ZABS - Zambia Bureau of Standards - Zambia

Address

Lechwe House
Freedomway - South End
P.O. Box 50259, ZA 15101, Ridgeway
ZM-LUSAKA

Tel: + 260 21 1 23 13 85
Fax: + 260 21 1 23 84 83
E-mail: ceo@zabs.org.zm, info@zabs.org.zm

Type of standardizing body

Central government

WTO member status

WTO Members

Scope

Standards development and implementation which includes product certification, quality system certification and accreditation. Laboratory product testing, training and technical information. However, there are other bodies that look at standards like the seed control and certification institute. The phytosanitary and quarantine section at the Mount Makulu Research station which deals with the control of pests and diseases in plant varieties. The food and nutrition commission which uses the codex alimentarious under WHO, implements food safety regulations

Year of acceptance of WTO TBT Code

1998

Access to work programme

Standards Technical Programme

Work programme link

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Frequency of update / Period covered

Bi-annual

Price

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Contact

Zambia Bureau of Standards
WTO Entry Point:
Lechwe House
Freedomway - South End
P.O. Box 50259, ZA 15101, Ridgeway
ZM-LUSAKA
Tel. + 260 21 1 23 13 85
Fax + 260 21 1 23 84 83
E-mail ceo@zabs.org.zm; info@zabs.org.zm