' v-’ 5 '&i]v31 NOT AVAILABLE FOR LOAN GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY THE MALAWI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE (Published by Authority) 3,265: Vol. LU No. 15| Zomba, 27th March, 2014 Registered at the GP.O. as a Newspaper Price: K500.00 CONTENTS Page Malawi Bureau of Standards Notice of Declaration . . 115. 172 General Notice No. 28 MALAWI BUREAU OF STANDARDS ACT, 2012 (Act No. 14 of 2012) Malawi Bureau of Standards (Malawi Standards) (Declaration) Notice, 2015 In Exercise of the powers conferred by section 27(1) of the Malawi Bureau of Standards Act, 2012, the Board of the Malawi Bureau of Standards declares the Standards in the Schedule to be Malawi Standards— SCHEDULE Column I Column 2 Column 3 Malawi Standard Title of the standard Scope (Description) of the. standard Number MS 3:2004 Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride, Covers two duties (normal and heavy) of unplasticized (uPVC) sewer and drain pipes and pipe polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes of nominal sizes 110-630 fittings-Specification mm and one duty of uPCV pipe fittings of nominal sizes 110 mm and 160 mm. intended for underground non-pressure applications in the construction of sewers and drains where temperatures continuously in excess of 60 degrees Celsius are not encountered. MS 4:1993 Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) Covers unplasticized polyvinyl chloride type 1 pipes and type 1, pressure pipes and fittings (for injection moulded fittings intended for cold water services cold water servicesJ-Specification under pressure at ambient temperature not below 25degrees Celsius. MS 5:1993 Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) Covers unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes and pipes and pipe fittings for use above pipe fittings intended for above-ground non-pressure applica ground in drainage installations- tions (such as soil water, waste water and ventilating pipes) Specification where continuous temperatures in excess of 60 degrees Celsius are not encountered. Five nominal sizes of pipes and pipe fittings, ranging from 40 mm to 160 mm. are specified, all of which may be designed for either rubber ring type or adhesive type jointing. MS 6:1994 Burnt clay bricks-Specification Covers bricks made from clay, brick-earth or shale, and hard ened by firing. MS 7:1980 Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) Presents the comparative physical, chemical, and mechanical pipes installation-Code practice properties of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride pipes in common use, to provide guidance in their selection for applications and to define sound practice in fabrication and installation of such pipe work. MS 9: 2011 Plugs, socket outlets and socket outlet Covers three-pin plugs, socket outlets and socket outlet adaptors-Specification adaptors for use at nominal statutory supply voltages to earth and for currents not exceeding 15 amperes, and intended for use in household and similar purposes. MS 12:1981 Vinegar-Methods of test Specifies methods of test for vinegar intended for use as condiments. MS 18:2010 Carbonated soft drinks-Specification Specifies requirements for carbonated soft drinks. The standard does not cover requirements for fruit juices, fruit flavoured drinks and comminuted fruit drinks.