Globally, countries have put in place measures to stop further spread of COVID-19 through increased personal hygiene such as washing hands with soap and water and constant use of hand santisers. Please find below a press statement on the need to ensure to buy commodities such as liquid handwash, tissue and face masks from trusted sources.

ZCSA urges consumers to buy hand sanitiser, tissue, liquid hand wash and face masks from trusted sources

Our Mandate

The Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency is a statutory body under the Ministry of Commerce,

Trade and Industry established by the Compulsory Standards Act No. 3 of 2017.


Core Values

Professionalism , Integrity , Team work

Hard work,  Innovation, Confidentiality



Strategic Plan

The Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) Established by an act of parliament, the Compulsory Standards Act number 3 of 2017 to administer, maintain and ensure compliance with compulsory standards for the purpose of public safety and health, consumer protection and environmental protection.