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NATIONAL STANDARDIZATION PLAN FOR 2016-2019

Kenya’s industrial transformation program for 2015-2025 shall be realized through standardization. KEBS has developed a National Standardization Plan
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Standards for Standards

Part 1: The development of Kenya Standards - Specification
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Benchmark : The Official Magazine of the Kenya Bureau of Standards

Issue 3 2018
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ISO/TC 173 Assistive Products for Persons with Disabilities from 5th-10th May 2018 at Crowne Plaza.

The Kenya Bureau of Standards(KEBS) is pleased to host ISO/TC 173 Assistive Products for Persons with Disabilities meetings, plenaries and seminar. The theme is "Access to Good Quality and Affordable Assistive Products".
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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR : STANDARDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Using standards in Human Resource Management to create business advantage (Based on ISO 30400 series standards)
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:: MARKS OF QUALITY

Standardization mark This is a mandatory mark for all locally manufactured products. Products with the Diamond Mark of Quality automatically qualify for the Standardization mark.
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Import Standardization mark This is a mark of quality for imported products.
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Standardization Mark Import Standardization Mark
 
Diamond Standardization mark It is a voluntary (optional) mark of quality based on excellent performance of the products and is superior to all the other quality marks.
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Fortified Logo This is a logo for foods that have been added one or more vitamins and/or minerals to correct or prevent a demonstrated micro-nutrient deficiency.
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:: CHANGES TO THE NEW PVoC PROGRAM

PVOC Program is a conformity assessment program applied to products at the respective exporting countries, to ensure their compliance with the applicable Kenyan Technical Regulations and Mandatory Standards or approved specifications.

It was started on 29th September 2005 by KEBS, through the publication of Legal Notice No. 78 of 15th July, 2005 by the Minister for Trade and Industry. The program is also fully compliant with the provisions of Article 5 of WTO TBT Agreement.
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Click the Links below to Download the respective Documents :
1. UPDATED PVoC MANUAL VERSION 6 (16th APRIL 2018) .
2. PROCEDURE ON HANDLING OF IMPORTS WITHOUT CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
3. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS INSPECTION OPERATIONS MANUAL

:: APPLICATION FORMS (PVoC Program)

pvoc  Application for registration of manufacturers importing raw materials, machinery and parts thereof for own use


:: THE ROLE OF KEBS IN FACILITATING TRADE

Standards provide a common reference point for the assessment of the quality of goods and services. Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. For business, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade. For more information CLICK HERE to download the document.

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