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 1403: 2016 (1st Ed) ||2016
|Water quality — Determination of certain organochlorine insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorobenzenes — Gas chromatographic method after liquid-liquid extraction
Describes a method for determining certain organochlorine insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorobenzenes (except the mono- and dichlorobenzenes) in drinking waters, ground waters, surface waters and waste waters.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 6468: 1996
|24 Pg/s||Tshs 30,000/=, USD 30|
| TZS 1928-6: 2017- ISO 6362-6: 2012 (1st ed) ||2017
|Wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys — Extruded rods/bars, tubes and profiles — Part 6: Round, square, rectangular and hexagonal tubes — Tolerances on shape and dimensions
Specifies the tolerances on dimensions and shape of wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy extruded round bars having diameters in the range from 8 mm up to 350 mm; and square and hexagonal bars having widths across flats in the range from 10 mm up to 220 mm. It applies to extruded round, square and hexagonal bars
ICS: 77.150.10 | ISO: 6362-6: 2012
|16 Pg/s||Tshs 25,000/=, USD 25|
| TZS 493: 2013(2nd Ed) ||2013
|Road vehicles – Advance warning triangle to indicate temporary Specification
Specifies requirements for retro-reflective triangle sign, which may be placed on or beside the road to give advance warning of the presence of a temporary obstruction, which may cause traffic hazard.
ICS: 93. 080.30
|4 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1944: 2017 ||2017
|Wood-based panels — Fibreboard, particleboard and oriented strand board (OSB) — Vocabulary
Provides definitions and terminology applying to all types of fibreboard, particleboard and oriented strand board (OSB).
| ISO: 17064: 2004
|2 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| 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.
|17 Pg/s||25,000/=/ USD 25|
| TZS 1298: 2010 (1st Ed) ||2010
|Sharps container - specification
Specifies requirements for sharps containers intended to hold potentially infectious medical waste comprised largely of devices which can readily cause physical injury, e. g scalpels, blades, hypodermic needles and syringes.
| 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 845: 2012 (2nd Ed) ||2012
|Air quality – Specification
Gives permissible limits of some common substances found in polluted air, namely sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, suspended particulate matter (dust), oxides of nitrogen, hydrocarbons and lead. It covers both the ambient air and emission sources.
| TZS 497 ||1999
|Determination of silica content in sodium hydroxide
Outlines the method of determination of silica content in sodium hydroxide for industrial use
|4 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 402: 1988 (1st Ed) ||1988
|Microbiological specification for fish and fish products
Prescribes the microbiological specifications for fresh, frozen, smoked and cooked fish and fish products excluding shellfish.
|4 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 525: 2016 - ISO 1513: 2011(1st ed) ||2016
|Paints and varnishes — Examination and preparation of sample for testing
Specifies both the procedure for preliminary examination of a single sample, as received for testing, and the procedure for preparing a test sample by blending and reduction of a series of samples representative of a consignment or bulk of paint, varnish or related product.
ICS: 87.040 | ISO: 1513: 2010
|4 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 432-2: 2015 ||2015
|Plastics piping systems for the supply of gaseous fuels – Polyethylene (PE) — Part 2: Pipes
Specifies the characteristics of pipes made from polyethylene (PE) for piping systems in the field of the supply of gaseous fuels. It also specifies the test parameters for the test methods referred to in this International Standard.
ICS: 75.200 | ISO: 4437-2: 2014
|17 Pg/s||25,000/= USD 25|
| TZS 1132:2016- ISO 10530: 1992 (2nd Ed) ||2016
|Water Quality- Determination of dissolved sulfide- Photometric method using ethylene blue
Specifies a photometric method for the determination of dissolved sulfide in water. The method is applicable to the determination of dissolved sulfide in a mass concentration range from 0.04 mg/1 to 1.5 mg/1.
ICS: 13.060.50 | ISO: 10530: 1992
|9 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| TZS 279:2014 (2nd ed) ||2014
|Textiles – Sanitary towels – Specification
Covers the requirements for sanitary towels for external use.
ICS: 59.080.30 | EAS: 96:2008
| 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