Weekly Update 15th to 26th JUNE 2020

UNBS destroys substandard goods worth UGX 2.5 Billion

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has destroyed 232 metric tonnes of substandard goods worth UGX 2.5 billion. This is in line with UNBS mandate of enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety, and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products. https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11241

UNBS certifies thirteen (13) more companies to produce Non-Medical Facemasks

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified thirteen (13) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 16th June 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufactures to twenty-three (23). https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11238

UNBS cautions against masqueraders extorting money from the public

It has come to our attention that some individuals are masquerading as UNBS staff conducting unauthorized inspections at different business premises and extorting money from the public. UNBS would like to disassociate its self from such individuals and inform the public that UNBS staff are NOT SUPPOSED TO request for money to offer any service and all those doing so are MASQUERADERS. https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11234