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).
||Title / Scope
| TZS 1675:2014(1st Ed) ||2014
|Rough (paddy) Rice- Specification
Specifies the requirements and methods of sampling and test for rough rice of the varieties grown from Oryza spp. used for further processing.
ICS: 67.060 | EAS: 764:2013
|6 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/= Usd 15|
| TZS 1587:2013(1st Ed) ||2013
|Quality management- Guidelines for realizing financial and economic benefits
Provides guideline for realizing financial and economic benefits from the application of the ISO 9000 quality management principlas.
ICS: 120.10 | ISO: 10014:2006
|25 Pg/s||Tshs 30,000/= Usd 30|
| TZS 201: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Leather – Determination of shrinkage temperature
Specifies a method for the determination of the shrinkage temperature of leather. It is applicable to all types of leather with a shrinkage temperature below that of boiling water
|3 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 2109:2018 (1st Ed) ||2018
|Leather -Raw cattle hides of cattle and horses preservation by stack salting - Method of trim.
Analyses the various preserving process defects likely to affect the raw hides of cattle and horses and defines the rules for the preservation of these hides by stack salting
ICS: 59.140.20 | ISO: 2821:1974
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1427:2011 ||2011
|Lanolin, anhydrous for cosmetics industry
Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for anhydrous lanolin for cosmetic industry.
| TZS 728: 2015 (2nd Ed) ||2015
|Black tea – Blended – Specification
Prescribes requirements and methods of sampling and test for blended tea of Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze obtained by blending different grades of black tea from different areas and different factories. Spices may also be added.
|4 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| 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 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
| TZS 514: 2009 (2nd Ed) ||2009
|Packaging – Complete, filled transport packages and unit loads- Stacking tests using static load
Specifies three methods for carrying out a stacking test on a complete, filled transport package, or on a unit load, using a static load
|4 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 990: 2017 (2nd ed) ||2017
|Solid fertilizers – Determination of moisture content
Drescribes the methods for determination of moisture content in solid fertilizers
|3 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 416: 2010 (2nd Ed) ||2010
|Instant coffee –Sampling method for bulk units with liners
Specifies a method of sampling a consignment of instant coffee, shipped in ten units or more, for the purposes of examination to determine whether the consignment complies with established specification.
ICS: 67.040.20 | ISO: 6670: 2002
|6 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 423: 2017 - ISO 535:2014 (3rd ed) ||2017
|Paper and board – Determination of water absorption – Cobb method
Specifies a method of determining the water absorptiveness of sized paper and board, including corrugated fibreboard, under standard conditions. It may not be suitable for paper of grammage less than 50 g/m2 or embossed paper. It is not suitable for porous papers such as newsprint or unsized papers such as blotting paper or other papers having a relatively high water absorptiveness
ICS: 85.060 | ISO: 535:2014
|8 Pg/s||Tshs. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 1418: 2011 (1st Ed) ||2011
|Agricultural equipment – Soil tillage and equipment – Terminology
Includes the definitions used in the general classification, design, construction, operation and performance of tillage equipment and soil-tool relationships.
| TZS 1940: 2017 ||2017
|Civil engineering specifications — Medium — Curing cutback bitumen
Applies to bituminous materials and covers the requirements for five (5) grades of medium curing cutback bitumen type suitable for road construction and similar purposes.
|6 Pg/s||15,000/= / USD 15|