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 357: 2012 (2nd Ed) ||2012
|Cloves – Specification
Prescribes the requirements for cloves zyzgium aromaticum (L) Merr & Perr. Syn. Eugenia carry ophillum (sprengel), Bullock and Harrison, in the whole form as well as in ground form. The standard also covers some of the necessary aspects relating to transport and storage conditions for cloves.
|5 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1549: 2012 (1st Ed) ||2012
|Textile - Lining fabric specification
Prescribes constructional details and other requirements for woven fabrics and warp knitted fabrics for linings in garments. Requirements are specified for construction, mass per unit area, threads or courses per unit length, strength, dimensional stability and colour fastness. Recommended fabrics for various end users are given in appendix A. Appendix B gives a method for determination of thickness on recovery, appendix C gives a method for determination of dimensional stability on heating.
|11 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/= Usd 20|
| TZS 1013:2017 (2nd Ed) ||2017
|Solid fertilizers – Preparation of samples for chemical and physical analysis
Specifies methods for the preparation of test samples and test portions from laboratory samples of solid fertilizer for subsequent chemical or physical analysis.
ICS: 65.080 | ISO: 8358: 1991
|4 Pg/s||TSH 10,000/= USD 10|
| TZS 952: 2007 ||2007
|Concrete pipes and fittings, un-reinforced, steel fibre and reinforced
Specifies performance requirements as defined in Table 1 and describes test methods for precast concrete pipes and fittings, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced, with flexible joints (with seals either integrated in the units or supplied separately) and nominal sizes not exceeding DN 1750 for units with a circular bore or WN/HN 1200/1800 for units with an egg-shaped bore, for which the main intended use is the conveyance of sewage, rainwater and surface water under gravity or occasionally at low head of pressure, in pipelines that are generally buried.
|66 Pg/s||Tshs.75,000/=/ USD 75|
| TZS 563: 1996 (1st Ed) ||1996
|Classification of electrical and electronic equipment with regard to protection against electric shock
Describes a classification, with definitions, for means of protection against electric shock in the event or failure of the insulation. It does not detail the requirement for design, construction and testing according to this system
|4 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= USD 10|
| TZS 1512: 2012 (1st Ed) ||2012
|Precast concrete paving blocks - Specifications
Specifies requirements for pre-cast concrete paving blocks intended for the construction of low speed roads, industrial and other paved surfaces subjected to all categories of static and vehicular loading and pedestrian traffic
ICS: 91.100 | EAS: 179: 2003
|10 Pg/s||15,000/= USD 15|
| 24. TZS 23: 2017 (2nd Ed) ||2017
|Textiles — Tests for colour fastness — Part B02: Colour fastness to artificial light: Xenon arc fading lamp test
Specifies a method intended for determining the effect on the colour of textiles of all kinds and in all forms to the action of an artificial light source representative of natural daylight (D65). It also applicable to white (bleached or optically brightened) textiles. It allows the use of two different sets of blue wool references. The results from the two different sets of references may not be identical.
ICS: 59.080.01 | ISO: 105-B02: 2014
|36 Pg/s||Tshs 45,000/=, USD 45|
| TZS 237: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Code of practice for safe use of polyethylene in contact with foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and drinking water
Defines the polymers, copolymers, manufacturing residues, and necessary additives which may be regarded as safe for use when properly processed in contact with food, drinking water, pharmaceuticals and when present only in prescribed limits of concentration. It does not purport to establish the suitability of the packaging medium with a particular foodstuffs from other than toxicological considerations
|5 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 1199-13: 2015 (1st ed) ||2015
|Methods of sampling and test for crude and refined glycerine Part 13: Limit test for chloride
Describes a turbidimetric limit test for chloride in crude and refined glycerol.
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 100: 2015- EAS 16: 2010 (4th ed) ||2015
|Plantation white sugar – Specification
Specifies the requirements, methods of sampling and testing for plantation or mil white sugar intended for human consumption.
ICS: 67.180.10 | EAS: 16:2010
|5 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/= USD 10|
| 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 1354:2010 ||2010
|Textile –Masai shuka -specification
Describes the constructional details and other particulars of Masai shuka made from dyed acrylic yarns.
| TZS 94 Part 2 ||1980
|Method of sampling and test for industrial effluents
Covers the methods of test for industrial effluents. In this part also covers, methods of test for barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead,mercury, selenium, silver and zinc.
| TZS 1730: 2015 (1st ed) ||2015
|Textiles — B-Twill Jute cloth — Specification
Specifies the constructional details and other particulars of a B-twill jute cloth used for stitching jute bags for packing agricultural food grains
|3 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 154: 1982 ||1982
|Steel tubes for structural purposes – Specification
Covers the requirements for high frequency induction welded (HFW) plain carbon steel tubes (of sizes up to 225mm nominal bore) for structural purposes
|5 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|