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August 09, 2019

SADCSTAN Technical Committee

The Mauritius Standards Bureau is hosting the 2nd Validation Meeting to harmonize text for Tripartite Standards of the SADCSTAN Technical Committee TC 2 on Automotive and Transportation from 12 August to 16 August 2019 organized by the SADC Secretariat under the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme.The objective of the meeting is to develop and implement, among others, harmonized road transport policies, laws, regulations and standards for the Tripartite (EAC, SADC and COMESA) Member States for efficient road transport which is in line with the vision of the Government of Mauritius for improving road safety.                                                                                                                    ...

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June 24, 2019

Communiqué of accreditation

​COMMUNIQUÉVOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL OF ACCREDITATION FROM SANASThe Mauritius Standards Bureau wishes to inform its esteemed clients that the Bureau has voluntarily withdrawn its accreditation to ISO 17025:2005 from the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).We would like to draw your attention that the Chemical Unit of the Bureau was accredited by our National Accreditation Body, Mauritius Accreditation Services (MAURITAS) since 2009. During the course of our accreditation, the need to seek accreditation with an ILAC MRA recognised accreditation body was felt as our National Accreditation Body did not had this recognition and this was also a requirement of our clients. Hence upon approval of MAURITAS, the Bureau had turned to accr ...

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May 17, 2019

Communiqué

The Bureau wishes to inform its esteemed clients that the laboratories of the; 1. Chemical Unit; namely the Food and Agriculture Laboratory, Food Microbiology Laboratory, Chemical Technology Laboratory and the Fibre Technology Laboratory, and that of the:2. Engineering Unit: namely Civil Engineering Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, and Electric and Electronic Engineering Laboratory had undergone an assessment by Mauritius Accreditation Services (MAURITAS) and as from 14 March 2019 all the above mentioned laboratories have been assigned a single accreditation number, which is T 005.All test reports issued by the laboratories of the Chemical and Engineering Units, after 14 March 2019 with accreditation numbers:  T 006, T 010, T ...

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March 16, 2017

Regulation on Cement

The Mauritius Standards Bureau wishes to inform its stakeholders that the Cement quoted under the Consumer Protection (Control of Imports) Regulations 2011 is being revised and will incorporate MS 36-3:2007- Cement – Part 3: Composition, specifications and conformity criteria for cement for Topical use. New testing facilities are being made available at the Bureau to meet new criteria incorporated in the Regulations. You are invited to contact the Bureau for more information and queries. "​

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November 23, 2016

ISO/IEC 17025:2005- COURSE FOR LABORATORIES

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World Metrology Day 2019

​​The International System of Units – Fundamentally better The World Metrology Day is an annual event commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. This treaty provides the basis for a coherent measurement system worldwide that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of life and the protection of the global environment. Mauritius is an associate member of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) since 5 October 2010 and is among the Member States celebrating this event each year. The theme for World Metrology Day 2019 is The International System o ...

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 THE MAURITIUS STANDARDS BUREAU

 

The Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) is a corporate body which has been set up under the Mauritius Standards Bureau Act 1993. The Bureau is responsible for standardization, quality assurance, testing and metrology. MSB operates a certification marking scheme for products and a national management system certification scheme (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO 22000, HACCP).
MSB is also the custodian of the national measurement standards and offers calibration services. It is the National Enquiry point for WTO/TBT matters.
MSB is a member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an affiliate member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and a member of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO).
The Bureau is an Associate Member of CGPM - BIPM (Conférence générale des poids et mesures) and is a signatory to the CIPM MRA (Comité international des poids et mesures - Mutual Recognition Arrangement).

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