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EAC- Edible salt PT scheme

[EAC- Edible salt PT scheme]

EPTIS factsheet 139779 | Last revision 2024-05-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts139779 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts139779

PT provider
PT provider TBS Tanzania Bureau of Standards TBS Tanzania Bureau of Standards
Based in Tanzania
Language(s) English
Remarks For labs within the East African Community (EAC) region, they will pay only 220 US$, while for labs outside the EAC region, they will pay 220 US$+ courier charges. Registration is open until 15th July 2024. The PT sample will be sent to participants in September 2024. The PT rest portions will be available for US$ 50 + Courier charges.
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Salt, edible Calcium EDTA titrimetric / instrumental
Magnesium EDTA titrimetric / instrumental
Moisture Oven drying at 105 °C
Sulphate UV-VIS
Matter –Insoluble- in water Filtration on porosity 4 glass sintered crucible
Chloride as NaCl Argentometry
Iodate as Iodine Thiosulphate titration
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All testing laboratories, There is no restrictions
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims Building Competency of the participating laboratories
Number of participants 33-50 Participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Operating as per ISO 17043:2010 and recognised by the East African Community (EAC)

Operation is commissioned / requested by East African Community (EAC)
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 220 US $
Regularly operated Yes (Annually)
Year of first operation 2005
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
TBS Tanzania Bureau of Standards
P.O.Box 9524, Morogoro / Sam Nujoma Roads, Ubungo
Dar es Salaam

Phone: +255 22 2450298 (or -2450206 / 2450949)
Fax: +255 22 2450959
Web: http://www.tbs.go.tz http://www.tbs.go.tz
Ms. Julieth Machenje
Phone: +255 756 675 875
Fax: +255 22 2450959
Email: julieth.machenje@tbs.go.tz julieth.machenje@tbs.go.tz
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Tanzania, Mr Donald Masuku. Mr Donald Masuku.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5