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 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/sTshs 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/sTshs. 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%
ICS: 01.040.79
9 Pg/s15,000/=/ 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
11 Pg/s11,000/=
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
ICS: 07.100.30
7 Pg/s15,000/=/ 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.
ICS: 71.080.60
2 Pg/sTshs 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.
ICS: 97.160
8 Pg/s8,000/=
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”.
ICS: 29.130.99
22 Pg/s22,000/=
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.
ICS: 71.100
15 Pg/s15,000/=
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 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
10 Pg/s10,000/=
TZS 1214: 2016 (1st ed) 2016
Camembert cheese — Specification
Specifies requirements, methods of sampling and test for camembert cheese intended for direct human consumption
ICS: 67.100.30
5 Pg/s5,000/=
TZS 326: 1989 (1st Ed) 1989
Textiles – Ternary fibre mixtures – Quantitative analysis
Specifies methods of quantitative analysis of various ternary mixtures of fibres.
ICS: 59.060.10
20 Pg/s25,000/= 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
13 Pg/s13,000/=
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.
ICS: 77.140
17 Pg/s25,000/=/ USD 25
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