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 1804: 2016 (1st ed) ||2016
|Textiles — Sampling practice of cotton fibres for testing
Covers procedures for taking lot sample of cotton ﬁbres, from a designated source (lot), and reducing it through a series of steps to produce test specimens that are representative of the source and suitable for the determination of ﬁbre properties according to established procedures.
|4 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 1179: 2010 ||2010
|Water quality – Detection of Salmonella Species
Specifies a method for the detection of Salmonella species in water samples for monitoring purposes.
ICS: 07.100.20 | ISO: 6340: 1995
| TZS 2297: 2018 (1st Ed) ||2018
|Blended edible oils — Specification
Specifies the requirements, sampling and test methods for blended edible oils of plant origin intended for human consumption.
ICS: 67.200.10 | EAS: 890: 2018
|3 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/= usd 10|
| TZS 1130(Part 1): 2009 (1st Ed) ||2009
|Water Quality - Determination of dissolved anions by liquid chromatography of ions- Part 1: Determination of bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite phosphate and sulfate
Specifies a method for the determination of dissolved bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, orthophosphate and sulfate in water, eg drinking water, ground water, surface water, waste water, leachates and marine water by liquid chromatography of ions.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 10304-1 2007
| TZS 1971-9: 2017 - ISO 7240-9: 2012 (1st ed) ||2017
|Fire detection and alarm systems — Part 9: Test fires for fire detectors
Describes methods of test using test fires to which fire detectors, such as smoke, heat, flame are subjected as specified in other parts of ISO 7240 for such detectors.
ICS: 13.220.20 | ISO: 7240-9: 2012
|54 Pg/s||Tshs 60,000/= USD 60|
| TZS 241(Part 2):2006 (2nd ed) ||2006
|Metallic materials – Rockwell hardness test – Part 2: Verification and calibration machines (scales A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, N, T)
Specifies the method of verification of testing machines for determining Rockwell hardness (scales A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, N, T) in accordance with TZS 241(Part 1).
ICS: 77.040.10 | ISO: 6508-2: 2005
|18 Pg/s||Tshs 25,000/= USD 25|
| TZS 204: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Leather – Determination of mildew resistance (including wet-blue chrome)
Gives method for determining the resistance offered by leather to the growth of moulds on it. Conditions prescribed for the preparation of test pieces correspond to the conditions to which leathers are subjected in use and normal storage
|2 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1440: 2017 (2nd Ed) ||2017
|Timber structures — Bending strength of I-beams - Part 1: Testing, evaluation and characterization
the requirements for prefabricated wood-based I-beams used as structural members in bending applications.
ICS: 91.080.20 | ISO: 22389-1: 2010
|28 Pg/s||TSHS 35,000/= USD 35|
| TZS 915: 2015- ISO 10691: 2004 ||2015
|Gas cylinders — Refillable welded steel cylinders for liquified petroleum gas (LPG) — Procedures for checking before, during and after filling
Specifies the procedures to be adopted when checking transportable refillable welded steel LPG cylinders before, during and after filling
ICS: 23.020.30 | ISO: 10691:2004
|7 Pg/s||Tshs.15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 2109:2018 (1st Ed) ||2018
|Leather -Raw cattle hides of cattle and horses preservation by stack salting - Method of trim.
Analyses the various preserving process defects likely to affect the raw hides of cattle and horses and defines the rules for the preservation of these hides by stack salting
ICS: 59.140.20 | ISO: 2821:1974
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=/ USD 10|
| O&M 1 ||1979
|Methodological document for editorial and type - Graphical style
This document gives guidelines, which are expected to become conventions for the preparation of manuscripts. It details rules and layout use of capitals, hyphens, full stop, quotation marks, italics, spelling, word division, decimal marker, expressions of numerical value and quantities, page numbering, paragraphs, quoting TZS numbers, placing headings, titles and abbreviations. 2 Pages
O&M (2): Methodological document for records management
Prescribes all items on which information or knowledge can be stored i.e. paper, files, films, tapes (records) etc. It also gives definitions and objectives of record management, system to follow, movement of files, implementation, storage and retrieval
| TZS 2281: 2018- ISO 17021-1: 2015 ||2018
|Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 1: Requirements
Contains principles and requirements for the competence, consistency and
impartiality of bodies providing audit and certification of all types of management systems.
|48 Pg/s||TSHS 55,000/= USD 55|
| TZS 1928-7: 2017- ISO 6362-7: 2014 (1st ed) ||2017
|Wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys — Extruded rods/bars, tubes and profiles — Part 7: Chemical composition
Specifies the chemical composition of wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys. The chemical composition limits of aluminium and aluminium alloys specified herein are completely
identical with those registered with the Aluminium Association, 1525 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209, USA (known as the “Teal Sheets”), for the corresponding alloys
ICS: 23.040.15 | ISO: 6362-7: 2014
|6 Pg/s||Tshs. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 49:2014 (3rd ed) ||2014
|Edible groundnut oil – Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for edible groundnut oil derived from seeds of Arachis hypogaea L. (groundnuts, peanuts). Does not apply to groundnut oil intended for further processing in order to render it suitable for human consumption.
ICS: 67.200.10 | EAS: 300:2013
|9 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 1968-4: 2017 - ISO 10993-4:2002 (1st ed) ||2017
|Biological evaluation of medical devices — Part 4: Selection of tests for interactions with blood
Provides general requirements for evaluating the interactions of medical devices with blood.
a) a classification of medical and dental devices that are intended for use in contact with blood, based on the
intended use and duration of contact as defined in ISO 10993-1,
b) the fundamental principles governing the evaluation of the interaction of devices with blood,
c) the rationale for structured selection of tests according to specific categories, together with the principles and
scientific basis of these tests.
ICS: 11.100.20 | ISO: 10993-4:2002
|34 Pg/s||Tshs 40,000/= / USD 40|