Standards development

  • A Standard is a technical document detailing the requirements necessary to ensure that a material, product, service, or procedure is fit for the purpose it was intended. These requirements could include design, material, performance, manufacturing and testing requirements, including packaging and labeling.

Testing Laboratories

  • Functions of the ZABS testing services • The primary function of the Testing Laboratories is to test products and assess their conformity to required standards • To provide testing services to a wide range of clientele that include Manufacturers, Exporters, Importers, Regulatory bodies, producers of various


  • ZABS provides training to promote awareness, and the advancement of quality management practices to industry based on local and international standards developed to enhance the competitiveness of Zambian goods and services both locally and in the world market.Training to industry is conducted to enhance advancement


  • The Zambia Bureau of Standards is the service provider for Standards Certification to industry in Zambia. Certification refers to confirmation or an attestation that products, processes or systems of an organization meet the requirements of a standard or specification. It provides assurance that products,