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 613: 1999 (1st Ed) ||1999
|13A Fused connection units switched and unswitched – Specification
Specifies requirements for 13A fused fixed connection units for household, commercial and light industrial purposes, with particular reference to safety in normal use. The connection units are suitable for the connection of appliance in a.c. circuits only, operating at voltages not exceeding 250V rms at 50Hz.
|38 Pg/s||45,000/= / USD 45|
| TZS 560: 2010 (2nd Ed) ||2010
|Palm stearin – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and method of sampling and tests for crude palm stearin, neutralized bleached palm stearin; and refined bleached and deodorized (including neutralized bleached and deodorized) palm stearin, obtained from a one stage fractionation process; through dry fractionation, detergent fractionation, or solvent fractionation.
| TZS 844: 2014 (2nd Ed) ||2014
|Peanut butter – Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for peanut butter derived from seeds of peanuts (groundnuts) of the species Arachis hypogaea L.
ICS: 67.200.10 | EAS: 60:2013
| TZS 1082: 2015(1st Ed) ||2015
|Dried banana — Specification
prescribes requirements and methods of sampling and test for dried banana from Musa spp. of the family Musaceae intended for direct human consumption or for other use in the food industry.
| TZS 1561:2013(1st Ed) ||2013
|Fat and oil derivatives- Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME)- Determination of phosphours content by Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) emission spectrometry)
Specifies inductively coupled plasma (ICP) emission spectrometry method for the determination of phosphorus content between 4 mg/kg and 20 mg/kg in Fatty Acid Methyl Esters, hereinafter referred as FAME. This method aims to evaluate the FAME quality, in terms of transesterification by products content such as phosphorus, whose concentration may affect the fuel behavior.
| TZS 815: 2004 (1st Ed) ||2004
|Billboards – Size and location – Specification
Specifies size, location, spacing, and height requirements of billboards located along streets and high-ways. It also specifies billboards movement limitations and identification requirements
| TZS 472: 2010 (3rd Ed) ||2010
|Cassava and cassava products – Determination of total cyanogens – Enzymatic Assay Method
Prescribes a test method for the determination of total cyanogens in cassava and cassava products.
|3 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 590: 1999 (1st Ed) ||1999
|Glossary of terms relating to pozzolana
Covers definitions of words and terms relating to pozzolanas.
| TZS 40: 1979 (1st Ed) ||1979
|Textiles – Test for colour fastness to light: Day light
Prescribes methods for determination of colour fastness of textile materials to the action of daylight
|8 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 1403: 2016 (1st Ed) ||2016
|Water quality — Determination of certain organochlorine insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorobenzenes — Gas chromatographic method after liquid-liquid extraction
Describes a method for determining certain organochlorine insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorobenzenes (except the mono- and dichlorobenzenes) in drinking waters, ground waters, surface waters and waste waters.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 6468: 1996
|24 Pg/s||Tshs 30,000/=, USD 30|
| TZS 270: 1986 (1st Ed) ||1986
|Pyrethrins – Space spray – Specification
Prescribes the requirements for one formulation of insecticidal spray
|3 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 216: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Gaseous carbon dioxide (technical grade) – Specification
Prescribes requirements and methods of test for gaseous carbon dioxide (technical grade).
|8 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1428:2011 (1st Ed) ||2011
|Setting lotion – Specification
Specifies the requirements, methods of sampling and test for setting lotions.
| TZS 1347: 2010 ||2010
Specifies treatment requirements for preservative-treated timber and timber product that have a predicted service life at various levels of preservative treatment which are considered to be acceptable for a range of hazard condition.
| TZS 1302: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Standard practice for vibration testing of shipping containers
Covers vibration tests procedure of filled shipping containers. Such tests may be used to assess the performance of a container, with its interior packing and means of closure, both in terms of its strength and of the protection it provides its contents when it is subjected to vibration such as it experiences in transportation.