Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS)

Tanzania Bureau of Standards - tanzanian standards, TBS standards The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) was established through an Act of Parliament in 1975, the Standards Act 3. This Act became operational on 6 April 1976. Tanzania Bureau of Standards is a statutory body of the Government fully financed by the Government. The Bureau has six departments:

  • Process Technology Standards Department with the following sections: chemical; textiles; agriculture
  • Engineering Standards Department with the following sections: Electrical engineering; Mechanical engineering; Building and construction; General techniques; Mining
  • Quality Management Department with the following sections: Quality Control; Inspectorate; Certification; Technical Assistance to Exporters
  • Testing and Calibration comprising the following test houses: Textile Laboratory; Chemicals Laboratory; Food and Microbiology Laboratory; Metrology Laboratory; Material Testing Laboratory
  • Documentation Department with the following sections: Information; Editing and reprography; Printing
  • Administration Department with the following sections: Accounts; Personnel; Office management; Materials management
The main responsibility of the Bureau includes formulation of standards, metrology quality control, testing and calibration, and training.
 

Worldwide Countries A-Z and Standards Organisations

  • Afghanistan - ANSA
    Afghanistan National Standardization Authority (ANSA)
     
  • Albania - S SH
    General Directorate of Standardization (DPS)
     
  • Algeria - IDT
    Institut algérien de normalisation (IANOR)
     
  • Angola - IANORQ
    Instituto Angolano de Normalização e Qualidade (IANORQ)
     
  • Antigua And Barbuda - ABBS
    Antigua and Barbuda Bureau of Standards (ABBS)
     
  • Argentina - IRAM
    Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación (IRAM)
     
  • Armenia - AST GOST
    National Institute of Standards (SARM)
     
  • Australia - AS
    Standards Australia (SA)
     
  • Austria - Onorm
    Österreichisches Normungsinstitut (ON)
     
  • Azerbaijan - AZSTAND
    State Agency on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of Azerbaijan Republic (AZSTAND)
     
  • Bahrain - BSMD
    Bahrain Standards & Metrology Directorate (BSMD)
     
  • Bangladesh - BSTI
    Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI)
     
  • Barbados - BNSI
    Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI)
     
  • Belarus - GOST R
    Committee for Standardization of Belarus (BELST)
     
  • Belgium - NBN
    Bureau De Normalisation (NBN)
     
  • Benin - CEBENOR
    Centre Béninois de Normalisation et de Gestion de la Qualité (CEBENOR)
     
  • Bhutan - SQCA
    Standards and Quality Control Authority (SQCA)
     
  • Bolivia - IBNORCA
    Instituto Boliviano de Normalización y Calidad (IBNORCA)
     
  • Bosnia And Herzegovina - BAS
    Institute for Standardization of Bosnia & Herzegovina (BAS)
     
  • Botswana - BOS
    Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS)
     
  • Brazil - ABNT/NBR
    Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (ABNT)
     
  • Brunei Darussalam - CPRU
    Construction Planning and Research Unit (CPRU)
     
  • Bulgaria - BIS
    Bulgarian Institute for Standardization (BDS)
     
  • Burkina Faso - FASONORM
    Direction de la Normalisation et de la Promotion de la Qualité (FASONORM)
     
  • Burundi - BBN
    Bureau burundais de Normalisation et de Contrôle de la Qualité (BBN)
     
  • Cambodia - ISC
    Department of Industrial Standards of Cambodia (ISC)
     
  • Cameroon - CDNQ
    Division de la Normalisation et de la Qualité (CDNQ)
     
  • Canada - CSA
    Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
     
  • Chile - NCH
    Instituto Nacional de Normalización (INN)
     
  • China - SAC
    Standardization Administration of China (SAC)
     
  • Colombia - NTC
    Instituto Colombiano de Normas Técnicas y Certificación (ICONTEC)
     
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic Of - OCC
    Office congolais de contrôle (OCC)
     
  • Costa Rica - INTE
    Instituto de Normas Técnicas de Costa Rica (INTECO)
     
  • Côte-d'Ivoire - CODINORM
    Côte d'Ivoire Normalisation (CODINORM)
     
  • Croatia - HRN
    Croatian Standards Institute (HZN)
     
  • Cuba - NC
    Oficina Nacional de Normalización (NC)
     
  • Cyprus - CYS
    Cyprus Organization for Standardization (CYS)
     
  • Czech Republic - CSN
    Czech Standards Institute (CNI)
     
  • Denmark - DS
    Dansk Standard (DS)
     
  • Dominica - DBOS
    Dominica Bureau of Standards (DBOS)
     
