Press Release

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Provides Public Access to Compulsory Standards The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has taken steps to ensure compliance to minimum requirements for safety of products consumed in Saint Lucia is maintained. The SLBS has noticed an increase in the number of applications for label assessments for the introduction of …

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Compulsory Standards of Saint Lucia

Compulsory Standards of Saint Lucia The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is providing public access in Read Only format to all Compulsory Standards for which Compliance is mandatory. SLNS 1-1: 2016 Specification for Labelling of Commodities – Part 1: General Labelling Requirements This national standard describes general labelling requirements for commodities. It is applicable to …

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Guidelines for Reopening of Beauty and Wellness Sector

As we battle the economic set back of COVID 19 we will need to open businesses. The Beauty and wellness sector has a collection of business including spas, barbershops, hairdressing salons, nail salons, gymnasiums etc. Its important to note that the reopening would be under certain conditions of protocols for health and safety.  Protection of staff …

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SLBS Approval of Alternative Packaging Material

SLBS APPROVAL OF ALTERNATIVE PACKAGING MATERIAL The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards in its role regulating and authenticating alternative packaging material as part of the Phase-Out of Styrofoam and other Single-Use Plastic Food Service Containers in Saint Lucia provides pre-approval services for qualifying packaging materials. Applicants are required to provide the following information to permit …

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Contraban Cigarettes

Contraban Cigarettes Warning The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has pulled from the market for sale packages of a particular brand of cigarettes ZON, King Size, Full Flavor 20 class filter cigarettes which was found on sale during routine market surveillance. The non-conforming cigarettes do not conform to SLNS 27: 2016 Specification for Labelling …

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards plays host to International Delegation

Regional and international quality professionals from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the European Union (EU) are currently in Saint Lucia for a three day discussion and training which started Tuesday 21st January through to Thursday 23rd January at the Coco Palm Resort, Rodney Bay, Castries. The meeting is the culmination of an African Caribbean and …

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