The following standards are being issued for thirty (30) days non-objection commencing 08 October 2018 to 06 November 2018.
1. CRS 32 Processed Foods – Pasta products – Specification
2. CRS 42 Processed Foods – Ketchup
3. CRS 53 Carbonated beverages – Specification
4. CRS 61 Soap bars – Specification
Copies of these standards are available for viewing at the Bureau’s Main Office and four Regional Offices (Mandeville, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, and Savanna-La-Mar).
The BSJ will offer training and business support services to MSME through the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) Voucher for Technical Assistance (VTA) Programme. This grant assistance provides funding of J$200,000 (reduced from J$300,000) For more: dbjvoucher.com
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) / National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) are issuing an immediate recall of all 18″ standing fans, with the brand name VideoCon bearing the model number: VC-1881PP, which were imported by VideoCon Trading Limited located at 65-67 Orange Street, Kingston. While undergoing abnormal operation and overload tests in the BSJ laboratory, the fan motors burnt in both situations.
Persons who have purchased the VideoCon brand of fans are being advised to check for model number: VC-1881PP and any person in possession of any of these fans are advised to stop using them immediately and return same to the point of purchase, as these are a safety hazard.
Consumers with queries may contact the BSJ between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. by calling 876-618-1534, 876-632-4275, or 876-926-3140, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.