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 953 (Part 2): 2008 (1st Ed) 2008
Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products – Part 2 – Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete manhole and soakaways
Specifies requirements and describes test methods for precast concrete manholes of circular, rectangular (with or without chamfered or rounded corners) or elliptical cross-section, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced, with nominal sizes or nominal lengths not exceeding DN 1250 or LN 1250, respectively
ICS: 91.100.30
23 Pg/s23,000/=
TZS 301: 1987 (1st Ed) 1987
Pesticides manual
Prescribes permissible agricultural pesticides, their technical characteristics and general requirements for safe handling of the products as certified by Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI).
ICS: 65.100.01
70 Pg/s75,000/= USD 75
TZS 1300: 2010 (1st Ed) 2010
Standard practice for impact testing for shipping containers and systems
Covers two procedures for conducting impact tests on loaded containers or shipping units (pallet loads) as follows:
a) procedure A to test the ability of a container or shipping unit to withstand impacts and
b) procedure B, to test the ability of a container or shipping unit or interior packing, or both, to provide protection to the contents, when subjected to impacts.

ICS: 55.180.40
10 Pg/s10,000/=
TZS 1696:2014(1st Ed) 2014
Polishes — Specification ⎯ Part 3: Floor polish water emulsion buffable type
Prescribes requirements and methods of test for water emulsion floor polish buffable type.
ICS: 97.080 | EAS: 290 part 3:2002
5 Pg/s5,000/=
TZS 319: 2015- ISO 7514: 1990 2015
Instant tea in solid form — Determination of total ash
Specifies a method for the determination of the total ash of instant tea in solid form
ICS: 67.140.10 | ISO: 7514:1990
2 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
TZS 521 (Part 3): 1992 (1st Ed)
Methods of high voltage testing – Part 3: Measuring devices
States the requirements which the measuring systems shall meet and describes some of the devices which are used.
ICS: 29.020
10 Pg/s10,000/=
TZS 135: 2016 2016
Hard-boiled sweets — Specification
Specifies the requirements and the methods of sampling and test for hard-boiled sweets.

ICS: 67.180.10 | EAS: 350: 2015
8 Pg/sTshs. 15,000/= / USD 15
TZS 734: 2002 (1st Ed) 2002
Cereal grains – Method of test
Prescribes methods of test for cereal grains
ICS: 67.060
45 Pg/s50,000/= USD 50
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 1557:2013(1st Ed) 2013
Fat and oil derivatives- Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME)-Determination of ester and linolenic acid methyl ester contents
Describe a procedure for the determination of the ester content in Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME). It also allows determining the linolenic acid methyl ester content.
ICS: 67.200.10
8 Pg/s8,000/=
TZS 343: 1989 (1st Ed) 1989
Tolerance limits for industrial effluents discharged into inland surface waters – Phosphatic fertilizer industry
Lays down the tolerance limits for effluents from tanning industry discharged into inland surface waters.
ICS: 13.030.20
4 Pg/s10,000/=/ USD 10
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