DRAFT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
CALL FOR COMMENTS ON FONIO GRAINS — SPECIFICATION
The African Technical Committee on Cereals, pulses and derived products (ARSO/TC 12) has developed DARS 1756:2022, Fonio grains — Specification,and now it’s being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation.
Public Review Period: Dec. 23, 2023 to Feb. 21, 2024 (0 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON FONIO FLOUR — SPECIFICATION
The African Technical Committee on Cereals, pulses and derived products (ARSO/TC 12) has developed DARS 1756:2022, Fonio flour — Specification,and now it’s being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation.
Public Review Period: Dec. 26, 2023 to Feb. 24, 2024 (3 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON SHARPS INJURY PROTECTION -- REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS -- SHARPS PROTECTION MECHANISMS FOR SINGLE-USE NEEDLES, INTRODUCERS FOR CATHETERS AND NEEDLES USED FOR BLOOD TESTING, MONITORING, SAMPLING AND MEDICAL SUBSTANCE ADMINISTRATION
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) through the Technical Committee UNBS/TC 307, Medical devices and equipment has been mirroring work under ISO/TC 84 "Devices for administration of medicinal products and catheters on the Draft International standard: ISO/DIS 23908, Sharps injury protection — Requirements and test methods — Sharps protection mechanisms for single-use needles, introducers for catheters and needles used for blood testing, monitoring, sampling and medical substance administration.The Draft International Standard is now being presented to the general public to provide comments on its suitability for implementation. The Committee invites you to send comments on this draft. You may send comments to email: lydia.nayiga@unbs.go.ug, Tel No: +256 779073981) by 2nd March, 2024.
Public Review Period: Jan. 2, 2024 to March 2, 2024 (10 days to end)
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DEAS 1182-2023 Agricultural machinery — Disc-Moldboard ploughs — Test methods
This draft East African standard specifies the test methods and inspection for animal-drawn and tractor-operated disc and moldboard ploughs used for tilling land
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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DEAS 1181-2023 Agricultural machinery — Disc ploughs — Specification
1.1 This draft East African Standard specifies the requirements for disc ploughs used in four-wheel tractors or riding agricultural tractors. 1.2 This standard does not cover two-wheel tractors or walking agricultural tractors.
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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DEAS 1178-2-2023 Agricultural machinery — Mouldboard ploughs — Part 2 Specification for tractor operated plough.
This draft East African Standard specifies the requirements for tractor-operated mouldboard ploughs used for tilling land.
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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DEAS 1179-2023 Hand-held hedge shears — Specification
This draft East African standard specifies dimensions, material, safety and other requirements for both powered and non-powered hand-held hedge shears used for trimming (cutting, pruning) hedges or solitary shrubs (bushes
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON PICKS AND MATTOCKS – SPECIFICATION
This draft East African Standard describes the specification for picks, beater picks and mattocks. It covers two types of picks, one type of beater pick and six types of mattocks
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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1. DEAS 1178-1-2023 Agricultural machinery — Mouldboard ploughs — Part 1 Specification for animal drawn plough
This draft East African Standard specifies requirements for animal-drawn long-beam and short-beam mouldboard ploughs of fixed type, used for tilling land.
Public Review Period: Jan. 6, 2024 to March 6, 2024 (14 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON DRIED AND SALTED DRIED FISH — SPECIFICATION
The EASC/TC 003 on Fish and fishery products through its national mirror technical committee, UNBS TC 211 on Fish and Fishery products, has developed six Draft East AfricanStandards (DEAS) in accordance with the procedures for development of East African Standards The Draft East African standards are now being circulated to stakeholders and the public for comments on their suitability for implementation. The Committee would appreciate any comments on the Draft East African standards
Public Review Period: Feb. 7, 2024 to April 7, 2024 (46 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON CASHEW FLOUR - SPECIFICATION
The Draft East African Standards are now being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation. The Committee would appreciate any comments on these Drafts
Public Review Period: Feb. 7, 2024 to April 7, 2024 (46 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON FULL FAT GROUNDNUT FLOUR- SPECIFICATION
The Draft East African Standards are now being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation. The Committee would appreciate any comments on these Drafts, Comments should be submitted using the attached Form D. Detailed comments may be provided on a separate sheet of paper identifying the number of the clause to which they refer. Suggestions on revision of text should indicate preferred wording. It will also be appreciated if those with no specific comments to make but find the Draft East African Standards generally acceptable notify UNBS accordingly.
