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The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is consulting on the release of a draft standard, DUS 1688:2017 Footwear — Sports shoes — Specification.

This draft standard prescribes the performance, requirements, sampling and test methods of sports footwear. This standard outlines the following requirements:

  • Sampling and conditioning
  • Design
  • Whole footwear
  • Marking
  • Packing

The consultation period will end on August 29, 2017.

Other important dates are:

  • Proposed date of adoption: December 2017
  • Proposed date of enforcement: Upon declaration, as mandatory by the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives



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