Weekly Update 29th June to 10th July 2020

UNBS certifies twelve (12) more companies to produce Non-Medical Facemasks

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified twelve (12) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 8th July 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufacturers to thirty-five (35). https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11249

UNBS certifies over 90 more companies to produce sanitizers

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified 98 more companies to produce sanitizers as of 8th July 2020. This is aimed at protecting consumers from buying sanitisers that do not comply with standards and are harmful to their health, in the wake of COVID-19 https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11246

Poor Product Quality Will Destroy Your E-Commerce Brand

When starting an e-commerce brand, there are many things to consider that may not even be directly related to the core of your product. Logistics, marketing strategy, selling platform factors, and inventory management practices are just a few things you’ll need to master. https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11251

UNBS cautions online distributors against selling sub-standard products

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has cautioned online distributors against selling substandard products. The warning was sounded during an online stakeholder engagement with online distributors in the country, aimed at offering technical guidance in trade to enable the sale of safe, quality products and self-regulation as well as compliance to relevant standards and legal requirements. https://blog.unbs.go.ug/?p=11254