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BOS 547:2014


Tolerances permitted for the accuracy of measurements made in terms of legal metrology legislation including the measurement of goods when prepackaged or when measured at the time of sale or in pursuance of a sale, and requirements for the inspection of prepackages

SKU: BOS 547:2014 Category: Product ID: 27766

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1.1 Accuracy of measurements regulated by legal metrology legislation including the measurement of goods when measured at the time of sale or when prepackaged in constant or random (non-constant) nominal quantities of mass, volume, linear measure, area, or count.
1.2 Sampling plans and procedures for use by legal metrology officials in verifying the quantity of product in prepackages.
1.3 Examination of the quantity of product in prepackages including determination of average tare masses, the drained quantity of products in a liquid medium, and the actual quantity of frozen products.
1.4 Special conditions pertaining to products that may lose moisture (desiccating) after packing and foodstuffs in a liquid medium that is not intended to be consumed.This Botswana Standard specifies Legal Metrology requirements for: NOTE The sampling plans are not suitable for use in the quantity control processes of packers. NOTE The requirements in this Standard are based on the international recommendations specified in OIML R 87 and are applicable in the SADC Region. Packers for export outside of the SADC Region are advised to familiarise themselves with the requirements of the country of intended export.

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