  • Dominican Republic - DIGENOR
    Dirección General de Normas y Sistemas de Calidad (DIGENOR)
     
  • Ecuador - INEN
    Instituto Ecuatoriano de Normalización (INEN)
     
  • Egypt - ES
    Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS)
     
  • El Salvador - CONACYT
    Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
     
  • Eritrea - ESI
    Eritrean Standards Institution (ESI)
     
  • Estonia - EVS
    Eesti Standardikeskus (EVS)
     
  • Ethiopia - Ess
    Quality and Standards Authority of Ethiopia (QSAE)
     
  • Fiji - FJS
    Fiji Trade Standards and Quality Control Office (FTSQCO)
     
  • Finland - SFS
    Finnish Standards Association SFS (SFS)
     
  • France - NF
    Association française de normalisation (AFNOR)
     
  • Gabon - CNTT
    Centre de Normalisation et de Transfert de Technologies (CNTT)
     
  • Georgia - GEOSTM
    Georgian National Agency for Standards, Technical Regulations and Metrology (GEOSTM)
     
  • Germany - DIN
    DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN)
     
  • Ghana - GSB
    Ghana Standards Board (GSB)
     
  • Greece - ELOT
    Hellenic Organization for Standardization (ELOT)
     
  • Guatemala - COGUANOR
    Comisión Guatemalteca de Normas (COGUANOR)
     
  • Guyana - GNBS
    Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS)
     
  • Honduras - COHCIT
    Consejo Hondureño de Ciencia y Tecnología (COHCIT)
     
  • Hong Kong, China - ITCHKSAR
    Innovation and Technology Commission (ITCHKSAR)
     
  • Hungary - MSZ
    Magyar Szabványügyi Testület (MSZT)
     
  • Iceland - IST
    Icelandic Standards (IST)
     
  • India - BIS
    Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
     
  • Indonesia - SNI
    Badan Standardisasi Nasional (BSN)
     
  • Iran, Islamic Republic Of - ISIRI
    Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI)
     
  • Iraq - COSQC
    Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC)
     
  • Ireland - IS
    National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI)
     
  • Israel - SII
    Standards Institution of Israel (SII)
     
  • Italy - UNI
    Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione (UNI)
     
  • Jamaica - JS
    Bureau of Standards Jamaica (JBS)
     
  • Japan - JIS
    Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
     
  • Jordan - JS
    Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology (JISM)
     
  • Kazakhstan - KAZMEMST
    Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology (KAZMEMST)
     
  • Kenya - KS
    Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)
     
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic - KS
    Committee for Standardization of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (CSK)
     
  • Korea, Republic Of - KATS
    Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)
     
  • Kuwait - PAI
    Public Authority for Industry (KOWSMD)
     
  • Kyrgyzstan - KYRGYZST
    National Institute for Standards and Metrology of the Kyrgyz Republic (KYRGYZST)
     
  • Lao People's Democratic Rep - DISM
    Department of Intellectual Property, Standardization and Metrology (DISM)
     
  • Latvia - LVS
    Latvian Standard (LVS)
     
  • Lebanon - LIBNOR
    Lebanese Standards Institution (LIBNOR)
     
  • Lesotho - LSQAS
    Standards and Quality Assurance Department (LSQAS)
     
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - LNCSM
    Libyan National Centre for Standardization and Metrology (LNCSM)
     
  • Lithuania - LST
    Lithuanian Standards Board (LST)
     
  • Luxembourg - DIN
    Service de l'Energie de l'Etat (SEE)
     
  • Macau, China - CPTTM
    Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM)
     
  • Macedonia - ISRM
    Standardization Institute of the Republic of Macedonia (ISRM)
     
  • Madagascar - BNM
    Bureau de Normes de Madagascar (BNM)
     
  • Malawi - MBS
    Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS)
     
  • Malaysia - MS
    Department of Standards Malaysia (DSM)
     
  • Malta - MSA
    Malta Standards Authority (MSA)
     
  • Mauritius - MSB
    Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB)
     
  • Mexico - DGN
    Dirección General de Normas (DGN)
     
  • Moldova, Republic Of - MOLDST
    Department of Standardization and Metrology (MOLDST)
     
  • Mongolia - MNS
    Mongolian Agency for Standardization and Metrology (MASM)
     
  • Montenegro - ISME
    Institute for Standardization of Montenegro (ISME)
     
  • Morocco - NM
    Service de Normalisation Industrielle Marocaine (SNIMA)
     
  • Mozambique - INNOQ
    Instituto Nacional de Normalização e Qualidade (INNOQ)
     
