 | ISO: 6669:1995
| TZS 1886-4: 2016- ISO 2811-4: 2011 (1st ed) ||2016
|Paints and varnishes — Determination of density — Part 4: Pressure cup method
Specifies a method for determining the density of paints, varnishes and related products using a pressure cup. The method is suitable for products which are aerated. Emulsion paints, for example, often trap small air bubbles, and these might still be present when the density is measured. It is not, however, suitable for textured paints which contain coarse particles
ICS: 87.040 | ISO: 2811-4: 2011
|8 Pg/s||Tshs. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 2: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Chama cha Mapinduzi flag – Specification
Gives in detail the requirements on design, construction, and sizes of Chama Cha Mapinduzi flag of Tanzania, made of mill spun and loom woven cotton bunting
|7 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 327: 1988 (1st Ed) ||1988
|Textiles – Binary fibre mixtures – Quantitative chemical analysis
Gives methods for the quantitative chemical analysis of various binary mixtures of fibres.
|26 Pg/s||35,000/= USD 35|
| TZS 837 (Part 4): 2011 (2nd Ed) ||2011
|Air quality – Sampling and test method – Stationary source emissions – Determination of mass concentration of sulphur dioxide – Hydrogen peroxide/barium perchlorate/Thorin method
Specifies a hydrogen peroxide/barium perchlorate/Thorin method for the determination of the mass concentration of sulphur dioxide emitted from combustion facilities and technical process with negligible amounts of sulphur trioxide and sulphuric acid. It is applicable from a minimum of 30 mg/m3 sulphur dioxide by reference to sampling periods of normally 30 min.