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PRESS RELEASE – HAND SANITISER STANDARD AVAILABLE!

Summary

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. 

Updated on : 17-08-2020


PRESS RELEASE – HAND SANITISER STANDARD AVAILABLE!

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. Chabo chabo@bobstandards.bw 364577
2. Sale of standards (F/Town Branch)  Mrs  P. Masemola  Mrs  P. Masemola masemola@bobstandards.bw 2416232  
3. Testing Services Mr P. Masunga masunga@bobstandards.bw 3645690
4. Inspection services Mr A. Kgotlaetsile  kgotlaetsile@bobstandards.bw 3645488


 
For Further enquiries, contact Manager, Marketing and Communications  

Mr. Peter Mpete

Email: mpete@bobstandards.bw.

Tel: 364 5446/ 72118244 


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