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SABS is a leading business services provider to organizations worldwide, offering a range of services for management system certification, product testing and certification, and standardization.

This includes the standardization in the field of manufacturing, conversion and testing of agrochemicals, including all aspects of their effects on man and his environment relating to activities in the following fields: herbicides, nematicides, insecticides and pesticides.

Various acts pertaining to the handling and storage of agrochemicals on farms confuse producers attempting to comply with legislation. For this reason the SABS a national standard which summarises all the stipulations of the relevant acts. These regulations apply to all kinds of farming, including fruit, grain, vegetable and stock farming.

Growing environmental awareness and the increasing awareness of quality implies the need for standardized requirements and test methods.