GRENADA BUREAU OF STANDARDS

STANDARDS MEAN QUALITY

 

Standards Listing (Numerical with Abstract)

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GDS 5: Pt. 22: 2001  Specification for Agricultural Produce: Watermelons (Citrullus lanatus)

Applies to watermelons (Citrullus lanatus) grown in Grenada to be supplied fresh to the consumer market and excludes products for industrial processing.(A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 23: 2001  Specification for Agricultural Produce: Waternuts (Cocos nucifera)

Applies to waternut (Cocos nucifera) grown in Grenada to be supplied fresh to the consumer market and excludes products for industrial processing.(A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 24: 2003  Specification for Agricultural Produce: White Potato (English/Irish/Table)

Applies to all white potatoes to be supplied fresh to the consumer market. It also describes minimum requirements for the grade, storage and labelling of white potatoes.(A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 25: 2003 Specification for Agricultural Produce: Table Grapes

Applies to commercial varieties (cultivars) of table grapes grown from Vitis vinifera, to be supplied fresh to consumers after preparation and packaging. (A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 26: 2003  Specification for Agricultural Produce: Apples

Applies to all apples to be supplied fresh to the consumer market. It sets out specifications and describes minimum requirements for the grade, storage and labeling of apples.(B)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 27: 2011 Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Bananas

Specifies the requirements for bananas grown from Musa spp. (AAA) of the Musaceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 1: 2010) (A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 28: 2011 Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Cabbages

Applies to commercial varieties of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) to be supplied fresh to the consumer after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 2: 2010) (A)

GDS 5: Pt. 29: 2011 Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Grapefruits

Specifies the quality requirements of commercial varieties of grapefruits grown from Citrus paradise Macfad. of the Rutaceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 3: 2010) (A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 30: 2011 Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Oranges

Specifies the requirements for commercial varieties of oranges grown from Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck, of the Rutaceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 6: 2010) (B)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 31: 2011  Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Pineapples

Specifies the requirements for pineapples (Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.) of the Bromoeliceae family, which are to supplied fresh to the consumer at the import and export control stage, after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 7: 2010) (A)

 

GDS 5: Pt. 32: 2011Specification for Grades of Fresh Agricultural Produce: Sweet Peppers 

 

Specifies the requirements of sweet peppers (Capsicum annuum L. var. grossum) which are to be supplied fresh to the consumer at market at the the export or import control stages, after preparation and packaging. (CRS 24: Pt. 9: 2010) (A)

 

GDS 6: 1992 Specification for Hollow Concrete Blocks Compulsory

Applies to hollow pre-cast concrete blocks made from a mixture of Portland cement, water and suitable aggregates and intended for use in load bearing and non-load bearing masonry walls of building.(B)

 

GDS 7: 1997 Specification for Gerberas

Defines the quality requirements of fresh gerberas at the dispatching stage after preparation and packaging.(A)

 

GDS 8: 1997  Specification for Crotons

Defines the quality requirements for crotons at the dispatching stage after preparation and packaging.(A)

 

GDS 9: 1991  Code of Practice for Footwear: Purchasing, Care and Handling of Complaints

Lays down the guidelines for the purchasing (particularly for children), care and maintenance of leather, suede and canvas footwear as well as that of man-made materials.(A)

 

GDS 10: 1992 Specification for the Content of Warranties for Goods

Stipulates the areas that shall be covered by written product warranties or guarantees, offered by manufactures, importers, retailers or other vendors in connection with the sale of goods. (A)

 

GDS 11: Pt. 1: 1992 Specification for Paint: Interior and Exterior: Oil Modified Alkyd

Prescribes requirements for ready mixed alkyd paint for interior and exterior applications.(A)

 

GDS 11: Pt. 2: 1992 Specification for Paint: Interior and Exterior – Emulsion Type, Flat

Applies to emulsion paint for interior and exterior use on masonry surfaces including concrete.

 

GDS 11: Pt. 3: 1999 Specification for the Limit on Lead Content in Paint

Prescribes a maximum limit on the lead content in paint and varnish supplied in fluid form.(B)

 

GDS 12: 1992 Specification for Wheat Flour Compulsory

Sets out the requirements for wheat flour (also called flour, white flour, or enriched flour) that is intended for human consumption and it describes the methods of sampling and testing that should be used.(A)

 

GDS 12: 1992 Specification for Wheat Flour Compulsory

 

Sets out the requirements for wheat flour (also called flour, white flour, or enriched flour) that is intended for human consumption and it describes the methods of sampling and testing that should be used.(A)

 

GDS 13: 1992 Specification for Rum Compulsory

Prescribes the methods of sampling and analysis for rum. (C)  

 

GDS 14: 1992 Specification for Toilet Tissue Compulsory

Applies to toilet tissue in the single-ply and 2-ply roll. (B)

 

GDS 15: 1992 Method of Tests for Paints and Surface Coatings

Specifies basic methods for testing the physical properties of paints and surface coatings.(C) 

 

GDS 16: 1997 Specification for Coconut Oil

Prescribes the requirements and methods of sampling and test for Coconut Oil intended for edible and industrial use at the Commercial level. (CCS 23: 1992)(C) 

 