Public Review Period: Feb. 7, 2024 to April 7, 2024 (46 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON PLUGS AND SOCKET-OUTLETS FOR HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR PURPOSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) through the Technical Committee UNBS/ TC116, Electrical Appliances and Accessories is in the process of adopting IEC 60884-1:2022: Plugs and socket-outlets for household and similar purposes - Part 1: General requirements, and its first Technical corrigendum IEC 60884-1:2022/COR1:2023. The Title and Scope is now being circulated to the public for comments on its suitability for implementation. Copies of the standard and the corrigendum can be obtained from the UNBS information and Resource Centre at Standards House, Bweyogerere. The Committee invites you to submit comments on the Draft Uganda Standard by 9 April 2024. You may send comments to the Manager Standards for the attention of Ms. Barbara Ritah Atim, (email: barbara.atim@unbs.go.ug or 0774046101, 0755282283)
Public Review Period: Feb. 9, 2024 to April 9, 2024 (48 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON CONSOLIDATED VERSION HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-15: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLIANCES FOR HEATING LIQUIDS
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) through the Technical Committee UNBS/ TC116, Electrical Appliances and Accessories is in the process of adopting IEC 60335-2-15:2012+AMD1:2016+AMD2:2018 CSV Consolidated version Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-15: Particular requirements for appliances for heating liquids. The Title and Scope is now being circulated to the public for comments on its suitability for implementation. Copies of the standard can be obtained from the UNBS information and Resource Centre at Standards House, Bweyogerere. The Committee invites you to submit comments on the Draft Uganda Standard by 9 April 2024. You may send comments to the Manager Standards for the attention of Ms. Barbara Ritah Atim, (email: barbara.atim@unbs.go.ug or 0774046101, 0755282283)
Public Review Period: Feb. 9, 2024 to April 9, 2024 (48 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 2-24: PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR REFRIGERATING APPLIANCES, ICE-CREAM APPLIANCES AND ICE MAKERS
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) through the Technical Committee UNBS/ TC116, Electrical Appliances and Accessories is in the process of adopting IEC 60335-2-24:2020 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-24: Particular requirements for refrigerating appliances, ice-cream appliances and ice makers. The Title and Scope is now being circulated to the public for comments on its suitability for implementation. Copies of the standard can be obtained from the UNBS information and Resource Centre at Standards House, Bweyogerere. The Committee invites you to submit comments on the Draft Uganda Standard by 9 April 2024. You may send comments to the Manager Standards for the attention of Ms. Barbara Ritah Atim, (email: barbara.atim@unbs.go.ug or 0774046101, 0755282283)
Public Review Period: Feb. 9, 2024 to April 9, 2024 (48 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON EDIBLE OFFAL — SPECIFICATION
The East African Technical Committee EASC/TC 004 on Meat, poultry, game, eggs and their related products, has developed and revised the following Draft East African standards in accordance with EAC principles and procedures of harmonization of East African standards. The drafts are now being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation.
Public Review Period: Feb. 13, 2024 to April 13, 2024 (52 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON EDIBLE INSECTS – SPECIFICATION
The East African Technical Committee EASC/TC 004 on Meat, poultry, game, eggs and their related products, has developed and revised the following Draft East African standards in accordance with EAC principles and procedures of harmonization of East African standards. The drafts are now being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation.
Public Review Period: Feb. 13, 2024 to April 13, 2024 (52 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON MEAT SAUSAGES – SPECIFICATION
The East African Technical Committee EASC/TC 004 on Meat, poultry, game, eggs and their related products, has developed and revised the following Draft East African standards in accordance with EAC principles and procedures of harmonization of East African standards. The drafts are now being circulated to stakeholders and the general public for comments on their suitability for implementation.
Public Review Period: Feb. 13, 2024 to April 13, 2024 (52 days to end)
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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON SAFETY OF TOYS — PART 5: DETERMINATION OF TOTAL CONCENTRATION OF CERTAIN ELEMENTS IN TOYS
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) through the Technical Committee UNBS/TC319, Toys has proposed the adoption of the following ISO Standard on Toys as a Uganda Standard. The title and scope of this Draft Uganda Standard is now being presented to the public to provide comments on its suitability for implementation
Public Review Period: Feb. 14, 2024 to April 14, 2024 (53 days to end)
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