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 969: 2007 (1st Ed) 2007
Paints and varnishes – Test method – Resistance to impact of paint films
Describes a method for rapid deforming, by impact with a spherical indenter, a coating film and its substrate and evaluating the effect of such deformation
ICS: 87.040
5 Pg/s5,000/=
TZS 291 1986
Building drawings – Lettering
Specifies rules applied for lettering on building drawings and associated documents
ICS: 01.100.30
4 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 700: 2003 (1st Ed) 2003
Guide for the inclusion of environmental aspects in product standards
Covers the consideration of environmental impacts in product standards
ICS: 13.020.10 | ISO: 64: 1997
16 Pg/s25,000/= USD 25
TZS 124: 1981 (1st Ed) 1981
Milk and milk products – Sampling for microbiological examination
Prescribes the methods and apparatus to be employed in the sampling of a dairy product for microbiological examination
ICS: 07.100.30
17 Pg/sTshs. 25,000/= / USD 25
TZS 676 (Part 1): 2002 (1st Ed) 2002
Surface active agents – Detergents – Determination of cationic-active matter content – Part 1 – High molecular-mass cationic-active matter
Specifies a method for the determination of high-molecular-mass cationic-active materials such as; quaternary ammonium compounds and salts of imidazoline. The method is applicable to solids or to aqueous solutions of the active materials
ICS: 71.100.40 | ISO: 2871 (Part 1): 1988
2 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 1657:2014(1st Ed) 2014
Vitamin and mineral food supplements ― Requirements
Specifies the requirements for vitamin and mineral food supplements intended for use in supplementing the daily diet with vitamins and/or minerals. It covers vitamin and mineral food supplements in concentrated forms of those nutrients singly or in combinations, marketed in forms such as capsules, tablets, powders, paste and solutions.
ICS: 67.230 | EAS: 797:2013
11 Pg/s11,000/=
TZS 1259:2010 (1st Ed) 2010
Water quality- Determination of hydrocarbon oil index- Part 2: method using solvent extraction and gas chromatography.
Specifies a method for the determination of the hydrocarbon oil index in waters by means of gas chromatography. The method is suitable for surface water, waste water and water from sewage treatment plants and allows the determination of a hydrocarbon oil index in concentrations above 0. 1 mg/l.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 9377-2:2000
19 Pg/s19,000/=
TZS 414: 2009 (2nd Ed) 2009
Instant (soluble) coffee powder – Specification
Prescribes requirements and methods of sampling, test and assessment of instant soluble coffee powder and liquor qualities of the cup, derived by dehydration of aqueous extract of freshly roasted and ground coffee.
ICS: 67.140.20
17 Pg/s25,000/= USD 25
TZS 658: 2004 (1st Ed) 2004
Test sieves – Metal wire cloth, perforated metal plate and electroformed sheet – Nominal sizes of openings
Specifies the nominal sizes of openings for metal wire cloth, perforated metal plate and electroformed sheet as sieving media in test sieves
ICS: 19.120 | ISO: ISO 565: 1990
3 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 1445: 2011 ISO 3165:1976 2011
Sampling of chemical products for industrial use –Safety in sampling
Gives the recommendations relating to safety in the sampling of chemical products for industrial use.
ICS: 71.100.01 | ISO: 3165:1976
6 Pg/s6,000/=
TZS 1632: 2015 ( 1st ed) 2015
Leather — Wet-blue goat skins — Specification
Specifies requirements, method of sampling and testing of the wet-blue goat skin tanned with the use of basic chromium sulphate as the primary tanning agent
ICS: 59.140.30
4 Pg/sTshs 10,000/=, USD 10
TZS 1650:2014(1st Ed) 2014
Instant hand sanitizers — Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of test for alcohol based instant hand sanitizers. The standard does not cover non-alcohol based hand sanitizers.

ICS: 77.100.40 | EAS: 789:2013
7 Pg/s7,000/=
TZS 836 (Part 2): 2011 (2nd Ed 2011
Air quality – General considerations Part 2 – Particle size fractions definitions for health related sampling
Defines sampling conventions for particle size fractions for use in assessing possible health effects of air-bone particles in the workplace and ambient environment.
ICS: 13.040.01
10 Pg/s10,000/=
TZS 434: 2014 (2nd Ed) 2014
Chutneys – Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for chutneys
ICS: 67.220.10
11 Pg/s20,000/=/ USD 20
TZS 1394: 2011 (1st Ed)  ISO 5544: 2008 2011
Caseins -Determination of “fixed ash”
Specifies a reference method for the determination of the “fixed ash” of caseins, as a percentage by mass, obtained by acid precipitation or lactic fermentation, of ammonium caseinates, of their mixtures with rennet casein and with caseinates, and of caseins of unknown type.
ICS: 67.100.99 | ISO: 5544: 2008
9 Pg/s9,000/=
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