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 1008: 2015- EAS 145: 2014 ||2015
|Gin — Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for gin.
ICS: 67.160.10 | EAS: 145:2014
| TZS 1252: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Stainless steel needle tubing for manufacture of medical device
Specifies the dimensions, surface and mechanical properties of normal and thin- walled tubing of designated metric sizes 0.3 mm to 3.4 mm and of extra- thin-walled tubing of designed metric sizes 0.6 mm to 2.1 mm. It does not specify stiffness properties for extra- thin- walled tubing of designated metric sizes 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm 1.2 mm; 1.4 mm; 1.8 mm and 2.1 mm.
| TZS 711: 2004 (2nd Ed) ||2004
|Guidelines for quality and /or Environmental Management Systems Auditing
Provides guidelines on the principles of auditing, managing audit programmes, conducting quality management system audits and environmental management systems audits, as well as guidance on the competence of quality and environmental management system auditors
ICS: 13.020.10 | ISO: 19011 2002
|31 Pg/s||40,000/=/ USD 40|
| TZS 75: 1980 (1st Ed) ||1980
|Water for lead acid batteries – Specification
Gives requirements, testing and sampling methods for distilled or deionized quality of water for lead acid batteries (counter EMF cells).
|14 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/=, USD 20|
| TZS 620: 2001 (1st Ed) ||2001
|Bead wires for tyres – Specification
Covers the requirements for bead wires in the following nominal sizes i.e 0.965 mm, 1.80 mm, 1.83 mm and 2.49 mm for use in the tyre reinforcement.
|21 Pg/s||30,000/= USD 30|
| TZS 522 (Part 3): 1992 (1st Ed) ||1992
|Paints and varnishes – Vocabulary – Part 3: Terminology of resins
Defines the terms used for resins. These definitions apply only to paints and varnishes and certain terms have a slightly different meaning in other fields.
|5 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 1415: 2011 (1st Ed) ||2011
|Agricultural equipment – Four wheeled tractors – Specifications (Compulsory)
Specifies the requirements for the construction and operation of agricultural four - wheeled tractor. This is applicable to both two - wheel drive and four-wheel drive tractors with a net power range of 14 kW to 400 kW.
| TZS 507: 1999 (1st Ed) ||1999
|Sodium bicarbonate – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for sodium bicarbonate
|16 Pg/s||25,000/= USD 25|
| TZS 1199-19: 2015 ( 1st ed) ||2015
|Methods of sampling and test for crude and refined glycerine Part 19: Assessment of odour
Describes a method for assessing the odour of crude and refined glycerol
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 241(Part 1):2006 (2nd ed) ||2006
|Metallic materials – Rockwell hardness test – Part 1: Test method (scales A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, N, T)
Specifies the method for Rockwell and Rockwell superficial hardness test (scales and field of application according to Table 1) for metallic materials.
ICS: 77.040.10 | ISO: 6508-1: 2005
|24 Pg/s||30,000/= USD 30|
| 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.
| TZS 1816: 2016 ||2016
|Determination of carbon dioxide in workplace atmospheres
Describes the collection and analysis of carbon dioxide (CO2) in workplace atmospheres. Samples are collected in gas sampling bags and analyzed using a gas chromatograph (GC). The qualitative detection limit is 200 ppm using a 1-mL sample loop. The quantitative detection-limit is 500 ppm.
|11 Pg/s||Tshs. 20,000/= / USD 20|
| TZS 666: 2001 (1st Ed) ||2001
|Aviation turbine fuel (Jet A-1) – Specification
Specifies the requirements of the fuel-jet-A-1 type of aviation turbine fuel which is a special kerosene cut
|6 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 171: 2017 ||2017
|ISO general purpose metric screw threads — Tolerances — Part 2: Limits of sizes for general purpose external and internal screw threads — Medium quality
Specifies limits of sizes for pitch and crest diameters for ISO general purpose metric screw threads (M) conforming to ISO 262 having basic profile according to ISO 68-1.
ICS: 21.040.10 | ISO: 965-2: 1998
|5 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 1134: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Hair oil- specification
Prescribes the requirement for hair oils and other oil- based cosmetic preparation sold the hair like tonics and hair oil concentrates.