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By: Nrcs  11-11-2011

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NRCS to destroy unsafe products in Port Elizabeth
01 Sep 11
MEDIA ADVISORY   DATE:   1 September 2011   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE: NRCS to destroy unsafe pr..
NRCS to demolish products in Cape Town
25 Aug 11
TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE: NRCS to demolish thousands of products of unsafe commodities in Cape Town   The Nationa..
NRCS to donate toilet paper to charity
14 Jul 11
MEDIA RELEASE   DATE:  14 July 2011   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE:  NRCS to donate toilet paper to ..
NRCS to destroy thousands of products in Durban
11 Jul 11
MEDIA ADVISORY    DATE:  11 July 2011   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE: NRCS to destroy thousands of..
POSSIBLE FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES ON SALE OF LPG
07 Jul 11
MEDIA RELEASE   DATE:  7 July 2011   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE:  NRCS WARN CONSUMERS OF POSSIBLE ..
NRCS to destroy unsafe products in Cape Town
02 May 11
NRCS to destroy thousands of unsafe products in Cape Town   The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) will on Wednesday (4 M..
NRCS’s geared to regulate the live abalone
24 Mar 11
NRCS’s geared to regulate the live abalone     RE: NRCS’s geared to regulate the live abalone. The National Regulator for Compulsory Sp..
NRCS to distribute toilet paper
14 Feb 11
NRCS to distribute toilet paper to various charities and schools in Gauteng and MpumalangaThe National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)’..
NRCS LEVY CONSULTATION SESSIONS
27 Aug 10
INVITATION TO THE NRCS LEVY CONSULTATION SESSIONS   The CEO of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), Mr Moses Moeletsi, ..
Inspectors seize loaves of bread in the Cape
24 Aug 10
NRCS inspectors seize short mass loaves of bread in the Cape   The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) team of inspectors f..
NRCS heads north to conduct surprise raids
23 Jul 10
NRCS heads north to conduct surprise raids in Polokwane and Makhado cities   The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) will f..
NRCS halts sale of short mass cement bags in PE
20 Jul 10
NRCS halts the sale of short mass cement bags in Port Elizabeth   The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)’s Legal Metrology..
Non compliant shooting ranges
18 May 10
NRCS to take tough actions against owners of non compliant shooting ranges   In its bid to enforce the compulsory specification on all Small Ar..
Surprise Raids in Durban
06 May 10
NRCS uncovered thousands of non compliant products during surprise raids in Durban During its fourth day of the surprise raids in Durban, the Nation..
Destruction function
31 Mar 10
NRCS to destroy thousands of non compliant products as part of its consumer month programme   The National Regulator for Compulsory Specificat..
The Role of the NRCS and its operations
26 Mar 10
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications hosts a workshop with the City Deep Police station in Johannesburg to explain the role of the org..
Distribution of toilet papers
24 Mar 10
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications in partnership with the North West Department of Education will distribute toilet papers to selec..
NRCS uncovered thousands of non compliant products
16 Mar 10
MEDIA STATEMENT DATE:  16 March 2010 TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS  RE: NRCS uncovered thousands of non compliant products during..
Two- day surprise raids
16 Mar 10
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications will embark on two- day surprise raids ( 16-17 March 2010 ) in various malls and flea market..
Consumer Month 2010
01 Mar 10
Since its formation in September 2008, the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has made significant strides in the fight to remove..
fish caught off the South African coastlines
04 Feb 10
Following the recent reports on the study conducted on some fish caught off the South African coastlines, the National Regulator for Compulsory Specif..
Ridding the country of unsafe commodities
30 Nov 09
NRCS destroyed thousands of products in various parts of South Africa, ridding the country of unsafe commodities The National Regulator for Compulsor..
NRCS raids in Johannesburg
12 Nov 09
NRCS raids uncovered thousands of unscrupulous products in JohannesburgIn a surprise visit to various warehouses in Johannesburg recently, the Nationa..
Database of Non Compliant Products
09 Oct 09
Database of Non Compliant Products   Database of Non Compliant Products  ( 16 MB )
NRCS HOTLINE
09 Oct 09
NRCS Hotline   Article on NRCS Hotline   NRCS Hotline FAQ   NRCS Hotline Posters
NRCS COMMEMORATES NATIONAL SAVINGS MONTH - JULY
30 Jul 09
 NRCS COMMEMORATES THE NATIONAL SAVINGS MONTH - JULY NRCS through the Legal Metrology Division has joined hands with other players including the..
Tiger Brands to remove its Disinfectants
14 Jul 09
NRCS orders Tiger Brands to remove its Disinfectants products from the market and stop selling them to the consumer.The National Regulator for Compuls..
NON COMPLIANCE BY GONOW VEHICLES
26 Jun 09
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) was established on the 1st of September 2008 under the NRCS Act 5 of 2008 as an ongoing co..
Sale of non complying paraffin stoves
11 Jun 09
CONSUMER ALERT   It has come to the attention of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications that a lot of retailers and manufactur..
NON COMPLIANT TOILET PAPERS OFFERED FOR SALE
08 Jun 09
    MEDIA RELEASE   8 June 2009   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    NRCS UNCOVERES NON COMPLIANT TOILET P..
THE OWNER OF DEXIANG TRADING STORE WAS ARRESTED
27 May 09
      MEDIA RELEASE   27 May 2009   TO ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS    RE: THE OWNER OF A CHINESE SH..
OIML Meeting.
17 Mar 09
The packaging and labelling of products came under scrutiny during the recent Technical Committee Meeting of the International Organisation of Legal M..
CONSUMER WARNING ON NON-COMPLIANT GOODS
08 Dec 08
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), former SABS Regulatory Division has discovered several non-pressure paraffin stoves and h..
BEWARE OF CORRUPT GAS CYLINDER RETAILERS
04 Dec 08
CONSUMER – BEWARE OF CORRUPT GAS CYLINDER RETAILERSThe National Regulatory for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), former SABS Regulatory Division would..


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NRCS also enforces regulations under the Trade Metrology Act, ensuring that the most common measurements used in trade transactions are reliable, and that measuring instruments are reliable and accurate. Sampling, inspecting and testing products, auditing of manufacturing and other processes, and examination of documentary evidence are used to assess compliance with compulsory standards and regulations.