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 1790:2016-ISO 23550:2011 ||2016
|Safety and control devices for gas burners and gas-burning appliances — General requirements
This International Standard specifies safety, constructional and performance requirements and testing of safety control or regulating devices and sub-assemblies or fittings (hereafter referred to as controls) for burners and gas-burning appliances using such fuel gases as natural gas, manufactured gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It is not applicable to corrosive and waste gases. This International Standard is applicable to the following controls:
⎯ automatic shut-off valves;
⎯ burner controls;
⎯ flame supervision devices;
⎯ gas/air ratio controls;
⎯ pressure regulators;
⎯ manual taps;
⎯ mechanical thermostats;
⎯ multifunctional controls;
⎯ pressure-sensing devices;
⎯ valve-proving systems;
⎯ zero regulators
ICS: 27.060.20 | ISO: 23550:2011
|41 Pg/s||Tshs 50,000/-USD 50|
| TZS 132: 2014 (3rd Ed) EAS 35: 2013 ||2014
|Fortified food grade salt — Specification
Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for edible common salt, which may include iodized coarse salt, iodized table salt, and salt for margarine and dairy products
ICS: 67.220. | EAS: 35:2012
|14 Pg/s||Tshs. 20,000/= / USD 20|
| TZS 387: 1989 ||1989
|Timber – Grading of coniferous sawn timber (cypress and pine)
Specifies the method of grading coniferous sawn timber (cypress and pine) namely visual stress grading. It defines some important terms of timber. The timber to be graded should be at a moisture content not more than 22%
|9 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1053: 2008 ||2008
|Sterile hypodermic needles for single use
Specifies requirements for sterile hypodermic needles for single use of nominal outside diameters 0,3 and 1,2mm. It does not apply to dental needless
ICS: 11.040.25 | ISO: 7864: 1993
| 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 1199-18: 2015 (1st ed) ||2015
|Methods of sampling and test for crude and refined glycerine Part 18: Detection of sugars
Describes a colorimetric method for detecting the presence of sugars in crude and refined glycerol.
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 1230: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Textiles - Specification for mosquito nets -Part 1: Net from100% polyester yarn
Prescribes the requirements of two types of mosquito net namely rectangular mosquito nets and circular shaped mosquito nets. These may be bleached or dyed as specified in the contract or order.
| TZS 1348: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Small power distribution units (ready boards) for single - phase 230V service connections - Requirements
Specifies requirements for distribution boxes that are ready-wired with socket-outlets, with or without a permanently wired luminaire. The boxes are intended for single-phase 230 V service connections for direct connection to the terminals of an electricity dispenser or meter, and for use either in a dwelling or installed in a waterproof enclosure. This type of distribution box is called a small power distribution unit (SPDU), and it is primarily intended for use in low-cost housing. It is also commonly known as a “ready board”.
| TZS 1601:2014(1st Ed) ||2014
|Textiles — Hair extensions — Specification
Prescribes the requirements and test methods for hair extensions made from synthetic fibres for use on human beings. shall not be applicable to the natural human hairs.
| 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
| TZS 1174: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Water quality- Detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliforms bacteria Part 1: Membrane filtration method
Describes a reference method( standard test) for the detection and enumeration of Escherichia Coli and coliforms bacteria in water for human consumption. The standard test is based on membrane filtration, subsequent culture on a differential agar medium and calculation of the number of target organisms in the sample
ICS: 07.100.20 | ISO: 9308:2004
| TZS 1214: 2016 (1st ed) ||2016
|Camembert cheese — Specification
Specifies requirements, methods of sampling and test for camembert cheese intended for direct human consumption
| TZS 326: 1989 (1st Ed) ||1989
|Textiles – Ternary fibre mixtures – Quantitative analysis
Specifies methods of quantitative analysis of various ternary mixtures of fibres.
|20 Pg/s||25,000/= USD 25|
| TZS 813: 2014 (2nd Ed) EAS 337:2013 ||2014
|Henna powder – Specification
Prescribes the requirements, sampling procedure and method of test for pure henna powder
ICS: 71.100.70 | EAS: 337:2013
| TZS 639: 2001 (1st Ed) ||2001
|Gray iron castings – Specification
Specifies the properties of unalloyed and low-alloyed gray cast iron used for castings which have been manufactured in sand mould or in moulds with comparable thermal behaviour.
|17 Pg/s||25,000/=/ USD 25|