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 144-1: 2017- IEC 60095-1: 2006 (4th Ed) ||2017
|Lead-acid starter batteries — Part 1: General requirements and methods of test
Applicable to lead-acid batteries with a nominal voltage of 12 V, used primarily as a power source for the starting of internal combustion engines, lighting and for auxiliary equipment of internal combustion engine vehicles. These batteries are commonly called “starter batteries”. This standard is not applicable to batteries for other purposes, such as the starting of railcar internal combustion engines. This standard specifies: general requirements; essential functional characteristics, relevant test methods and results required, for several classes of starter batteries; according to the general type of application; according to the type of product.
ICS: 29.220 | IEC: 60095-1: 2006
|22 Pg/s||Tshs 30,000/=/USD 30|
| TZS 287 ||1986
|Test methods for mechanical properties of insulation sheath of electrical cables
Specifies test methods for determining properties of insulation and sheath of electric cables
|39 Pg/s||45,000/= / USD 45|
| TZS 1741: 2015- ISO 28219: 2009 ||2015
|Packaging — Labelling and direct product marking with linear bar code and two-dimensional symbols
Defines minimum requirements for identifying items;provides guidelines for item marking with machine-readable symbols;covers both labels and direct marking of items;includes testing procedures for label adhesive characteristics and mark durability;provides guidance for the formatting on the label of data presented in linear bar code, two-dimensional symbol or human readable form; is intended for applications which include, but are not limited to, support of systems that automate the control of items during the processes of: production; inventory; distribution; field service; point of sale; repair, and is intended to include, but it is not limited to, multiple industries including: automotive; aerospace; chemical; consumer items; electronics; health care; marine; rail; telecommunications.
ICS: 35.040 | ISO: 28219: 2009
|49 Pg/s||55,000/= THS/ USD 55|
| TZS 761 (Part 3): 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Metallic materials – Brinell hardness test – Part 3 – Calibration of reference blocks
Specifies a method for the calibration of reference blocks to be used in the indirect verification of Brinell hardness testing machines as described in TZS 761 (Part 2): 2006.
ICS: 77.040.10 | ISO: 6506 (Part 3): 2005
| 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.
|10 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 619: 2001 (1st Ed) ||2001
|Rims for bicycles – Specification
Covers requirements for bicycle rims of WO (wired on rims) and SS (straight side rim) classes.
|8 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1879: 2016 (1st ed) ||2016
|Varnish for interior use — Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for varnish for interior use. It covers two types of varnishes for interior use on wooden surfaces:
Type I: General purpose glossy, eggshell or matt varnish, and
Type II: Special purpose such as solvent, heat and chemical-resistant glossy, eggshell or matt varnish.
|12 Pg/s||Tshs. 20,000/= / USD 20|
| TZS 424: 1989(1st Ed) ||1989
|Hides and skins – Presentation, preservation, grading, packaging and storing – Code of practice
Prescribes the requirements for hides and skins intended for tanning and exports and methods of presentation, preservation, grading, packing and storing.
|11 Pg/s||20,000/=/ USD 20|
| TZS 281 ||1989
|Corrugated asbestos – Cement sheets and fittings – Specifications (Withdrawn)
| TZS 1674: 2014 (1st Ed) ||2014
|Faba beans — Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for faba beans of cultivated varieties (cultivars) grown from Vicia faba L. intended for human consumption
ICS: 67.060 | EAS: 763:2013
| TZS 187: 2014 (2nd Ed) ||2014
|Infant formula – Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for infant formula in liquid or powdered form intended for use, where necessary, as a substitute for human milk in meeting the normal nutritional requirements of infants.
ICS: 67.230 | EAS: 4:2013
|14 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/=, USD 20|
| TZS 454: 2007 (2nd Ed) ||2007
|Cigarettes – Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for cigarettes.
ICS: 65.160 | EAS: 110:2005
|7 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1635:2013(1st Ed) ||2013
|Rubber hoses and hose assemblies- Textile-reinforced hydraulic types for oil- based or water-based fluids- Specification
Specifies requirements for five types of textile-reinforced hydraulic hose and hose assembly of nominal size from 5 to 100.
ICS: 83.140.40 | ISO: 4079:2009
| TZS 1417: 2011 (1st Ed) ||2011
|Agricultural equipment – Walking type agricultural tractors –
Specifies the requirements for the construction and operation of walking type agricultural powered machinery for land tilling, weeding, ploughing, grass cutting and transplanting. This standard covers agriculture machines that are classified as walking type agricultural tractors, which are either pulled or pushed. These include tractors with chain and sprocket transmission system, gear transmission system and combination thereof.
| TZS 1278: 2017 (2nd Ed) ||2017
|Fresh potato tuber (ware potato tuber) - specification
Specifies the requirement for ware potato tuber of varieties (cultivars) grown from (Solanumtuberosum) and its hybrids to be supplied fresh and either packaged or loose for human consumption. It does not cover the requirement for potato tubers intended for industrial processing or as seed potato tuber.
ICS: 67.080.2 | EAS: 748: 2017
|12 Pg/s||20,000/= USD 20|