1 CATALOGUE OF GHANA STANDARDS 2018 CATALOGUE OF GHANA STANDARDS 2018 PUBLISHED BY THE GHANA STANDARDS AUTHORITY Adjacent the Gulf House,Okponglo. MB 245, ACCRA GHANA TEL: (+233) O302 500065 6 FAX (+233) 0302 500231 E MAIL: / Copyright GHANA STANDARDS Authority 2018 GSA CATALOGUE CONTENTS PAGE Introduction i Aims and Functions of the Authority i Authority s Services/Activities i Vision and Mission of the Authority i The GSA STANDARDS CATALOGUE i How to use the CATALOGUE ii Price code for GHANA STANDARDS iii Sale of STANDARDS iii Abbreviations used iv International Classification of STANDARDS (ICS)
2 Subject structure v Numerical list of STANDARDS 1 Alphabetical subject index 380 List of STANDARDS under review Annex A Withdrawn STANDARDS Annex B INTRODUCTION The GHANA STANDARDS Authority (GSA) is the National Statutory body responsibility for the National Quality Infrastructure embracing Standardization, Metrology, and Conformity Assessment. OUR VISION AND MISSION Our Vision is to become a customer-focused world-class STANDARDS Organization Our Mission is to contribute towards the growth of industry, protect consumers and facilitate trade through Standardization, metrology and conformity Assessment.
3 The GSA therefore develops STANDARDS to promote quality in trade and industry and provides calibration services to ensure that measuring devices offer accurate and reliable measurements in trade, industry, commerce, science and technology. The GSA also conducts Conformity Assessment on products/ systems to ascertain compliance to the requirements of the relevant STANDARDS which provides the confidence that quality requirements are fulfilled. AIMS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTHORITY To establish and promulgate STANDARDS to ensure high quality products. To promote standardization in industry and commerce and the health and safety of the citizenry.
4 To promote industrial efficiency and development. To promote standard in public and industrial welfare, health and safety. To promote fair -trading practices through the development of a proficient national measurement scheme. AUTHORITY S SERVICES/ ACTIVITIES The GSA offers a wide variety of services and activities categorized as follows: Sale of STANDARDS (National and International) STANDARDS Development and Adoption Calibration, verification and inspection of weighing and measuring devices. Inspection of Products Product Certification System Certification Laboratory Testing THE GSA STANDARDS CATALOGUE The GSA STANDARDS CATALOGUE is a register of National STANDARDS found in the GSA Library and on the GSA website which have been listed systematically.
5 GSA publishes the main STANDARDS CATALOGUE once a year and publishes supplementary copies to the main CATALOGUE periodically. The CATALOGUE provides you with a list of Current STANDARDS , STANDARDS under Review and Withdrawn STANDARDS i ii HOW TO USE THE CATALOGUE Numerical list of STANDARDS The main section of this CATALOGUE is arranged in numerical order with an alphabetical subject index. The aim of this approach is to facilitate easy retrieval of information. Sample entry (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) GS ISO 8167: 2006 ( 2016 ) Projections for Resistance Welding 3 Pages Group.
6 1 This standard specifies the characteristics and dimensions of projections for resistance welding. It includes the appropriate design and dimensions for tools. (F) (G) (I) (H) A Standard Number B Year of Publication C Reaffirmed Date (indicating the continuing currency of the standard) D An identical standard The publication is identical in every detail with a corresponding international standard. E ICS Number - International Classification of STANDARDS F Standard Title G Price Code H Number of Pages I Scope STANDARDS Arranged According to Subject (ICS) The list of STANDARDS arranged according to ICS, contains the following bibliographic information: ICS Number Standard Number Page number referred to in Numerical list of STANDARDS iii Subject Structure The subject s t r u c t u r e of the CATALOGUE presented on page vi is based on the International Classification for STANDARDS (ICS).
7 This structure is a hierarchical classification which consists of three levels. Level 1 covers broad fields of activity in standardization. Each field (printed in bold upper-case character) contains a two-digit notation, 67 FOOD TECHNOLOGY The fields are subdivided into groups (level 2: printed in bold lower-case characters). The notation for a group consists of the field notation and the three-digit group number, separated by a point, : Milk and milk products A number of groups are further divided into subgroups (level 3: printed in lower-case characters).
8 The notation of a subgroup consists of the group notation and a two-digit number, separated by a point, : Butter PRICE CODE FOR GHANA STANDARDS Code Pages Current price (GH ) Gr 1 Gr 2 Gr 3 Gr 4 Gr 5 Gr 6 Gr 7 Management Systems STANDARDS 1 10 11 20 21 30 31 40 41 50 51 80 81 above ____ SALE OF STANDARDS Local and International STANDARDS are sold to interested manufacturers, exporters and importers to enable their Products and Services Conform to the relevant Specification for favorable competition on the local and international markets.
9 Local and International STANDARDS can be obtained at the GHANA STANDARDS Authority s Documentation and Information Center. GS IEC STANDARDS listed in the CATALOGUE would be ordered for clients on request. GHANA STANDARDS Authority also offers E-Sale of GHANA STANDARDS where clients can request for STANDARDS and make payment into GSA S bank account via bank transfer and receive watermarked PDF versions of the STANDARDS requested. Also available on our website ( ) is the GSA ISO webstore ( ) where ISO STANDARDS can be purchased online with payment options of either bank transfer or credit card.
10 For more information contact our Information Center at the following address: GHANA STANDARDS Authority MB245 Accra - GHANA Tel: 233-0302-500065/6; 506991-4 Fax: 233-0302-500092 / 500231 E-mail: / / / Website: The GHANA STANDARDS Authority is located at Okponglo, off the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange Abbreviations Used GS GHANA Standard GS CODEX STAN Adopted Codex STANDARDS GS CAC/GL Adopted Codex Guideline GS CAC/RCP Adopted Codex Recommended Code of Practice GS A/D/E/F Adopted American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)