  • Myanmar - MSTRD
    Myanma Scientific and Technological Research Department (MSTRD)
     
  • Namibia - NSIQO
    Namibia Standards Information and Quality Office (NSIQO)
     
  • Nepal - NBSM
    Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM)
     
  • Netherlands - NEN
    Nederlands Normalisatie-instituut (NEN)
     
  • New Zealand - NZS
    Standards New Zealand (SNZ)
     
  • Nicaragua - DTNM
    Dirección de Tecnología, Normalización y Metrología (DTNM)
     
  • Nigeria - SON
    Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)
     
  • Norway - NS
    Standards Norway (SN)
     
  • Oman - DGSM
    Directorate General for Specifications and Measurements (DGSM)
     
  • Pakistan - PS
    Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)
     
  • Palestine - PSI
    Palestine Standards Institution (PSI)
     
  • Panama - COPANIT
    Comisión Panameña de Normas Industriales y Técnicas (COPANIT)
     
  • Papua New Guinea - NISIT
    National Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology (NISIT)
     
  • Paraguay - INTN
    Instituto Nacional de Tecnología, Normalización y Metrología (INTN)
     
  • Peru - INDECOPI
    Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (INDECOPI)
     
  • Philippines - PNG
    Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)
     
  • Poland - PN
    Polish Committee for Standardization (PKN)
     
  • Portugal - IPQ
    Instituto Português da Qualidade (IPQ)
     
  • Qatar - QS
    Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology (QS)
     
  • Romania - SR
    Asociatia de Standardizare din România (ASRO)
     
  • Russian Federation - GOST R
    Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (GOST R)
     
  • Rwanda - RBS
    Rwanda Bureau of Standards (RBS)
     
  • Saint Lucia - SLBS
    Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS)
     
  • Saint Vincent & The Grenadines - SVGBS
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bureau of Standards (SVGBS)
     
  • Saudi Arabia - SASO
    Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO)
     
  • Senegal - ASN
    Association Sénégalaise de Normalisation (ASN)
     
  • Serbia - SRPS
    Institute for Standardization of Serbia (ISS)
     
  • Seychelles - SBS
    Seychelles Bureau of Standards (SBS)
     
  • Singapore - SS
    Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board (SPRING SG)
     
  • Slovakia - STN
    Slovak Standards Institute (SUTN)
     
  • Slovenia - SIST
    Slovenian Institute for Standardization (SIST)
     
  • South Africa - SANS
    South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)
     
  • Spain - UNE
    Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación (AENOR)
     
  • Sri Lanka - SLS
    Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI)
     
  • Sudan - SSMO
    Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO)
     
  • Suriname - SSB
    Suriname Standards Bureau (SSB)
     
  • Swaziland - SQAS
    Standardization and Quality Assurance Section (SQAS)
     
  • Sweden - SS
    Swedish Standards Institute (SIS)
     
  • Switzerland - SN
    Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV)
     
  • Syrian Arab Tepublic - SASMO
    Syrian Arab Organization for Standardization and Metrology (SASMO)
     
  • Tajikistan - TJKSTN
    Agency of Standardization, Metrology, Certification and Trade Inspection (TJKSTN)
     
  • Tanzania, United Republic Of - TBS
    Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS)
     
  • Thailand - TIS
    Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI)
     
  • Togo - CSN
    Conseil Supérieur de Normalisation (CSN)
     
  • Trinidad And Tobago - TTS
    Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS)
     
  • Tunisia - NT
    Institut national de la normalisation et de la propriété industrielle (INNORPI)
     
  • Turkey - TS
    Türk Standardlari Enstitüsü (TSE)
     
  • Turkmenistan - MSSST
    The Major State Service "Turkmenstandartlary" (MSSST)
     
  • Uganda - UNBS
    Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
     
  • Ukraine - DSSU
    State Committee of Ukraine on Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy (DSSU)
     
  • United Arab Emirates - GCC
    Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)
     
  • United Kingdom - BS
    British Standards Institution (BSI)
     
  • Uruguay - UNIT
    Instituto Uruguayo de Normas Técnicas (UNIT)
     
  • Usa - ANSI
    American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
     
  • Uzbekistan - UZGOST
    Agency for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of Uzbekistan (UZSTANDARD)
     
  • Venezuela - FONDONORMA
    Fondo para la Normalización y Certificación de la Calidad (FONDONORMA)
     
  • Viet Nam - TCVN
    Directorate for Standards and Quality (TCVN)
     
  • Yemen - YSMO
    Yemen Standardization, Metrology and Quality Control Organization (YSMO)
     
  • Zambia - ZABS
    Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS)
     
  • Zimbabwe - SAZS
    Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ)