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 1881: 2016 (1st ed) 2016
Bituminous paint for cold application excluding use in contact with potable water — Specification
Specifies requirements and method of sampling and test for a range of bitumen-based solvent-borne paints. It covers paints for cold application by either brushing, spraying, rolling or dipping processes intended to give a coat for the corrosion protection and water-proofing of substrates including iron and steel.

Two types of bitumen-based solvent-borne paints each with three classes are included in this Tanzania Standard. All of these are suitable only for application where the coating will not be in contact with potable water.

ICS: 87.040
10 Pg/sTshs 10,000/=, USD 10
TZS 691: 2003 (1st Ed) 2003
General labeling of all products manufactured from textiles
Concerned with basic labelling requirements for garments and other products manufactured from textiles.
ICS: 61.020.
2 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
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 1814: 2016- EAS 834: 2016 (1st ed) 2016
Processing and handling of salted fish and fish products — Code of practice
Prescribes guidelines for processing and handling of salted fish and fish products intended for human consumption.
ICS: 67.120.30 | EAS: 834: 2016
8 Pg/sTshs. 15,000/= / USD 15
TZS 1093-14: 2009 (1st Ed) 2009
Ceramic tiles – Part 14: Determination of resistance to stains
Specifies a method for determining the resistance to stains of the proper surface of ceramic tiles
ICS: 91.100.20 | ISO: 10545-14: 1995
6 Pg/s6,000/=
TZS 48:2010 (2nd ed) 2010
Margarine – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for soft and hard margarine
ICS: 67.200.20
10 Pg/sTshs 15,000/=, USD 15
TZS 1407: 2016 (1st Ed) 2016
Water quality — Determination of surfactants — Part 1: Determination of anionic surfactants by measurement of the methylene blue index (MBAS)
Specifies a spectrometric method for the determination of anionic surfactants by measurement of the methylene blue index (MBAS) in aqueous media. The method is applicable to drinking water, surface water as well as waste water, for example for the
determination of the primary degradation of surfactants under investigation in test systems containing natural or synthetic waste water. It applies for both laboratory scale and technical waste-water treatment plants.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 7875-1: 1996
9 Pg/sTshs 15,000/=, USD 15
TZS 1305: 2011 (1st Ed) ISO 7010: 2003 2011
Graphical symbols - Safety colours and safety signs - Safety signs used in workplaces and public areas
Prescribes safety signs for the purposes of accident prevention, fire protection, health hazard information and emergency evacuation
ICS: 01.080.10; 01.080.20 | ISO: 7010:2003
30 Pg/s30,000/=
TZS 1211:2014 2014
Cottage cheese — Specification
Specifies requirements, methods of test and sampling for Cottage cheese intended for direct consumption or for further processing
ICS: 67.100.30
7 Pg/s7,000/=
TZS 1323:2010 (1st Ed) ISO 661:2003 2010
Animal and vegetable fats and oils - Preparation of test sample
Specifies procedures for the preparation of a test sample from a laboratory sample
of animal or vegetable fats and oils for the purpose of analysis.

ICS: 67.200.10 | ISO: 661:2003
5 Pg/s5,000/=
TZS 194: 1984 (1st Ed) 1984
Leather – Determination of volatile matter
Prescribes a procedure for the determination of volatile matter. It is applicable to all types of leather
ICS: 59.140.30
2 Pg/sTshs 10,000/=, USD 10
TZS 1094: 2017 (2nd ed) 2017
Painters’ brushes — Specification
Specifies the requirements, test methods and sampling procedure for painters’ brushes intended to be used for painting, decorations and other general purpose
ICS: 97.080
11 Pg/sTshs 20,000/=, USD 20
TZS 602: 2015- ISO 2884-1: 1999 2015
Paints and varnishes — Determination of viscosity using rotary viscometers — Part 1: Cone-and-plate viscometer operated at a high rate of shear
Specifies the general procedure to be followed in determining the dynamic viscosity of paints, varnishes and related products at a rate of shear between 9 000 S-1 and 12 000 S-1
ICS: 87.040 | ISO: 2884-1:1999
6 Pg/s15,000/=/ USD 15
TZS 722: 2016 (2nd Ed) 2016
Specification for matt emulsion paints for interior and exterior use
Specifies requirements and test methods for matt emulsion paints for interior and exterior use
ICS: 87.040 | EAS: 851:2015
14 Pg/sTshs 20,000/=/ USD 20
TZS 1002: 2009 (1st Ed) 2009
Fresh fruits and vegetables – Sampling
Specifies a method of sampling fresh fruits and vegetables, forming the subject of international trade, with the view to determining the quality or particular characteristics of the goods.
ICS: 67.080 | ISO: 874: 1980
3 Pg/s3,000/=
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