Prescribed Standards
A standard with which it is obligatory to comply; established by an authority endowed with the necessary legal power. They are made for products and services that are likely to affect the health & safety of people and animals; and the environment.
The list below is of all standards prescribed in the SIIR (note that the list is subject to change whenever applicable).
 
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
​* BOS 8-1: 2009: Poultry feeds - Part 1: Chicken feeds
​* BOS 25: 2009: Animal feeding stuffs - Part 1: Cattle feeds
​* BOS 26:2009: Cereals - Whole and dehulled sorghum grains for human consumption - Specification
​* BOS 63:2009: Cereals - Classification and grading of sorghum grains intended for sale in Botswana
​* BOS 64: 2003: Raw Cow’s Milk (Intended for further processing) - Specification
​* BOS 72: 2003: Pasteurised Cow Milk - Specification
​* BOS 92:2004: Fermented Cow’s Milk Products -Yoghurt, Sour Milk (Madila) and Buttermilk - Specification
​* BOS 201: 2006: Cereal and Pulses - Certain Pulses – Specification
​* BOS 449:2011: Canned Fish, Canned Marine Molluscs and Canned Crustaceans and their derived products
​* BOS 450: 2011: Peanut Butter - Specification
ELECTRICAL
​* BOS 41-1:2001: 13 A  Plugs, sockets-outlets ,adapters and connection units - Part 1: Rewirable and non-rewirable fused plugs
​* BOS 41-2: 2001: 13 A  Plugs, sockets-outlets ,adapters and connection units - Part 2: Switched and unswitched socket outlets
​* BOS 41-3:2001: 13 A  Plugs, sockets-outlets ,adapters and connection units - Part 3: Adaptors
* ​BOS 41- 4:2009: 13 A plugs, socket-outlets, adaptors and connection units - Part 4: Switched and unswitched 13 A fused connection units
​* BOS IEC 60335-2-3 ED5.2: Household and Similar Electrical Appliances – Safety - Part 2-3: Particular Requirements for Electric Irons
​* BOS IEC  60065:2005: Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus - Safety requirements
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-10:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-10: Particular requirement for floor treatment machines and wet scrubbing machines
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-21:2009: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety -Part 2-21: Particular requirement for storage of water heaters
* ​BOS IEC  60335-2-28:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-28: Particular requirement for sewing machines
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-43:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-43: Particular requirements for clothes dryers and towel rails
* ​BOS IEC  60335-2-44:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-44: Particular requirements for ironers
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-52:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-52: Particular requirements for oral hygiene appliances
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-54:2007: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-54: Particular requirements for surface cleaning appliances for house hold use employing liquids or steam
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-55:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety - Part 2-55: Particular requirements for surface cleaning appliances for electrical appliances  for use with aquariums and garden ponds
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-65:2008: Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-65: Particular requirements for air cleaning appliances
​* BOS IEC  60335-2-76:2006: Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-76: Particular requirements for electric fence energizers
CHEMICALS
BOS 186: 2006: Plastic Carrier Bags and Flat Bags - Specification
BOS 245:2008: Chemical resistant gloves
BOS ENV 197-1:2000: Cement: Composition, Specification and Conformity Criteria - Part 1: Common Cement
FIRE SAFETY
* ​BOS 5:2009: Fire hose reels (with semi rigid hose)
​* BOS 6-1:1999: Symbolic safety signs - Part 1: Standards signs and general requirements
​* BOS 65-1:2003: Reconditioning of the fire fighting equipment - Part 1: Potable rechargeable fire extinguishers
​* BOS 65-2:2003: Reconditioning of the fire fighting equipment - Part 2: Fire hose reels
​* BOS 196:2006: Fire extinguishing media - Powders
​* BOS 252:2007: Fire fighting - Potable rechargeable fire extinguishers - Performance and construction
​* BOS 304:2009: Fire fighting equipment - Components of underground and above ground hydrants systems
​* BOS 305:2009: Fire fighting equipment - Hose coupling, connector, and branch pipe and nozzles connections
​* BOS 118: 2005: Single  Stage Regulators for liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
​* BOS ISO 5923:1989: Fire extinguishing medium - Carbon dioxide
VEHICLE TYRES AND SAFETY GLASS
​* BOS 116:2011: Pneumatic tyres for passenger cars and their trailers
* ​BOS 117:2011: Pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers
* BOS 158:2011: High penetration –Resistant laminated safety glass for vehicles
​* BOS 159:2011: Laminated safety glass for vehicles
​* BOS 160:2011: Toughened safety glass for vehicles
 
 
Download detailed description of Prescribed products in the Standards Import Inspection Regulations (SIIR) : SIIR Prescribed Products Explained.pdfSIIR Prescribed Products Explained.pdf
 

 
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