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 115: 1999 (2nd Ed) ||1999
|Permissible food additives and levels of use – Schedule
Provides a schedule for permissible food additives and their maximum levels of use in specified foods.
|64 Pg/s||Tshs. 70,000/= / USD 70|
| TZS 689: 2003 (1st Ed) ||2003
|Textiles – Woven fabrics for uniforms – Specification – Part 1: Fabrics made wholly or partly from cotton
Specifies the constructional details and other technical requirements of woven fabrics made wholly or partly from cotton intended for making uniforms.
|5 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1408: 2011 (1st Ed) ||2011
|Cationic polyacrylamides for treatment of water intended for human consumption – Specification
(Compulsory) Describes the characteristics of cationic polyacrylamides and specifies the requirements and the corresponding test methods.
| TZS 788 ||2003
|Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres – Salt spray tests
Specifies the apparatus, reagents and the procedure to be used in conducting the neutral salt spray (NSS), acetic acid salt spray (AASS) and copper-accelerated acetic acid salt spray (CASS) tests for assessment of the corrosion resistance of metallic materials with or without permanent corrosion protection or temporary corrosion protection.
ICS: 77.060.00 | ISO: 9227: 1990
| TZS 1671: 2014 (1st Ed) ||2014
|Dry whole peas — Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for dry whole peas of varieties (cultivars) grown from Pisum sativum L. and Pisum sativum var. arvense (L.) Poir. intended for human consumption,
ICS: 67.060 | EAS: 759:2013
| TZS 233 (Part 1):1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Non-metallic conduits for electrical installation – Specification – Part 1: Rigid PVC conduits
Specifies the requirements for plain non-threadable conduits of tubular form, manufactured from rigid PVC and intended for the protection of cables in electrical installations
|8 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| tzs 6:1979 ||1979
|Guide for the presentation of standards
Provide detail of drafting of Tanzania Standard specification, methods of tests, glossaries and codes of practice and any other published documents.
|9 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 180:2014 (2nd Ed) ||2014
|Processed cereal-based foods for infants and young children ― Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for processed cereal-based foods intended for feeding infants as a complementary food generally from the age of six months onwards, taking into account infants‟ individual nutritional requirements, and for feeding young children as part of a progressively diversified diet.
ICS: 67.230 | EAS: 72:2013
|14 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/=, USD 20|
| TZS 850: 2005 (1st Ed) ||2005
|Building lime – Test methods
Describes methods of test for the determination of chemical, mechanical and physical properties of building lime
ICS: 91.100.10 | IEC: BS EN 459 (Part 2): 1995
| TZS 1156: 2010 ||2010
|Green Coffee - determinationof loss in mass at 105 oC.
Specifies a method for the determination of the loss in mass at 105oC of green coffee. It is applicable to decaffeinated and non- decaffeinated green coffee.
ICS: 67.140.20 | ISO: 6673:2003
| TZS 403: 1988 (1st Ed) ||1988
|Foodstuffs – Method for examination of shigella
Describes a microbiological method for the detection and identification of shigella in foodstuffs
|7 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1678: 2014 (1st Ed) ||2014
|Textured soya protein products — Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for textured soya protein products intended for human consumption.
ICS: 67.060 | EAS: 802:2013
| TZS 391(Part 1): 2010 (2nd Ed) ||2010
|Agricultural vehicles – Mechanical connections between towed and towing vehicles – Part 1: Dimensions of hitch hooks
Specifies the dimensional requirements for the hitch-hook used in the attachment to agricultural towing vehicles of towed, non-balanced trailers and implements fitted with ring type hitch coupling.
|4 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 146: 2009 (2nd Ed) ||2009
|Steel tube for furniture purposes – Specification
Covers the requirements for plain carbon round steel tubes for furniture purposes.
|4 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| 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/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|