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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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Revision of Fee Structure

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) under the Chapter 13.25 is authorized to examine goods imported and manufactured locally to determine compliance with mandatory standards. As of January 3rd 2003, the monitoring of goods manufactured in and imported into Saint Lucia has been effected through the Compulsory Standards Compliance Programme. The Compulsory Standards Compliance …

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Beauty & Wellness Training

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards invites you to a free Beauty & Wellness Programme. Register by calling the (758) 453-0049 / (758) 4560102 or visit our website at www.slbs.org.

Emancipation Day Closure

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards will be closed on Emancipation Day August 1st, 2019. We will be reopening on Friday 2nd August, 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Do have a safe and enjoyable Emancipation Day.

Basic Training in Food Safety

Introduction Food is essential for health and well being but may also be a cause of illness. Food-borne illness can have seriously damaging effects on individuals. Education of food handlers in the basic principles of food hygiene is therefore critical as it constitutes an important measure in preventing food-borne illness. Prevention is better than cure. …

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May 2019 Newsletter

SLBS gets Support from CSN for Capacity Building For two weeks in May, over two hundred employees of National Standards bodies, public and private sector laboratories from Saint Lucia and the CARICOM Region, received training in two critical standards to drive capacity in build expertise in key conformity assessment bodies in the Caribbean. Through the …

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