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 2003: 2017 (1st Ed.) ||2017
|Cider and perry — Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for cider and perry for human consumption.
|6 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=/USD 15|
| TZS 860: 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Municipal and industrial wastewaters – General tolerance limits for municipal and industrial wastewaters
Applicable to effluents discharged from all establishments. Prescribes the permissible limits for municipal and industrial effluents discharged directly into water bodies.
| TZS 604: 2015- ISO 2813: 2014 ||2015
|Paints and varnishes — Determination of gloss value at 20º, 60º and 85º
Specifies a method for determining the gloss of coatings using the three geometries of 20°, 60° or 85°. The method is suitable for the gloss measurement of non-textured coatings on plane, opaque substrates.
ICS: 87.040 | ISO: 2813
|22 Pg/s||30,000/= USD 30|
| TZS 2:1984 (1st Ed) ||
|Chama cha Mapinduzi flag – Specification
Gives in detail the requirements on design, construction, and sizes of Chama Cha Mapinduzi flag of Tanzania, made of mill spun and loom woven cotton bunting.
| TZS 1422: 2011 ||2011
|Textiles-Woven, non woven, knitted and lace household curtain and drapery fabrics –Specifications
Covers a wide range of curtaining and drapery fabric materials produced from natural and synthetic fibres with the exception of steel and glass fibres
| TZS 410: 1989 (1st Ed) ||1989
|Textiles – Polyester/cellulose woven fabric for uniforms – Specification
Prescribes constructional details and other requirements for four types of bleached polyester/cellulose fabrics suitable for nurses, mess waiters, and other intended uniforms.
|5 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1324:2010 (1st Ed) ISO 3960:2007 ||2010
|Animal and vegetable fats and oils - Determination of peroxide value-Iodometric (visual) end point.
Specifies a method for the iodometric determination of the peroxide value of
animal and vegetable fats and oils with a visual endpoint detection. The peroxide value is a measure of the amount of oxygen chemically bound to an oil or fat as peroxides, particularly hydroperoxides.
ICS: 67.200.10 | ISO: 3960:2007
| TZS 1955: 2017 - ISO 6183:1990 (1st ed) ||2017
|Fire protection equipment — Carbon dioxide extinguishing systems for use on premises — Design and installation
lays down requirements for the design and installation of fixed carbon dioxide fire-extinguishing Systems for use on premises. The requirements are not valid for extinguishing Systems on ships, in aircraft, on vehicles and mobile fire appliances or for below ground Systems in the mining industry, nor are they valid for carbon dioxide preinerting systems
|22 Pg/s||Tshs 35,000/= USD 35|
| TZS 68: 2015 (2nd Ed) ||2015
|Writing chalks — Specification
Specifies the requirements, method of sampling and tests for white and coloured writing chalks.
|11 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/=, USD 20|
| TZS1438:2011 (1st Ed) ISO10983:1999 ||2011
|Timber structures — Solid timber finger - jointing — Production requirements
Specifies requirements for bonded finger joints and minimum requirements for the manufacture of cut, interlocking, bonded finger joints in structural timber members.
ICS: 91.080.20 | ISO: 10983:1999
| TZS 792: 2003 (1st Ed) ||2003
|Road signs – Retro-reflective device for road traffic control purposes – Test method
Defines general terms and describes photometric tests for internally and externally illuminated signs and for coefficient of retro reflective materials. The standard also describes the methods of testing signs for resistance to impact, wind pressure, dirt test and corrosion.
| TZS 1056:2008- ISO 7165:1999 (1st ed) ||2008
|Fire fighting-potable fire extinguishers - Performance and construction
Specifies the principal requirements intended to ensure the safety, reliability and performance of portable fire extinguishers. It is applicable to a fully charged extinguisher having a maximum mass of 20 kg.
ICS: 13.220.10 | ISO: 7165:1999
|43 Pg/s||Tshs 50,000/=, USD 50|
| TZS 841 (Part 7): 2005 (1st Ed) ||2005
|Materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs – Cutlery and table hollowware – Part 7 – Requirement for table cutlery made of silver, other precious metals and their alloys
Specifies material and performance requirements for table cutlery made of silver, other precious metals and their alloys (knives with stainless steel blades, forks, spoons, carving sets, ladles and other pieces).
ICS: 67.250 | ISO: 8442-7:2000
| TZS 1187 (Part 14): 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Road vehicles- Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel system components Part 14: Excess flow valve
Specifies test and requirements for the excess flow valve, a compressed natural gas fuel system component intended for use on the types of motor vehicles.
ICS: 43.060.40 | ISO: 15500-14: 2002
| TZS 683: 2002 (1st Ed) ||2002
|Aluminium and aluminium alloys – Household cooking utensils – Specification
Covers cold-formed aluminium and aluminium alloys utensils for household use but does not include pressure cookers. It specifies dimensions, materials, construction and testing
|8 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|