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 1471: 2018 (2nd Ed) ||2018
|Tolerance limits for environmental and occupational vibration
Specifies limits for general environmental vibration including occupational environment and air overpressure. Tolerance limits in this Tanzania Standard are given with a view to protect people against risk to their health and safety, and to minimize annoyance to people in residential premises and other sensitive sites exposed to vibration.
|10 Pg/s||TSHS. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 1187 (Part 13): 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Road vehicles- Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel system components Part 13: Pressure relief device (PRD)
Specifies test and requirements for the pressure relief device (PRD), a compressed natural gas fuel system component intended for use on the types of motor vehicles.
ICS: 43.060.40 | ISO: 15500-13: 2000
| TZS 822: 2015 - ISO 6654: 1991 (1st Ed) ||2015
|Animal feeding stuffs — Determination of urea content
specifres a spectro- metric method for the determination of the urea content of animal feeding stuffs.
ICS: 65.120 | ISO: 6654: 1991
|3 Pg/s||Tshs.10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 93: 1981 (1st Ed) ||1981
|Water used in industry – Method of sampling and test for microbiological examination
Prescribes methods of sampling and test for microbiological examination of water used in industry. It also covers bacteriological examination, microscopic examination and determination of standard plate count
|18 Pg/s||Tshs 25,000/= USD 25|
| TZS 1895-1: 2016- ISO 6504-1: 1983 (1st ed) ||2016
|Paints and varnishes — Determination of hiding power — Part 1: Kubelka-Munk method for white and light-coloured paints
Specifies a method to be used for determining the hiding power (spreading rate necessary to give a contrast ratio of 98 %) of white or light-coloured paints. lt is restricted to paint films having the tri-stimulus value of Y > 70. lt is not applicable to fluorescent or metallic paints.
ICS: 87.040 | ISO: 6504-1: 1983
|31 Pg/s||Tshs 40,000/= / USD 40|
| TZS 977: 2008 (1st Ed) ||2008
|Soil quality – Determination of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls – Gas-chromatographic method with electron capture detection
Specifies a method for quantitative determination of seven polychlorinated biphenyls and seventeen organochlorine pesticides in all types of soil.
ICS: 13.080 | ISO: 10382:2002
|22 Pg/s||Tshs.30,000/= USD 30|
| TZS108: 1982 ||1982
|Electric cables – Flexible cords rated up to 300/500 V, for use with appliances and equipment intended for domestic, office and similar environments
Specified requirements and dimensions for insulated flexible cables 1 / for operation at voltages up to and including 450 V to earth and 750 Vac between phases.
The cables are primarily intended for use under the conditions envisaged in the regulations for the Electrical Equipment of Buildings.
The specification covers flexible cables suitable for operation where the combination of ambient temperature and temperature rise due to load results in a conductor temperature not exceeding:
a) PVC. 70°C for general purpose and flexible PVC insulation operating at maximum temperature of 70°C; and, in the case of a short circuit, the maximum temperature does not exceed 160°C.
1) 60°C for type 60°C insulation,
2) 85°C for type 85°C.insulation,
3) 150°C for type 150°C, but 180°C if there are no limits imposed by environmental conditions; and, in the case of a short circuit, the maximum temperature does not exceed:
200°C for type 60°C insulation,
250°C for type 85°C insulation,
350°C for type 150°C insulation.
c) Glass fibre insulation-185°C and, in the case of a short circuit, the maximum temperature does not exceed 250°C.
|39 Pg/s||Tshs 45,000/=/USD 45|
| TZS 951: 2007 (1st Ed) ||2007
|Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs – Horizontal methods for sampling techniques from surfaces using contact plates and swabs
Specifies horizontal methods for sampling techniques using contact plates or swabs on surfaces in the food industry environment, and food processing plants with a view of detecting or enumerating viable microorganisms.
ICS: 07.100.30 | ISO: 18593: 2004
|8 Pg/s||Tshs.15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 258:2018 (3rd ed) ||2018
|Wood – Sampling methods and general requirements for physical and mechanical testing of small clear wood specimens
Specifies method for selective and mechanical sampling of timber, for the conditioning of selected material and for the preparation of test pieces for physical and mechanical tests on small clear test pieces free from visible defects.
|6 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1434-3: 2011 ISO 13007-3:2010 ||2011
|Ceramic tiles — Grouts and adhesives – Part 3: Terms, definitions and specifications for grouts
Defines terms concerning the product, working methods and application properties for ceramic tile grouts. It specifies values of performance requirements for all ceramic tile grouts [cementitious (CG) and reaction resin (RG) grouts]
ICS: 91.100.23 | ISO: 13007-3:2010
|7 Pg/s||TSHS. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 1660:2014(1st Ed) ||2014
|Polyurethane (PU) coated leather — Specification
Prescribes requirements, methods of sampling and test for polyurethane (PU) coated leather.
|8 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/= Usd 15|
| TZS 1567-1: 2013 (1st Ed) ||2013
|Determination of Vitamins in Flours – Part 1: Qualitative method for Determination of vitamin A in flours
Prescribe routine qualitative method for determination of vitamin A in flours.
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/= Usd 10|
| TZS 161: 2017 (4th Ed) ||2017
|Chili sauce – Specification
Prescribes specification and methods of test and sampling for chili sauce intended for human consumption.
ICS: 67.220.10 | EAS: 893:2017
|8 Pg/s||Tshs.15,000/=/USD 15|
| TZS 534:2017 (2nd Ed) ||2017
|Textiles – Standard atmospheres for conditioning and testing
Defines the characteristics and use of a standard atmosphere for conditioning, for determining the physical and mechanical properties of textiles and a standard alternative atmosphere that may be used if agreed between parties.
ICS: 59.080.01 | ISO: 139: 2005
|6 Pg/s||Tshs. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 1306: 2011 (1st Ed) ISO 16069: 2004 ||2011
|Graphical symbols - Safety signs - Safety way guidance systems (SWGS)
Describe the principles governing the design and application of visual components used to create a safety way guidance system (SWGS).
ICS: 01.080.10; 01.080.20 | ISO: 16069: 2004