Recommended International Specifications for Cloth Face Masks

Wearing a face mask to slow the spread of COVID-19 will only be effective if it’s worn correctly. TTBS notes there are many questions and concerns regarding cloth face masks and takes this opportunity to provide the public with the recommended face mask guidelines such as preferable types of fabrics,...

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TTBS Electronic Payment Services – Update #5

TTBS and its subsidiary Premier Quality Services Limited (PQSL), will continue to maintain its risk mitigation strategy of non-acceptance of payments at its offices until further notice despite resumption of operations.

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For Public Comment: Draft CARICOM Regional Standard for Biodegradable Products

The CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) has issued the draft CARICOM Regional Standard for Biodegradable Products for comments. Members of the public are invited to review and provide feedback on the draft standard. Please download the standard and submit any comments using the Google Form. • DCRS...

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For Approval: Draft CARICOM Regional Standard For Wheat Flour

The CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) has issued the final draft CARICOM Regional Standard for Wheat Flour for voting. Members of the public are invited to review and state position on the draft document. Please download the standard and submit any comments using the Google Form. •...

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TTS 638:2015, Trade Effluent Discharges into Public Sewerage Systems – Requirements

This standard specifies maximum limits for key parameters of trade effluents that are intended for discharge into public sewerage systems; the methods of sampling and testing to be utilized in the determination of these parameters are included. The standard also specifies the nature and types of substances to be excluded from such effluents. This standard does not apply to: a) domestic wastewater discharges; and b) trade effluent discharged directly into the environment. NOTE: The standard does not address pre-treatment measures before discharge into public sewerage systems. Status: Current | Published: 2015

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TTS 547:1998, Specification for the Effluent From Industrial Processes Discharged into the Environment

This standard specifies the requirements including maximum permissible limits of key parameters, with which the effluent discharged from industrial processes point sources into the environment shall comply. This standard applies to the effluent discharged from industrial processes point sources into the environment which includes conduits (man-made) which connect to the natural environment; it does not apply to the discharge of industrial effluent into sewerage systems operated by governmental entities or into wastewater treatment plants. Status: Current | Published: 1998 See more details below.

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