For Public Comment: Draft Compulsory Standard for Laundry Detergents

We invite you to share your views on the draft compulsory National Standard for Laundry Detergents. TTCS 7:20XX, Laundry detergents – Compulsory requirements Click here to read draft standard Click here to submit comments on the draft standard Closing Date For Comments: 4th June, 2020....

read more

General Household and Automotive Cleaning Chemicals

In light of the serious threats posed by the Covid-19 virus, the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) is committed to safeguarding public and industrial welfare, health and safety and protection of the environment. TTBS has the responsibility under its mandate outlined in the Standards Act No. 18 of...

read more

TTBS’ Risk Mitigation Measures – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) has taken a number of measures to mitigate the potential impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on its employees’ safety, health and well-being and, by extension, the general public. As part of these measures, TTBS has adjusted its regulatory activities....

read more

For Public Comment: Draft Regional Standards for the Tourism Industry

We invite you to share your views on the proposed Draft Regional Standards for the Tourism Industry. Closing Date for Comments: May 1st, 2020. DCRS 66 – Environmental management systems for the tourism industry Click here to read draft standard Click here to submit comments on the draft standard DCRS...

read more

Public Notice: TTBS Electronic Payment Services

In an effort to minimise the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in keeping with the guidelines and protocols established by the Ministry of Health and the international health organisations, effective immediately, the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) and its subsidiary Premier Quality Services Limited (PQSL)...

read more

Notice: Postponement of TTLABS Events

TTLABS would like to advise ALL laboratories and other interested parties that, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and as part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the population of Trinidad and Tobago by reducing the potential to spread the disease, the following events, previously scheduled by...

read more

National Standardization Strategy (NSS)

What is the NSS? The NSS outlines the goals and objectives of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) as it pertains to standards development, for the period 2019 to 2022. This standards framework is key to facilitating global trade and economic diversification. The use of the NSS ensures...

read more

Procurement

a. Overview The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards as the national standards body, national certifying body, national laboratory accreditation body and national measurement institute procures a combination of goods, works and services to fulfil its various mandates. In the course of doing business, the procurement is funded through a...

read more

TTS 76:Part 7:2008, Textiles – Labelling and Advertising – Requirements (1st Revision)

Scope: This standard prescribes the requirements for the labelling and advertising of textiles and certain consumer textile products. It applies to: a) textiles with labels affixed to them, sold at retail or wholesale outlets; b) household textile articles; c) textile goods used in institutions and households; d) textiles sold by length (including narrow fabrics); e) articles used for stuffing, filling, padding, threads and cordage; and f) the description of textiles used in advertisement. The standard does not apply to: a) the labelling of garments, hair pieces and all other items of wearing apparel, costumes, accessories and fents; b) a textile product that is sold to a government or statutory agency or to an educational or religious institution, where the purchaser has specified the textile or fibres to be supplied; c) any textile article sold with a clear indication that it is a remnant, irregular, second, reject, damaged or secondhand; d) thread packaged for industrial users ; and e) textile products sold to any individual or any organization under a contractual agreement. Status: Current (Under Review) | Published: 2008 | Replaces: TTS 21 10 500:Part 7:1980

read more