GDS 17: 1997 Specification for Biscuits

Prescribes basic and general requirements to be sold in the Caribbean Common Market. (CCS   17: 1992) (B) 

 

GDS 18: 1994 Specification for White Sugar

Prescribes the requirements for dry granulated white sugar packed in containers not exceeding 50kg (1½ lb) and excludes Icing Sugar. (A   )

 

GDS 19: 1994  Specification for Brown Sugar

Prescribes the requirements for brown sugar which shall be the unrefined crystalline products from washed healthy cane packed in containers not exceeding 50 kg (1½ lb).(B)

 

GDS 20: 1997 Methods of Test for Sugar

 

GDS 21: 1997   Specification for Canned Vegetables

Applies to canned vegetables and includes general requirements for hygiene in production, labelling, the quality and safety of ingredients and food additives.(  CCS27: 1992) (C)

 

GDS 22: 1994 Specification for Whole Chicken (Eviscerated) and Chicken Parts

Prescribes the requirements and the method of sampling and the test for whole chicken

(eviscerated) and chicken parts.(B)

 

GDS 23: Pt.1: 1996  Code of Practice for the Handling of Fresh Fish at Sea

 

It prescribes the hygienicrequirements for the handling of fish at sea. (Applies to fresh fish, chilled but not frozen).(A) 

 

GDS 23: Pt.2: 1996Code of Practice for the Handling of Fresh Fish at the Processing Plan  

It prescribes the hygienicrequirements for the handling of fish at the processing plant. (Applies to fresh fish, chilled but not frozen).(A)

 

GDS 24: Pt. 1: 1994  Specification for Filling, Handling, Storage, Transportation and Location of Portable Cylinders for Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Covers plant for the filling of portable containers of LPG and the handling and storage of portable containers at such plant and the positioning of containers at consumers’ premises. 

 

GDS 24: Pt. 2: 1994 Specification for Inspection, Testing and Requalification of Portable Containers for Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Describes requirements for the inspection, testing and requalification of portable containers for liquefied gases (LPG).  (B)

 

GDS 25: 2003 Requirements for the Assessment, Licensing and   

(Revised)Registration of the Accommodation Sector in Grenada Compulsory

 

Sets out the procedures by which hotels, apartments, guest houses and villas are to be assessed and licensed and also lays down the minimum requirements essential for the proper upkeep of accommodation facilities.(C)

 

GDS 26: 1997 Specification for Pneumatic Passengers Car Tyres Compulsory

Applies to new and used pneumatic passengers car tyres.(C)

 

GDS 27: 1997  Definitions of Terms used in the Pneumatic Tyres Industry

Defines terms related to passenger and commercial vehicle tyres. (B)

 

GDS 28: 1997 Code of Practice for the Storage of Tyres, Inner Tubes and Flaps 

Gives recommendations for storage of tyres, inner tubes and flaps.(A)

 

GDS 29: 1997 Specification for Pasta Products

 

Prescribes requirements for macaroni, spaghetti, vermicelli, noodles and egg noodles. (CCS 32: 1994)

 

GDS 30: 1997  Specification for Paper Products for Personal Cleansing (Tissues, Napkins, Towels)

 

Sets requirements for the performance, dimensions, labelling, sampling, and testing of paper products for use in personal hygiene and cleaning. (CCS 33: 1994) (C)

 

GDS 31: 1997 Specification for Chocolate Confectionery and Cocoa Products

Applies to Chocolate Confectionery, Cocoa butter and Cocoa powder for use in foods, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, beverages or for flavouring. (CCS 34: 1994) (C)

 

GDS 32: 1997 Specification for Spices and Sauces 

Prescribes requirements for the identity, comparison, purity and hygiene in processing, packaging, labelling, sampling and testing of spices. (CCS 35: 1994)  (D)

 

GDS 33: 1997 Specification for Margarine and Cooking Margarine 

Prescribes requirements for margarine and cooking margarine to be sold in the Caribbean Community. (CCS 14: 1992) (B) 

 

GDS 34: 1997 Specification for Shortening  

Prescribes requirements for products to be sold as shortening within the Caribbean Community.  ( CCS  15: 1992) (A)  

 

GDS 35: 1997 Specificationfor Toilet Soap and Laundry Soap

Prescribes requirements for toilet soap and laundry soap to be sold in the Caribbean Common Market.  (CCS16: 1992) (C)

 GDS 36: 1997 Specification for Cosmetics: General Requirements

Specifies general requirements for the manufacture of cosmetics. CCS 18: 1992 (A)  

 

GDS 37: 1998 Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System and Guidelines for its Application

Sets out the principle of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. CAR/RCP-1-1969 Rev.3 1997 (A)

 

GDS 38: 1998 Guidelines for Developing Quality Manual 

Provides guidelines for the development, preparation and control of quality  manuals tailored to the specific needs of the user. (ISO 10013: 1995)(B)

 

GDS 39: Pt. 1: 1998 Auditing

Establishes basic audit principles, criteria and provides guidelines for establishing, planning, carrying out and documenting audits of quality systems. (ISO 10011-1) (A)

 

GDS 39: Pt. 2: 1998   Qualification Criteria for Quality Systems Auditors 

 

Gives guidelines on qualification criteria for auditors. (ISO 140011-2) (A)