Updated on : 17-08-2020
PRESS RELEASE – HAND SANITISER STANDARD AVAILABLE!
Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS), in response to the COVID19 Pandemic, has developed a standard BOS 844:2020 hand sanitizers (alcohol-based) – Specification. This specification may be referred to in the manufacturing and procurement of hand sanitizers. The public and industry is reminded that as per the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Regulations, 2020) published on 2nd April 2020, compliance to the standards is mandatory. Therefore, all manufacturing and procuring entities of this product should adhere to the requirement of this standards.
BOBS is amongst facilities that provides testing services for hand sanitizers (alcohol-based) in accordance with this standard.
BOBS shall provide the standard for FREE to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). To access the standards SMEs shall provide copies of company Registration Certificate, place of operation (physical address), and a Trading License in order to be availed the standard. Where a hard copy is required courier charges shall be borne by the requesting SME.
THE STANDARD IS AVAILABLE AT BOBS HEAD OFFICE AND BOBS FRANCISTOWN BRANCH. IT COST P155 A COPY (FOR NON-SMEs) FROM 830AM TO 4PM DAILY DURING THE WEEK.
CONTACT THE FOLLOWING
Service Client Contact Officers
|Services||Client Contact Officers||Contact Details|
|1. Accessing of Standards for SMEs||Mrs K. Chaboemail@example.com 364577|
|2. Sale of standards (F/Town Branch)||Mrs P. Masemola||Mrs P. Masemola firstname.lastname@example.org 2416232|
|3. Testing Services||Mr P. Masungaemail@example.com 3645690|
|4. Inspection services||Mr A. Kgotlaetsilefirstname.lastname@example.org 3645488|
For Further enquiries, contact Manager, Marketing and Communications
Mr. Peter Mpete
Tel: 364 5446/ 72118244
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