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CERTIFICATION SCHEME FOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS BASED ON ISO 9001, ISO 22000, HACCP AND ISO 14000
EstablishmentThe Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) established Management Systems Certification Scheme in 2010 after observing a growing demand for management systems certification by the local industry. It was observed that the local industry was
Important message for Malawi importers and exporters
The world is increasingly becoming a global village with individuals, companies, and other producers manufacturing and selling different products anywhere across the globe. The need for quality products cannot therefore be overemphasized. As far as
MBS sweeps Mzuzu
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) on Monday 12 January 2015 conducted a market surveillance activity in Mzuzu where substandard and expired products were confiscated and shop owners’ heavily fined for stocking and selling substandard products.
MBS conducts school awareness program
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) conducted a week long sensitization campaign in secondary schools in the central region. The sensitization week which was held from 20th to 24th October, 2014 was aimed at equipping students with information on
MBS conduct validation workshop on the market survey on demand of testing and calibration services
As the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) continue to implement the project on the Development of a robust Standardization, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) infrastructure in Malawi, on Wednesday October 29 conducted a workshop to
MBS and CFTC sign an MOU
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) and the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) on Wednesday 5 November, 2014 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) marking the commencement of a working relationship between the organisations towards
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Milestones

  • 1972: Establishment under an Act of Parliament (Cap 51.02)
  • 1990: Exports Quality certification Scheme (EQCS) is established
  • 1993: Imports Quality Monitoring Scheme (IQMS) is established
  • 1996: Takes over the responsibilities of the implementation of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap 48.04) from the Ministry of Industry and Trade

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