SGS Helps Businesses Streamline Access to Tanzanian Markets

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published an article in its Product Conformity Assessment (PCA) Newsletter looking at the provisions in Tanzania’s pre-shipment verification of conformity (PVoC) program and recent changes to banned and prohibited goods.

Tanzania has enforced a PVoC program for general goods since 2012. It helps the government to protect citizens and the environment while ensuring products offered onto the market conform to accepted quality criteria.

SGS’s PCA Newsletter article looks at the program’s objectives, labeling requirements and recent changes to the list of banned and prohibited products – plastic bags and cosmetics.

Read the original PCA Newsletter article, ‘Pre-shipment Verification of Conformity for Tanzania’. [link to:]

SGS Product Conformity Assessment (PCA) Services

SGS assists companies around the world in successfully accessing markets in Africa and the Middle East. Utilizing an unrivalled network of industry specialists and state-of-the-art laboratories, they provide high-quality conformity assessment solutions to exporters in all industry sectors. SGS is also contracted by several governments to provide pre-export verification of conformity (or PVoC) services. In the end, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS PCA Services.

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