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 13:2009 (2nd ed) ||2009
|Steel – Method for wrapping test of wire
Prescribes method of conducting wrapping test of wire
|6 Pg/s||Tshs 15,000/=, USD 15|
| 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 1879: 2016 ||2016
|Varnish for interior use — Specification
Specifies requirements and methods of sampling and test for varnish for interior use. It covers two types of varnishes for interior use on wooden surfaces:
Type I: General purpose glossy, eggshell or matt varnish, and
Type II: Special purpose such as solvent, heat and chemical-resistant glossy, eggshell or matt varnish.
|12 Pg/s||Tshs. 20,000/= / USD 20|
| TZS 1732: 2015 ( 1st ed) ||2015
|Protective leather gloves — Specification
Covers general requirements for gloves design, construction, sizes and other information applicable to all protective Leather gloves. It can also be applied to arm guards.It does not cover gloves used by medical profession and that used for protection against electrical hazards.
|15 Pg/s||Tshs 20,000/=, USD 20|
| TZS 1858: 2016 ||2016
|Water quality — Determination of electrical conductivity
Specifies a method for the measurement of the electrical conductivity of all types of water. Electrical conductivity tan be used to monitor the quality of
a) surface waters;
b) process waters
c) waste waters.
in water supply and treatment plants; The completeness of analysis for ionic constituents[l 10 31 tan be checked using this method.
In some cases absolute values are important, in other cases only relative changes are of concern.
ICS: 13.060.01 | ISO: 7888: 1985
|6 Pg/s||Tshs. 15,000/= / USD 15|
| TZS 1199-15: 2015 (1st ed) ||2015
|Methods of sampling and test for crude and refined glycerine Part 15: Determination of heavy metals content
Describes a method for determining the heavy metal content of crude and refined glycerol.
|2 Pg/s||Tshs 10,000/=, USD 10|
| TZS 963 (Part 4): 2007 ||2007
|Starch and derived products – Heavy metals content – Part 4 – Determination of cadmium content by atomic absorption spectrometry with electro-thermal atomization
Specifies a method for determination of cadmium content of starch, including derivatives and byproducts, by atomic absorption spectrometry with electro-thermal atomization.
ICS: 67.180.20 | ISO: 11212-4:1997
| TZS 1860: 2016 ||2016
|Water quality — Determination of calcium and magnesium —Atomic absorption spectrometric method
Specifies a method for the determination of dissolved Calcium and magnesium by flame atomic absorption spectrometry. lt is intended for the analysis of raw and drinking waters and tan be used for waters having a Calcium content of up to 50 mg/l and a magnesium content of up to 5 mg/l. For samples containing higher concentrations of Calcium or magnesium a smaller volume of the Sample must be taken for the analysis. When using the air/acetylene flame and the dilution factor 1 in 10, as described in 6.1, the Optimum range is 3 to 50 mg/1 for Calcium and 0,9 to 5 mg/l for magnesium.
ICS: 13.060.01 | ISO: 7980: 1986
|3 Pg/s||Tshs. 10,000/= / USD 10|
| TZS 1659:2014(1st Ed) ||2014
|Textiles — Reusable sanitary towels — Specification
Prescribes the requirements for reusable sanitary towels for external use
| TZS 1748: 2015- ISO 16632: 2003 ||2015
|Tobacco and tobacco products — Determination of water content — Gas-chromatographic method
Specifies a gas-chromatographic (GC) method for the determination of water content. It is applicable to raw tobacco as well as tobacco taken from finished products. The method is suitable for water contents ranging at least from a mass fraction of 2 % to 55 %.
ICS: 65.160 | ISO: 16632:2003
| TZS 990: 2009 ||2009
|Solid fertilizers – Determination of moisture content
Describes the methods for the determination of moisture content in solid fertilizers
| TZS 209: 1984 (1st Ed) ||1984
|Leather – Determination of apparent density
Specifies a method for the determination of the apparent density of leather. It is applicable to all leathers for which an accurate measurement of thickness can be made.
|2 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 841 Part 1: 2005 ||2005
|Materials and articles in contact with foodstuffs – Cutlery and table hollowware – Part 2 – Requirements for cutlery for the preparation of food Requirements for cutlery for the preparation of food
Specifies material and performance requirements and test methods for cutlery, which have corrosion resistant blades or prong capable of withstanding dishwasher cleaning procedure and sterilization process.
ICS: 67.250 | ISO: 8442-1:1997
| TZS 681: 2013 (2nd Ed) ||2013
|Security systems-cash-in-transit services
Specifies requirements for cash-in-transit services. It does not include requirements for design of the vehicles and installations
|3 Pg/s||10,000/=/ USD 10|
| TZS 755: 2003 (1st Ed) ||2003
|Textiles – Kikoi – Specification
Specifies the requirements for Kikoi