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 399: 1990 (1st Ed) ||1990
|Compound pig feeds – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for compounded pig feeds
|6 Pg/s||15,000/=/ USD 15|
| TZS 1586:2013(1st Ed) ||2013
|Guidelines for auditing management systems.
Provide guidance on auditing management systems, including the principles of auditing, managing an audit programme and conducting management system audit as well as guidance on the evaluation of competence of individuals involved in the audit process, including the person managing the audit programme, auditors and audit teams.
ICS: 03.120.10 | ISO: 19011:2011
| TZS 899: 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Textiles – Towels – Specification
Specifies the constructional details and other requirements for woven terry fabrics to be used in the manufacture of beach, bath, kitchen and face cloth towels
| TZS 581: 2014 (2nd Ed) ||2014
|Hand dishwashing and light duty detergent (liquid) – Specification
Specifies requirements for liquid detergent for household dishwashing. It does not cover detergent for machine dishwashing and multipurpose cleaning.
ICS: 71.100.40 | EAS: 296:2011
|12 Pg/s||20,000/= USD 20|
| TZS 84:2009 (2nd ed) ||2009
|Determination of opacity (paper backing) – Diffuse reflectance method
Prescribes a method for the determination of the opacity (paper backing) of paper by diffuse reflectance. It is not applicable to coloured papers or boards which incorporate fluorescent dyes or pigments.
ICS: 85.060 | ISO: 2471:1998
| TZS 584: 2003 (1st Ed) ||2003
|Wafers – Specification
Prescribes requirements and methods of sampling and test for wafers.
|5 Pg/s||10,000/= USD 10|
| TZS 949 (Part 2): 2007 ||2007
|Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs -- Horizontal methods for the detection and enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae – Part 1 – Detection and enumeration by MPN technique with pre-enrichment
Specifies a method without pre-enrichment, for the enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae.
ICS: 07.100.30 | ISO: 21528-2: 2004
| TZS 960: 2007 (1st Ed) ||2007
|Starch – Determination of ash
Specifies a method for the determination of the ash content yielded by starches
ICS: 67.040) | ISO: 3593: 1981
| TZS 771 (Part 2 – 1): 2003 (1st Ed) ||2003
|Switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations – Part 2-1 – Particular requirements – Electronic switches
Applies to electronic switches and to associated electronic extension units for household and similar fixed electrical installations either indoors or outdoors. The standard applies to electronic switches for the operation of lamp circuits and the control of the brightness of lamps (dimmers) as well as the control of the speed motors
| TZS 1313:2014 (2nd Ed) EAS 769:2013 ||2014
|Fortified edible fats and oils - Specification
Prescribes requirements, methods of sampling and tests for fortified edible fats and oils intended for human consumption. The standard is applicable only where there exists no other specific prescribed Tanzania Standard for a particular edible fat or oil fortified with any of the vitamins A and E.
ICS: 67.200.10 | EAS: 769:2012
| TZS 292 ||1986
|Building drawings – Lines
Specifies lines for use on building drawing.
|4 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 150: 2009 (Rev) ||2009
|Steel tubes – Method for flattening test
Specifies a method for determining the ability of metallic tubes of circular cross-section to undergo deformation by flattening.
ICS: 77.140.75 | ISO: 8492:1998
|2 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 725: 2004 (1st Ed) ||2004
|General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out test and/or calibration, including sampling. It coves testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods
ICS: 03.120.20 | ISO: 17025: 1999
|26 Pg/s||35,000/= USD 35|
| TZS 840: 2015 ||2015
|Skin powder — Specification
Prescribes the requirements, sampling and test method for skin powders. It does not cover skin powder for infants, for which a separate standard is applied to that product.
| TZS 851: 2006 (1st Ed) ||2006
|Honey – Specification
Prescribes the requirements and the methods of test for honey, produced by stinging honeybees (Apis mellifera) intended for direct human consumption and industrial use.