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KEBS introduces new secure ISM quality mark

KEBS has developed and is set to implement new secure Quality Marks / stickers complete with Track and Trace software.
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ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 currently the NEW International Standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS).
Date of Release, 23rd September 2015

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NEW ISM - A STEP IN RIDDING THE COUNTRY SUBSTANDARD IMPORTS

The volume of imported goods into the country has consistently been on the increase.
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The Standards and Market Access Programme (SMAP)

The Standards and Market Access Programme (SMAP) is one of the programmes financed from 10th European Development Fund (EDF-10) resources under the Private Sector Development component of the Country
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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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LVDC CONFERENCE SUSTAINABLE ELECTRICITY ACCESS

Standardization can help millions access electricity. LVDC can bridge the distance between the PV panel on the roof and the devices that consume power in the home.
KEBS will be hosting an international conference in Nairobi in May 2017.

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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 1 April 2017
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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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Diamond Mark Fortification Logo

:: 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 4 .
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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